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Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food

by Hervé This & Malcolm DeBevoise

Note-by-Note Cooking is a landmark in the annals of gastronomy, liberating cooks from the constraints of traditional ingredients and methods through the use of pure molecular compounds. 1-Octen-3-ol, which has...


Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

by Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, Mariela Johansen & Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the past...


Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Food Rights: The Escalating Battle Over Who Decides What We Eat

by David E. Gumpert

Do Americans have the right to privately obtain the foods of our choice from farmers, neighbors, and local producers, in the same way our grandparents and great grandparents used to do?

Yes, say a growing number...


Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking: The Ultimate Guide for Home-Scale and Market Producers

by Gianaclis Caldwell & Ricki Carroll

The key to becoming a successful artisan cheesemaker is to develop the intuition essential for problem solving and developing unique styles of cheeses. There are an increasing number of books on the market about...


Demystifying Food from Farm to Fork

by Maurice J. Hladik

In North America and elsewhere, there is a growing concern by many that they are no longer connected in any meaningful way with the production or processing of the food they consume. Furthermore, many sources...


Microbiological Guidelines

by Collective

Food plays an essential part in everyday life.

Food should be tasty, healthy, sustainable and preferably not too expensive. But food should also be safe and with sufficient guarantees on maintaining good quality...


What's Making Our Children Sick?

by Michelle Perro & Vincanne Adams

Exploring the links between GM foods, glyphosate, and gut health

With chronic disorders among American children reaching epidemic levels, hundreds of thousands of parents are desperately seeking solutions to...


Of Migrants and Meanings

by Olivier de Maret

The circulation of goods, ideas, and people has shaped a common European food culture. But practical questions pertaining to this process remain unanswered. How and why do changes in food habits occur and what...


Gourmands and Gluttons

by Carlnita P. Greene

From «supersizing it» to hoarding, we are living in an age of excess. Whether it is cars or housing, American culture is being driven by the old adage that «bigger is better». Yet, although we often overlook...


The Chemistry of Wine

by David R. Dalton

Poets extol the burst of aroma when the bottle is opened, the wine poured, the flavor on the palate as it combines with the olfactory expression detected and the resulting glow realized. But what is the chemistry...


The Truth About Fast Food - Nutrition Books for Kids | Children's Diet & Nutrition Books

by Baby Professor

Do you like eating at a fast food restaurant? What is your favorite meal there? Fast food is convenient because it is fast and delicious. Most of the time, the prices are very affordable too. However, there...


The Food Groups - Nutrition Books for Kids | Children's Diet & Nutrition Books

by Baby Professor

Right nutrition starts with knowledge of the food groups. If you know what you’re eating and how it affects overall health, you will be inspired to make the right decision even outside the home. This book...


Food Philosophy

by Ryan D. Gable

Ryan Gable is a radio host and author who has been a long-time advocate of moderation in all aspects of life.  His path in life has led to discoveries which run counter to what is considered "normal" in today's...


Hidden Hunger

by Aya Hirata Kimura

For decades, NGOs targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy community turned its focus to the "hidden...


The Jungle

by Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is one of the most famous and widely read books in America during the 20th century. In addition to being considered a classic, its description of slaughterhouses helped bring about...


Yummy! What & Why? - Healthy Foods for Kids - Nutrition Edition

by Baby Professor

With the plethora of unhealthy food options, how do you encourage your child to eat healthy? Well, you make him/her understand the benefits, of course. If plan talk will not get the job done then this beautiful...


Acids and Bases - Food Chemistry for Kids | Children's Chemistry Books

by Baby Professor

Food chemistry is not taboo. There are many kids these days who really do well in the kitchen because they understand tastes, acids and bases. By adding science to cooking, the results become phenomenal. Use...


The Science of Tastes - Introduction to Food Chemistry for Kids | Children's Chemistry Books

by Baby Professor

Science is everywhere! In fact, it’s also present in the food you eat. Your can use this really cool chemistry book to bring science closer to the consciousness of your young learner. This is an amazing book...


Science of Cooking in the Kitchen | Children's Science & Nature

by Baby Professor

Help your child to understand that science is everywhere! It’s even in the kitchen, where mommy whips up delicious meals. This easy-to-read science book will serve as your child’s introduction to food science...


The science of eating

by Alfred W. McCANN

In this revised and enlarged edition, the author has incorporated a schedule of ideal food combinations for children over the age of three years. These suggestions may be used as meals for the entire family...