Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks
Author: Jeff Potter
Release: 2010-08-02
Editor: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Pages: 431
ISBN: 0596805888
Language: en
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Are you the innovative type, the cook who marches to a different drummer -- used to expressing your creativity instead of just following recipes? Are you interested in the science behind what happens to food while it's cooking? Do you want to learn what makes a recipe work so you can improvise and create your own unique dish? More than just a cookbook, Cooking for Geeks applies your curiosity to discovery, inspiration, and invention in the kitchen. Why is medium-rare steak so popular? Why do we bake some things at 350° F/175° C and others at 375° F/190° C? And how quickly does a pizza cook if we overclock an oven to 1,000° F/540° C? Author and cooking geek Jeff Potter provides the answers and offers a unique take on recipes -- from the sweet (a "mean" chocolate chip cookie) to the savory (duck confit sugo). This book is an excellent and intriguing resource for anyone who wants to experiment with cooking, even if you don't consider yourself a geek. Initialize your kitchen and calibrate your tools Learn about the important reactions in cooking, such as protein denaturation, Maillard reactions, and caramelization, and how they impact the foods we cook Play with your food using hydrocolloids and sous vide cooking Gain firsthand insights from interviews with researchers, food scientists, knife experts, chefs, writers, and more, including author Harold McGee, TV personality Adam Savage, chemist Hervé This, and xkcd "My own session with the book made me feel a lot more confident in my cooking." --Monica Racic,The New Yorker "I LOVE this book. It's inspiring, invigorating, and damned fun to spend time inside the mind of 'big picture' cooking. I'm Hungry!" --Adam Savage, co-host of Discovery Channel's MythBusters "In his enchanting, funny, and informative book, Cooking for Geeks (O'Reilly), Jeff Potter tells us why things work in the kitchen and why they don't." -- Barbara Hanson, NewYork Daily News

Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks
Author: Jeff Potter
Release: 2010-07-20
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 433
ISBN: 9781449396039
Language: en
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Presents recipes ranging in difficulty with the science and technology-minded cook in mind, providing the science behind cooking, the physiology of taste, and the techniques of molecular gastronomy.

Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks
Author: Jeff Potter
Release: 2015
Editor: O'Reilly Media
Pages: 473
ISBN: 1491928050
Language: en
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Annotation Are you ready to experiment with food the way you tinker with technology? Whether or not you know how to cook, with 'Cooking for Geeks' you'll discover a new method to cooking through experiments that let you see the algorithms behind recipes.

The Geeky Chef Cookbook

The Geeky Chef Cookbook
Author: Cassandra Reeder
Release: 2015-05-19
Editor: Race Point Pub
Pages: 147
ISBN: 9781631060496
Language: en
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Contains 50 step-by-step, illustrated recipes for foods seen in sci-fi and fantasy TV, movies, games and books.

The Domestic Geek s Meals Made Easy

The Domestic Geek s Meals Made Easy
Author: Sara Lynn Cauchon
Release: 2019-04-23
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780735235434
Language: en
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The debut cookbook from YouTube cooking superstar Sara Lynn Cauchon of The Domestic Geek With more than 1.4 million followers, and over 100 million video views, The Domestic Geek is one of YouTube's most popular cooking shows. Fans adore host Sara Lynn Cauchon's fresh, fun, no-fuss style of cooking and her easy recipes are big on flavor and have a healthful twist. Readers won't find any fancy, hard-to-pronounce ingredients here, nor will they have to make a trip to the health food store to prepare delicious dishes like Greek Chicken Soup, Veggie Fried Quinoa, or Easy Peasy Risotto. Sara Lynn teaches fans how to master basic cooking techniques while offering loads of variations like her sheet pan supper series that includes recipes for Ranch Roasted Chicken and Veggies, Chili Lime Shrimp Fajitas and Halibut with Green Beans, Tomatoes and Olives. For cooks who want to mix it up in the kitchen, Sara Lynn offers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free alternatives, as well as simple swaps to make recipes more family-friendly.

The Geeky Chef Cookbook

The Geeky Chef Cookbook
Author: Cassandra Reeder
Release: 2020-04-14
Editor: Race Point Publishing
Pages: 163
ISBN: 9781631067105
Language: en
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You’ve watched the TV shows and movies, played the video games, and read the books. Now it’s time to level-up your geek factor…into the kitchen. From Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games, and Star Trek to Doctor Who, The Legend of Zelda, and World of Warcraft, The Geeky Chef compiles over 60 delectable, ethereal, and just plain odd—yet oddly delicious—recipes that you can re-create right in your own home. This smaller hardcover version of the original book has a new, fresh, modern design and includes 10 additional recipes from The Geeky Chef Strikes Back, making it the perfect gift for the geek in your life. A self-proclaimed nerd with a fondness for cooking, author Cassandra Reeder, creator of The Geeky Chef blog, has thoroughly researched every dish to make the final product look and taste as close to the source material as possible. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and fun themed photos, these simple recipes will soon have you unlocking achievements in the kitchen, no matter if you’re cooking for yourself, a friend, or even a viewing party. So if you’ve ever found yourself thirsting for Lon Lon Milk, drooling over Pumpkin Pasties, or being a tad bit curious about Cram, this cookbook is for you. Fantasy foods are fantasy no longer!

The Geek s Cookbook

The Geek s Cookbook
Author: Liguori Lecomte
Release: 2018-05-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 118
ISBN: 9781510729278
Language: en
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Send your taste buds to another world with over thirty recipes from your favorite series, TV shows, and video games. Eat like a geek! Minecraft Cookies! Sam Gangee Stew with Nasty Fries and Lembas! Skywalker Verrine! The Geek’s Cookbook is the fun and easy geeky recipe book with dishes from all your favorite shows, movies, and video games! It’s packed with original and delicious recipes inspired by: Game of Thrones The Big Bang Theory Zelda The Walking Dead Minecraft Star Wars Breaking Bad The Matrix Harry Potter Pokémon Dexter Lord of the Rings Batman Final Fantasy Binge-watching your favorite season of Dexter, Breaking Bad, or The Walking Dead? Planning a Pokémon Go gaming party or a Harry Potter viewing party? Need sustenance to fuel your attempt to achieve the impossible and watch all six Star Wars movies in a row? Enter The Geek’s Cookbook, your guide to cooking all sorts of treats and goodies to nourish your inner (or outer) geek. Experience the supreme taste of the Matrix Burger or the Sauron Tarts, succumb to the Dagobah Marsh in Herb Crust or the Karadoc Crunch. Top it all off with some Meringue Pokéball, and you’ve got yourself a meal fit for Geek royalty.

The Geek s Cookbook

The Geek s Cookbook
Author: Liguori Lecomte
Release: 2021-09-07
Editor: Skyhorse
Pages: 96
ISBN: 1510766316
Language: en
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Geeks, nerds, dorks, unite. Here is the gift you—and your families—have been waiting for—recipes for superfans of Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and more! Minecraft Cookies! Sam Gangee Stew with Nasty Fries and Lembas! Skywalker Verrine! The Geek’s Cookbook is the fun and easy geeky recipe book with dishes from all your favorite shows, movies, and video games! It’s packed with original and delicious recipes inspired by: Zelda The Walking Dead Minecraft Breaking Bad The Matrix Pokémon Dexter Lord of the Rings Batman Final Fantasy Binge-watching your favorite season of Dexter, Breaking Bad, or The Walking Dead? Planning a Pokémon Go gaming party or a Harry Potter viewing party? Need sustenance to fuel your attempt to achieve the impossible and watch all six Star Wars movies in a row? Enter The Geek’s Cookbook, your guide to cooking all sorts of treats and goodies to nourish your inner (or outer) geek. Send your taste buds to another world with over thirty recipes from your favorite series, TV shows, and video games. Experience the supreme taste of the Matrix Burger or the Sauron Tarts, succumb to the Dagobah Marsh in Herb Crust or the Karadoc Crunch. Top it all off with some Minecraft Cookies or Meringue Pokéball, and you’ve got yourself a meal fit for Geek royalty. Eat like a geek!

Fitness for Geeks

Fitness for Geeks
Author: Bruce Perry
Release: 2012-04-24
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 335
ISBN: 9781449399894
Language: en
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Uses science and computer metaphors to explain how the body works and what it needs to thrive in terms of exercise, food, and health.

The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook

The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook
Author: Rosanna Pansino
Release: 2015-11-03
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781501104015
Language: en
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A cookbook based on the author's fondness of geek culture and baking.

Star Wars Galaxy s Edge

Star Wars  Galaxy s Edge
Author: Chelsea Monroe-Cassel,Marc Sumerak
Release: 2019-11-05
Editor: Insight Editions
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781683837985
Language: en
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Inspired by the cuisine from the exciting new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed lands at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: The Official Black Spire Outpost Cookbook is the ultimate source for creating out-of-this-world meals and treats from a galaxy far, far away. Join intergalactic gourmet Strono “Cookie” Tuggs for a mouthwatering journey into the cuisine of Black Spire Outpost and beyond. From the swamps of Dagobah to the forests of Endor and the deserts of Jakku, chef extraordinaire Strono “Cookie” Tuggs has traveled countless light-years to compile the galaxy’s most delicious recipes into this unique volume. With Cookie as your guide, journey to the streets of Black Spire Outpost and discover delectable delicacies such as Braised Shaak Roast, Nerf Kebabs, Mustafarian Lava Buns, Huttese Slime Pods, Spicy Mandalorian Stew, and much more. Featuring seventy recipes—including sides, sauces, soups, breads, main courses, desserts, and drinks—this comprehensive cookbook is a hyperspace route to the tastiest treats in the galaxy, bringing a little taste of Black Spire Outpost right into your own home.

The Geeky Chef Drinks

The Geeky Chef Drinks
Author: Cassandra Reeder
Release: 2018-10-23
Editor: Race Point Publishing
Pages: 163
ISBN: 9781631065606
Language: en
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Featuring nerdy recipes for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, The Geeky Chef Drinks is your chance to sip your way through your favorite sci-fi and fantasy worlds—Game of Thrones, Legend of Zelda, Star Trek, and more. Whether you’re into comics, video games, books, or movies, you’ll be able to make the drinks you've always wanted to taste from realms like The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Legend of Zelda, Firefly, Minecraft, Final Fantasy, and many more. In The Geeky Chef Drinks, author Cassandra Reeder has imagined into being the delicious alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages from these varied sci-fi worlds. If you've found yourself craving Shimmerwine from Firefly, Flander’s Planters Punch from The Simpsons, or Pumpkin Juice from Harry Potter, your thirst will be quenched. Easy, step-by-step instructions and fun theme photos make these creative recipes perfect for your next party, season premier get-together, or your standing reservation for a party of one. With The Geeky Chef Drinks, prepare to be transported to galaxies far, far way.

The Flavor Equation

The Flavor Equation
Author: Nik Sharma
Release: 2020-10-27
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781452182858
Language: en
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Named one of the Best Fall Cookbooks 2020 by The New York Times, Eater, Epicurious, Food & Wine, Forbes, Saveur, Serious Eats, The Smithsonian, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, CNN Travel, The Kitchn, Chowhound, NPR, The Art of Eating Longlist 2021 and many more; plus international media attention including The Financial times, The Globe and Mail, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, The Times (U.K.), Delicious Magazine (U.K.), The Times (Ireland), and Vogue India and winner of The Guild of U.K. Food Writers (General Cookbook). Finalist for the 2021 IACP Cookbook Award. "The Flavor Equation" deserves space on the shelf right next to "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat" as a titan of the how-and-why brigade."– The New Yorker "Deep and illuminating, fresh and highly informative... a most brilliant achievement." – Yotam Ottolenghi "[A] beautiful and intelligent book." – J. Kenji López-Alt, author The Food Lab and Chief Consultant for Serious Eats.com Aroma, texture, sound, emotion—these are just a few of the elements that play into our perceptions of flavor. The Flavor Equation demonstrates how to convert approachable spices, herbs, and commonplace pantry items into tasty, simple dishes. In this groundbreaking book, Nik Sharma, scientist, food blogger, and author of the buzz-generating cookbook Season, guides home cooks on an exploration of flavor in more than 100 recipes. • Provides inspiration and knowledge to both home cooks and seasoned chefs • An in-depth exploration into the science of taste • Features Nik Sharma's evocative, trademark photography style The Flavor Equation is an accessible guide to elevating elemental ingredients to make delicious dishes that hit all the right notes, every time. Recipes include Brightness: Lemon-Lime Mintade, Saltiness: Roasted Tomato and Tamarind Soup, Sweetness: Honey Turmeric Chicken Kebabs with Pineapple, Savoriness: Blistered Shishito Peppers with Bonito Flakes, and Richness: Coconut Milk Cake. • A global, scientific approach to cooking from bestselling cookbook author Nik Sharma • Dives deep into the most basic of our pantry items—salts, oils, sugars, vinegars, citrus, peppers, and more • Perfect gift for home cooks who want to learn more beyond recipes, those interested in the science of food and flavor, and readers of Lucky Peach, Serious Eats, Indian-Ish, and Koreatown • Add it to the shelf with cookbooks like The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji López-Alt; Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi; and Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat.

Geeks Girls and Secret Identities

Geeks  Girls  and Secret Identities
Author: Mike Jung
Release: 2012-10-01
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780545392518
Language: en
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Can knowing the most superhero trivia in the whole school be considered a superpower? If so, Vincent Wu is invincible. If not (and let's face it, it's "not"), then Vincent and his pals Max and George don't get any props for being the leaders (and, well, sole members) of the (unofficial) Captain Stupendous Fan Club. But what happens when the Captain is hurt in an incident involving BOTH Professor Mayhem and his giant indestructible robot AND (mortifyingly) Polly Winnicott-Lee, the girl Vincent totally has a crush on? The entire city is in danger, Vincent's parents and his friends aren't safe, the art teacher has disappeared, and talking to Polly is REALLY, REALLY AWKWARD. Only Vincent Wu has what it takes to save the Captain, overcome Professor Mayhem, rally his friends, and figure out what to say to Polly. But will anyone take him seriously? Seriously. Anyone?? Find out in this action-packed super comedy debut.

A Feast of Ice and Fire The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook

A Feast of Ice and Fire  The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Author: Chelsea Monroe-Cassel,Sariann Lehrer
Release: 2012-05-29
Editor: Bantam
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780345535542
Language: en
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Ever wonder what it’s like to attend a feast at Winterfell? Wish you could split a lemon cake with Sansa Stark, scarf down a pork pie with the Night’s Watch, or indulge in honeyfingers with Daenerys Targaryen? George R. R. Martin’s bestselling saga A Song of Ice and Fire and the runaway hit HBO series Game of Thrones are renowned for bringing Westeros’s sights and sounds to vivid life. But one important ingredient has always been missing: the mouthwatering dishes that form the backdrop of this extraordinary world. Now, fresh out of the series that redefined fantasy, comes the cookbook that may just redefine dinner . . . and lunch, and breakfast. A passion project from superfans and amateur chefs Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer—and endorsed by George R. R. Martin himself—A Feast of Ice and Fire lovingly replicates a stunning range of cuisines from across the Seven Kingdoms and beyond. From the sumptuous delicacies enjoyed in the halls of power at King’s Landing, to the warm and smoky comfort foods of the frozen North, to the rich, exotic fare of the mysterious lands east of Westeros, there’s a flavor for every palate, and a treat for every chef. These easy-to-follow recipes have been refined for modern cooking techniques, but adventurous eaters can also attempt the authentic medieval meals that inspired them. The authors have also suggested substitutions for some of the more fantastical ingredients, so you won’t have to stock your kitchen with camel, live doves, or dragon eggs to create meals fit for a king (or a khaleesi). In all, A Feast of Ice and Fire contains more than 100 recipes, divided by region: • The Wall: Rack of Lamb and Herbs; Pork Pie; Mutton in Onion-Ale Broth; Mulled Wine; Pease Porridge • The North: Beef and Bacon Pie; Honeyed Chicken; Aurochs with Roasted Leeks; Baked Apples • The South: Cream Swans; Trout Wrapped in Bacon; Stewed Rabbit; Sister’s Stew; Blueberry Tarts • King’s Landing: Lemon Cakes; Quails Drowned in Butter; Almond Crusted Trout; Bowls of Brown; Iced Milk with Honey • Dorne: Stuffed Grape Leaves; Duck with Lemons; Chickpea Paste • Across the Narrow Sea: Biscuits and Bacon; Tyroshi Honeyfingers; Wintercakes; Honey-Spiced Locusts There’s even a guide to dining and entertaining in the style of the Seven Kingdoms. Exhaustively researched and reverently detailed, accompanied by passages from all five books in the series and photographs guaranteed to whet your appetite, this is the companion to the blockbuster phenomenon that millions of stomachs have been growling for. And remember, winter is coming—so don’t be afraid to put on a few pounds. Includes a Foreword by George R. R. Martin

Adventure Time The Official Cookbook

Adventure Time  The Official Cookbook
Author: Jordan Grosser
Release: 2016-11-29
Editor: Insight Editions
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781608876433
Language: en
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Grab your friends and get cooking in the land of Ooo with Adventure Time: The Official Cookbook, featuring recipes from all your favorite characters and kingdoms. In the Founders’ Island Library, Finn discovered the remains of an old cookbook filled with dishes such as “lasagna” and “boiled eggs.” And he was pretty sure that the cookbook had belonged to his mom at some point. Weird. But a lot of the pages had been lost to the cruel sands of time. So Finn took it upon himself to fill up the book with as many crazy delicious food ideas as he could. And since that only filled around six pages, he recruited Jake, Marceline, Princess Bubblegum, and the other citizens of Ooo to help complete the cookbook. There was pouring! There was mixing! There was a pasta-related Wizard Battle! Are you ready to feast your eyes and prepare your stomach for the most awesome, most delixious meals this side of the Candy Kingdom? Grab your friends and start cooking, Ooo-style, with Adventure Time: The Official Cookbook.

The Flavor Matrix

The Flavor Matrix
Author: James Briscione,Brooke Parkhurst
Release: 2018
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 327
ISBN: 9780544809963
Language: en
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One of Smithsonian Magazine's Ten Best Food Books of the Year A revolutionary new guide to pairing ingredients, based on a famous chef's groundbreaking research into the chemical basis of flavor As an instructor at one of the world's top culinary schools, James Briscione thought he knew how to mix and match ingredients. Then he met IBM Watson. Working with the supercomputer to turn big data into delicious recipes, Briscione realized that he (like most chefs) knew next to nothing about why different foods taste good together. That epiphany launched him on a quest to understand the molecular basis of flavor--and it led, in time, to The Flavor Matrix. A groundbreaking ingredient-pairing guide, The Flavor Matrix shows how science can unlock unheard-of possibilities for combining foods into astonishingly inventive dishes. Briscione distills chemical analyses of different ingredients into easy-to-use infographics, and presents mind-blowing recipes that he's created with them. The result of intensive research and incredible creativity in the kitchen, The Flavor Matrix is a must-have for home cooks and professional chefs alike: the only flavor-pairing manual anyone will ever need.

Baking All Year Round

Baking All Year Round
Author: Rosanna Pansino
Release: 2018-10-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781501179839
Language: en
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New York Times bestselling author of The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook and beloved YouTube star Rosanna Pansino is back with a delicious and inspired new collection of recipes! In this book you will find more than 85 recipes for many of the holidays and special occasions that Rosanna Pansino’s family celebrates, such as Christmas, New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and more. It will be your guide for years to come with fun, creative, and delicious ideas to make and share. This book has everything you’ll need to make a lasting impression. It’s also sprinkled with several recipes that are either gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate all year round!

Salt Fat Acid Heat

Salt  Fat  Acid  Heat
Author: Samin Nosrat
Release: 2017-04-25
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 478
ISBN: 9781476753836
Language: en
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Now a Netflix series New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the 2018 James Beard Award for Best General Cookbook and multiple IACP Cookbook Awards Named one of the Best Books of 2017 by: NPR, BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Rachel Ray Every Day, San Francisco Chronicle, Vice Munchies, Elle.com, Glamour, Eater, Newsday, Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Seattle Times, Tampa Bay Times, Tasting Table, Modern Farmer, Publishers Weekly, and more. A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared "America's next great cooking teacher" by Alice Waters. In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an ambitious new approach to cooking by a major new culinary voice. Chef and writer Samin Nosrat has taught everyone from professional chefs to middle school kids to author Michael Pollan to cook using her revolutionary, yet simple, philosophy. Master the use of just four elements--Salt, which enhances flavor; Fat, which delivers flavor and generates texture; Acid, which balances flavor; and Heat, which ultimately determines the texture of food--and anything you cook will be delicious. By explaining the hows and whys of good cooking, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat will teach and inspire a new generation of cooks how to confidently make better decisions in the kitchen and cook delicious meals with any ingredients, anywhere, at any time. Echoing Samin's own journey from culinary novice to award-winning chef, Salt, Fat Acid, Heat immediately bridges the gap between home and professional kitchens. With charming narrative, illustrated walkthroughs, and a lighthearted approach to kitchen science, Samin demystifies the four elements of good cooking for everyone. Refer to the canon of 100 essential recipes--and dozens of variations--to put the lessons into practice and make bright, balanced vinaigrettes, perfectly caramelized roast vegetables, tender braised meats, and light, flaky pastry doughs. Featuring 150 illustrations and infographics that reveal an atlas to the world of flavor by renowned illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat will be your compass in the kitchen. Destined to be a classic, it just might be the last cookbook you'll ever need. With a foreword by Michael Pollan.

The Geeky Chef Strikes Back

The Geeky Chef Strikes Back
Author: Cassandra Reeder
Release: 2017-09-15
Editor: Geeky Chef
Pages: 155
ISBN: 9781631062933
Language: en
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Geek out with fifty new unofficial recipes from Cassandra Reeder, inspired by favored science fiction and fantasy books, movies, television shows, and video games with The Geeky Chef Strikes Back!