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“Get this book and you’ll wonder how you ever managed to cook without Harold McGee in your life. . . . No saucepan is left unturned in McGee’s quest to explain the mysteries and alchemy of the kitchen. . . . it is a joy to find a book that deals with the nuances of cooking, all those hair-pulling moments that result in apologies at dinner. Even for those successful chefs, this book will polish your skills.”
—Weekly Times Now
Praise for Harold McGee:
"Dazzlingly informative ... McGee is the father of modern food science and by far the most enjoyable writer to read on the subject."
— Sunday Telegraph (UK)
"He has made the jump from mere author to timeless authority."
HAROLD MCGEE is a world-renowned authority on the chemistry of foods and cooking. He studied science and literature at Caltech and Yale, and has written two prize-winning books, On Food and Cooking and The Curious Cook, as well as many articles and reviews. He lives in San Francisco.See all Product Description