What Einstein Told His Cook by Robert L. Wolke audiobook

What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

By Robert L. Wolke
Read by Sean Runnette

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9.21 Hours 1
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Why is red meat red? How do they decaffeinate coffee? Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus and award-winning Washington Post food columnist Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions, while debunking misconceptions and helping you interpret confusing advertising and labeling. A finalist for both the James Beard Foundation and IACP Awards for best food reference, What Einstein Told His Cook engages cooks and chemists alike.

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Summary

Summary

Why is red meat red? How do they decaffeinate coffee? Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus and award-winning Washington Post food columnist Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions, while debunking misconceptions and helping you interpret confusing advertising and labeling. A finalist for both the James Beard Foundation and IACP Awards for best food reference, What Einstein Told His Cook engages cooks and chemists alike.

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Editorial Reviews

With its zest for the truth, this book will help cooks learn how to make more intelligent choices. Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Robert L. Wolke

Author Bio: Robert L. Wolke

Robert L. Wolke is professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh and researcher in both chemistry and physics. As an educator and lecturer, he enjoys a national reputation for his ability to make science understandable and enjoyable. He is the author of What Einstein Didn’t Know: Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions and Chemistry Explained, as well as dozens of scientific research papers. From 1998 to 2007 he wrote a food science column for the Washington Post. He lives in Pittsburgh.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English