This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Harold McGee - With extensive experience in food chemistry as well as cooking and physics, his role in the book is to convey to readers not only the important foods and their properties but to answer basic cooking questions with facts, diagrams and examples.
Louis Pasteur - Originally developed to lengthen the shelf life of alcohol, this character's invention led to the pathogen-killing heat treatment that allows milk and several other products to be enjoyed by those who do not live on a farm.
Nicolas Appert - He discovered that if...
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