On Food and Cooking Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Harold McGee
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What continent does yogurt originate from?

2. What is the disadvantage of cooking vegetables?

3. What should one always do to vegetables before eating them?

4. What should one do to a fish if he wants to eat it raw?

5. What continent did sour cream and buttermilk originate from?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why are fish healthy?

2. How does one create Creme Caramel from custard?

3. How has McGee changed the second edition of the book?

4. What are browning reactions?

5. How does one poach a fish?

6. What is dough made of?

7. How should one cook poached eggs?

8. What are the major components of wine?

9. How is an egg formed?

10. How can raw milk become infected?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What are the different cooking methods? Why is it important to examine different cooking methods? How do the different cooking methods affect the flavor of food?

Essay Topic 2

Choose one of the following and discuss any advancements in that area since the writing of the book.

1. Vitamin intake.

2. Food and mental heath.

3. Food and healthy society.

Essay Topic 3

Choose one of the following foods in the book and examine why it is important to our diets.

1. Milk.

2. Meat.

3. Fish.

4. Salt.

5. Vegetables.

6. Fruit.

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