Fruit and Vegetable Flavour Book

Fruit and Vegetable Flavour


  • Author : B Brückner
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-02-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845694296

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Fruit and Vegetable Flavour Excerpt :

Consumer acceptance of food is highly dependent on flavour. This important collection reviews the chemical basis of fruit and vegetable flavour and current methods for improving the flavour of fruit and vegetable products. Opening chapters outline the economic importance of flavour in fruit and vegetables. Part one investigates the formation of fruit and vegetable flavour and how it deteriorates after harvest. Part three contains chapters on flavour management during horticultural and postharvest operations. Chapters discuss the possibilities and limitations for flavour improvement by selection and breeding, and the role of maturity for improved fruit and vegetable flavour. Part four concludes the volume with a discussion of emerging trends in flavour manipulation, especially how knowledge of the genetic background of quality attributes can be applied to flavour improvement. With its team of experienced international contributors Fruit and vegetable flavour: recent advances and future prospects is an essential reference for all those working in the food industry concerned with improving flavour in fruit and vegetables. Reviews the chemical basis of fruit and vegetable flavour and current methods for improvement Discusses the possibilities and limitations for flavour enhancement by selection and breeding Illustrates how knowledge of the genetic background of quality attributes can be applied to flavour improvement

Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors Book

Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors


  • Author : Y. H. Hui
  • Publisher : John Wiley and Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-12-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118031858

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Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors Excerpt :

HANDBOOK of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors A global PERSPECTIVE on the latest SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, and APPLICATIONS The demand for new flavors continues to rise. Today’s consumers want interesting, healthy, pleasurable, and exciting taste experiences, creating new challenges for today’s food and flavor scientists. Fortunately, they can turn to this comprehensive reference on the flavor science and technology of fruits, vegetables, spices, and oils for guidance on everything from basic science to new technologies to commercialization. Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors is divided into two sections. The first section, dedicated to fruit flavor, is organized into five parts: Part I: Biology, Chemistry, and Physiochemistry Part II: Biotechnology Part III: Analytic Methodology and Chemical Characterizations Part IV: Flavors for Fruit Commodities Part V: Flavors of Selected Dried Fruits The second section, dedicated to vegetable flavor, is divided into two parts, covering biology, chemistry, physiochemistry, and biotechnology in the first part and flavor for vegetable commodities in the second part. Both the fruit flavor and vegetable flavor sections provide detailed coverage of such important topics as processing, extraction, flavor biosynthesis, and genetic engineering. Moreover, readers will find important details on regulations and requirements governing flavor additives as well as sanitation and safety in flavor manufacturing. Each of the chapters has been written by one or more leading experts in food and flavor science. The authors represent more than ten countries, giving food and flavor scientists a unique global perspective on the latest flavor science, technology, and applications.

Fresh Cut Fruits and Vegetables Book

Fresh Cut Fruits and Vegetables


  • Author : Olusola Lamikanra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2002-02-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420031874

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Fresh Cut Fruits and Vegetables Excerpt :

Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables: Science, Technology, and Market provides a comprehensive reference source for the emerging fresh-cut fruits and vegetables industry. It focuses on the unique biochemical, physiological, microbiological, and quality changes in fresh-cut processing and storage and on the distinct equipment design, packaging requirements, production economics, and marketing considerations for fresh-cut products. Based on the extensive research in this area during the past 10 years, this reference is the first to cover the complete spectrum of science, technology, and marketing issues related to this field, including production, processing, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, safety, engineering, sensory, biotechnology, and economics. ABOUT THE EDITOR: Olusola Lamikanra, Ph.D., is a Research Chemist and Lead Scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and his Ph.D. from the University of Leeds, England. He was Professor in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Director of the Center for Viticultural Science and Small Farm Development at Florida A&M University, Tallahassee. Dr. Lamikanra is the author of more than 100 publications.

Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing Book
Score: 4.5
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Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing


  • Author : Y. H. Hui
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 0203912918

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Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing Excerpt :

Representing the vanguard in the field with research from more than 35 international experts spanning governmental, industrial, and academic sectors, the Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing compiles the latest science and technology in the processing and preservation of vegetables and vegetable products. This reference serves as the only guide to compile key tools used in the United States to safeguard and protect the quality of fresh and processed vegetables. A vast and contemporary source, it considers recent issues in vegetable processing safety such as modified atmosphere packaging, macroanalytical methods, and new technologies in microbial inactivation.

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals Book

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals


  • Author : Elhadi M. Yahia
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-11-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119157946

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Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals Excerpt :

Enlarged edition of: Fruit and vegetable phytochemicals: chemistry, nutritional value and stability / [editors] Laura A. de la Rosa, Emilio Alvarez-Parrilla, Gustavo A. Gonzaalez-Aguilar. Ames,, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible Book

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible


  • Author : Karen Page
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316244176

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The Vegetarian Flavor Bible Excerpt :

Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor -- which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is an essential guide to culinary creativity, based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs, representing such acclaimed restaurants as Crossroads and M.A.K.E. in Los Angeles; Candle 79, Dirt Candy, and Kajitsu in New York City, Green Zebra in Chicago, Greens and Millennium in San Francisco, Natural Selection and Portobello in Portland, Plum Bistro in Seattle, and Vedge in Philadelphia. Emphasizing plant-based whole foods including vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, the book provides an A-to-Z listing of hundreds of ingredients, from avßav? to zucchini blossoms, cross-referenced with the herbs, spices, and other seasonings that best enhance their flavor, resulting in thousands of recommended pairings. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is the ideal reference for the way millions of people cook and eat today -- vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike. This groundbreaking book will empower both home cooks and professional chefs to create more compassionate, healthful, and flavorful cuisine.

Improving the Health Promoting Properties of Fruit and Vegetable Products Book

Improving the Health Promoting Properties of Fruit and Vegetable Products


  • Author : F A Tomás-Barberán
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-04-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 584
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845694289

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Improving the Health Promoting Properties of Fruit and Vegetable Products Excerpt :

Consumers are advised to increase fruit and vegetable consumption, but the health effects of increased intake are not fully understood. This important collection brings together information on the health-promoting properties of fruit and vegetables. Introductory chapters provide an overview of fruit and vegetable bioactives and consumer attitudes towards fruit and vegetables. Part two discusses the health effects of fruit and vegetables in relation to specific diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases. The focus in Part three is on understanding fruit and vegetable phytochemicals. Chapters cover physiological and ecological functions and biosynthesis of health-promoting compounds in fruit and vegetables, rapid analysis of phytochemicals in fruit and vegetables and clinical evidence for biological activity of fruit and vegetable phytochemicals. Part four chapters review the effect of pre- and post-harvest technologies on the health-promoting properties of fruit and vegetables. Topics covered include traditional breeding and modern processing techniques and their effect on fruit and vegetable phytochemicals; genetic manipulation of vegetable crops to alleviate diet-related diseases; agronomy and the nutritional quality of fruit; storage and handling of fruit and vegetables for optimal health-related quality and postharvest enhancement of bioactive compounds in fresh produce using abiotic stresses. The final chapters in Part five look at the nutritional quality of particular fruit and vegetable products, such as fresh-cut fruit and vegetables and organic fruit and vegetables. Improving the health-promoting properties of fruit and vegetable products is a valuable reference for those working in the fresh and processed fruit and vegetable sector of the food industry. Provides an overview of fruit and vegetable bioactives Discusses the health effects of fruit and vegetables in relation to specific diseases Reviews

The Flavor Bible Book
Score: 4.5
From 28 Ratings

The Flavor Bible


  • Author : Andrew Dornenburg
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2008-09-16
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316039840

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The Flavor Bible Excerpt :

The timeless guide to culinary creativity and flavor exploration, based on the wisdom of the world's most innovative chefs Eight years in the making, The Flavor Bible is a landmark book that will inspire the greatest creations of innovative cooks and chefs by serving as an indispensable guide to creativity and flavor affinities in today's kitchen. Cuisine is undergoing a startling historic transformation: With the advent of the global availability of ingredients, dishes are no longer based on geography but on flavor. This radical shift calls for a new approach to cooking -- as well as a new genre of "cookbook" that serves no to document classic dishes via recipes, but to inspire the creation of new ones based on imaginative and harmonious flavor combinations. The Flavor Bible is your guide to hundreds of ingredients along with the herbs, spices, and other seasonings that will allow you to coax the greatest possible flavor and pleasure from them. This astonishing reference distills the combined experience of dozens of America's most innovative culinarians, representing such celebrated restaurants as A Voce, Babbo, Blue Hill, Café Atlántico, Chanterelle, Citronelle, Gramercy Tavern, the Herbfarm, Jardinière, Jean Georges, Le Bernardin, the Modern, Moto, and the Trellis. You'll learn to: explore the individual roles played by the four basic tastes -- salty, sour, bitter, and sweet -- and how to bring them into harmony; work more intuitively and effectively with ingredients by discovering which flavors have the strongest affinities for one another; brighten flavors through the use of acids -- from vinegars to citrus juices to herbs and spices such as Makrut lime and sumac; deepen or intensify flavors through the layering of specific ingredients and techniques; and balance the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of cooking and serving an extraordinary meal. Seasoned with tips, anecdotes, and signature dishes from the country's most respected chefs and p

Flavour Development  Analysis and Perception in Food and Beverages Book

Flavour Development Analysis and Perception in Food and Beverages


  • Author : J K Parker
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782421115

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Flavour Development Analysis and Perception in Food and Beverages Excerpt :

Flavour is a critical aspect of food production and processing, requiring careful design, monitoring and testing in order to create an appealing food product. This book looks at flavour generation, flavour analysis and sensory perception of food flavour and how these techniques can be used in the food industry to create new and improve existing products. Part one covers established and emerging methods of characterising and analysing taste and aroma compounds. Part two looks at different factors in the generation of aroma. Finally, part three focuses on sensory analysis of food flavour. Covers the analysis and characterisation of aromas and taste compounds Examines how aromas can be created and predicted Reviews how different flavours are perceived

Taste Matters Book

Taste Matters


  • Author : John Prescott
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release Date : 2013-02-15
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781861899514

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The human tongue has somewhere up to eight thousand taste buds to inform us when something is sweet, salty, sour, or bitter—or as we usually think of it—delicious or revolting. Tastes differ from one region to the next, and no two people’s seem to be the same. But why is it that some people think maple syrup is too sweet, while others can’t get enough? What makes certain people love Roquefort cheese and others think it smells like feet? Why do some people think cilantro tastes like soap? John Prescott tackles this conundrum in Taste Matters, an absorbing exploration of why we eat and seek out the foods that we do. Prescott surveys the many factors that affect taste, including genetic inheritance, maternal diet, cultural traditions, and physiological influences. He also delves into what happens when we eat for pleasure instead of nutrition, paying particularly attention to affluent Western societies, where, he argues, people increasingly view food selection as a sensory or intellectual pleasure rather than a means of survival. As obesity and high blood pressure are on the rise along with a number of other health issues, changes in the modern diet are very much to blame, and Prescott seeks to answer the question of why and how our tastes often lead us to eat foods that are not the best for our health. Compelling and accessible, this timely book paves the way for a healthier and more sustainable understanding of taste.

Generation of Aromas and Flavours Book

Generation of Aromas and Flavours


  • Author : Alice Vilela
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-11-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 82
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789844528

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Generation of Aromas and Flavours Excerpt :

Consumer product acceptance and market success are dependent on the product's aroma/flavour. Flavours can be produced through chemical synthesis, microbial biocatalysis or by extraction from plants and animal sources. In recent times, chemical synthesis is not as desirable as this is not eco-friendly. So, in the food industry, natural ingredients are added to preparations for efficiency, softness or emotional appeal. Microbiology, bioengineering and biochemistry have enabled the elucidation of metabolic pathways; genetic engineering is expected to help in identifying metabolic blockages and creating novel high-yielding strains, while proteomics help in the application of analytical techniques. All these sciences, old and new, will lead to innovative ideas in the quest for better, sustainable and consumer-approved flavours and aromas.

The Australian Fruit   Vegetable Garden Book

The Australian Fruit Vegetable Garden


  • Author : Clive Blazey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Food crops
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924104777788

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The Australian Fruit Vegetable Garden Excerpt :

This new, totally updated fruit and vegetable book has the most detailed guidance on how to grow vegetables and fruit successfully in your own back yard. It is written by Australians for Australian conditions. Based on 30 years of experience at the Digger's Club gardens, it covers over 240 vegetables and herbs, and 188 fruits, nuts and berries. This is a guide for all climates and even the tiniest garden spaces. It explains how to make compost, and shows how you can save $1,000's growing your own produce.

First Bite Book
Score: 4
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First Bite


  • Author : Bee Wilson
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465073900

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First Bite Excerpt :

We are not born knowing what to eat; as omnivores it is something we each have to figure out for ourselves. From childhood onward, we learn how big a "portion" is and how sweet is too sweet. We learn to enjoy green vegetables -- or not. But how does this education happen? What are the origins of taste? In First Bite, award-winning food writer Bee Wilson draws on the latest research from food psychologists, neuroscientists, and nutritionists to reveal that our food habits are shaped by a whole host of factors: family and culture, memory and gender, hunger and love. Taking the reader on a journey across the globe, Wilson introduces us to people who can only eat foods of a certain color; prisoners of war whose deepest yearning is for Mom's apple pie; a nine year old anosmia sufferer who has no memory of the flavor of her mother's cooking; toddlers who will eat nothing but hotdogs and grilled cheese sandwiches; and researchers and doctors who have pioneered new and effective ways to persuade children to try new vegetables. Wilson examines why the Japanese eat so healthily, whereas the vast majority of teenage boys in Kuwait have a weight problem -- and what these facts can tell Americans about how to eat better. The way we learn to eat holds the key to why food has gone so disastrously wrong for so many people. But Wilson also shows that both adults and children have immense potential for learning new, healthy eating habits. An exploration of the extraordinary and surprising origins of our tastes and eating habits, First Bite also shows us how we can change our palates to lead healthier, happier lives.

Flavours and Fragrances Book
Score: 5
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Flavours and Fragrances


  • Author : Ralf Günter Berger
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-03-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540493396

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Flavours and Fragrances Excerpt :

This book is an introduction to the world of aroma chemicals, essential oils, fragrances and flavour compositions for the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry. Present technology, the future use of resources and biotechnological approaches for the production of the respective chemical compounds are described. The book has an integrated and interdisciplinary approach on future industrial production and the issues related to this topic.

Fruit and Vegetable Quality Book

Fruit and Vegetable Quality


  • Author : Robert L. Shewfelt
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-04-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 1566767857

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Fruit and Vegetable Quality Excerpt :

Improved quality requires integration across business functions and scientific disciplines. Based on this premise, Fruit and Vegetable Quality: An Integrated View presents 15 unique perspectives on achieving greater quality and guidance for a more integrated approach to postharvest handling and fruit and vegetable research. Designed for anyone involved in the management, production, handling, distribution, or processing of fruits and vegetables, it provides concise descriptions of important issues, roadmaps to the literature in specific fields, assessments of current knowledge and research needs, and specific examples of product-based research. Your guide to the dynamic developments in integrating fruit and vegetable quality projects, Fruit and Vegetable Quality: An Integrated View also presents a range of options for achieving better coordination of research across scientific disciplines.