Food Project


FOOD : CHEMISTRY & TYPES
Types of food
Beneath the ads, a list of the four types of food with clearly explained info: www.edinformatics.com/math_science/science_of_cooking/types_of_foods.htm
Food Chemistry Types
More complicated, more details, more scientific than the first site:
http://web.archive.org/web/20070603112336/http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/
hbooks/pathphys/digestion/basics/foodchem.html
COMPONENTS of ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Calorie & Fat
Gram Chart

Mr. Glover's suggestion:
www.ntwrks.com/~mikev/chart1.html

USDA National Nutrient Database
Search by ingredient - read the instructions on the page. You can search an ingredient (such as butter), then narrow your search by amount (1 cup or1 tablespoon). VERY large number of ingredients in many forms - truly excellent search engine.
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/
Nutrient Value of
Common Foods
PDF - will take a moment to load:
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/nutrition/nvscf-vnqau_e.pdf
Simple Nutrition Info
Written for kids, but may be useful because it's so clearly written:
www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/calorie.html
Composition
of an Egg
Metric Conversion
Volume
Conversion
http://www.sciencemadesimple.net/volume.php
Weight
Conversion
http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/weight_conversion.php
RECIPES
AllRecipes.com
Search for recipes containing ingredients that you type in:
allrecipes.com/Search/Ingredients.aspx
Cooks.com

Search for recipes!
www.cooks.com/

ORIGIN of INGREDIENTS or
WHERE DOES OUR FOOD COME FROM?
Chocolate
www.valrhona.com/us/#/la-maison/de-la-feve-a-la-tablette
Spices
www.spiceadvice.com/encyclopedia/index.html
Flour
skagitfoodshed.wordpress.com/2007/07/22/flour-power/
SCIENCE of COOKING
Kitchen Chemistry
Many interesting topics (including "asparagus pee"!!) from the Royal Society of Chemistry (England):
http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/res00000850/kitchen-chemistry
Baked Goods
Cakes, cookies, breads, etc.: what's the job of each ingredient?
What's in a recipe?
How freezing preserves food
www.thecookinginn.com/freezing.html
How drying preserves food
www.thecookinginn.com/dried.html
How canning preserves food
www.thecookinginn.com/canning.html
How pickling preserves food
www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/pickles/pickling.html
Chief Sealth Library Page
Resource page created and maintained by Katie Hubert,
Chief Sealth High School Librarian
Last Update: 5/15/2012

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