Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza!
How many of you have had pizza this week?
What is your favorite pizza restaurant?
What is your favorite kind of pizza?
Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza!
How is pizza dough different from the dough
we have b
Poultry is generally the least expensive and most versatile of all main dish foods
The various ways to butcher poultry and the utilization of almost any cooking method
makes it very versatile
Poultry has a mild flavor and is almost always tender
Legend has it that while camping outside the French town Bessieres, Napoleon tried a
local innkeeper's new dishan omelet. Bonaparte was so impressed that he ordered the
people of Bessieres to collect all the eggs in the village to prepare one
First cakes made with butter as shortening and often are called Butter Cakes
Fats can be butter, margarine and vegetable shortening
Made with the conventional method or the quick method of mixing.
Shortened cakes have a fine texture, are
History of Italian Cuisine
The beginning of Italian cuisine belongs to the Greeks.
Ancient Rome was known for its elaborate feasts
Romans paid high prices for Greek chefs because good food was a status symbol.
Food experienced a rebirth during the renai
Climate and Geography
Italy is a rather small country
Its made up of many islands and a boot-shaped peninsula
The two largest islands are Sicily and Sardinia.
Italy is mountainous, with the rugged Alps located in the northern region.
The Apennine divide
The Mediterranean Sea surrounds the mainland of Greece. Greece also encompasses
more than 1,400 small islands.
Greeks today eat many of the same foods and dishes that the Greeks from thousands of
years ago ate. Some classic ingredients in Greek dishes in
Pies Background Information
There are two keys to making good pastry dough:
1. Avoid gluten development as much as possible since excessive gluten will make for a very
dense, tough texture. The lower water content and minimal manipulation of the dough bot
China is the 3rd largest country in the world
The Pacific ocean and the South China Sea form Chinas coastline.
Mount Everest, the worlds highest mountain, lies on Chinas Southwestern border.
The mountains are too high and rugged , and the valleys are too
Flour, sugar and eggs are basic and used in all cakes.
Flour provides the structure of the cake & is used in the largest quantity
- Cake flour and all-purpose flour
- used for cakes
- Cake flour produces a larger, more
velvety and delic
Take a long time to make
Leavening agent is yeast.
Examples: pizza crust, cinnamon rolls, bread, rolls, etc.
Leavening agent is baking soda/powder.
Includes: pancakes, muffins, cornbread, zucchini brea
HOW TO PREVENT BURNS
1. Keep all flammable materials off ranges
2. Do not wear long, wide sleeves when cooking.
3. Long hair must be pulled back from face in an elastic band.
4. When cutting with a knife, cut away from yourself.
5. When there is a grease
Are classified according to texture.
Can be crisp, soft or chewy.
Biscotti are hard and crispy.
Macaroon is chewy and soft.
Chocolate chip can be hard and crispy or chewy and soft.
Most cookie dough contains the same ingredients
My Pyramid helps individuals use the Dietary Guidelines to:
Make smart choices from every food group.
Find balance between food and physical activity.
Get the most nutrition out of calories.
Stay within daily calorie needs.
1. Why are quick breads called quick breads?
They are fast and easy to prepare. They use baking powder or baking soda as
their leavening agent.
2. Quick breads are of two typesdoughs and batters. What are two examples of each type?
There are three main parts to a
The base of a casserole provides its
main texture and flavor.
Cubed, cooked meat, poultry, or fish;
browned, drained ground beef or poultry;
grated or cubed cheese.
Three main parts of a casserole
What foods are in the vegetable group?
Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the vegetable group.
Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be
whole, cut-up, or mashed.
There are six different types of cookies, which are classified by the way the dough
is handled. These types are: drop, bar, rolled, refrigerator, pressed and molded.
Besides describing the types of cookies, I will also talk about their common
Meat and Beans
What foods are included in the meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, and nuts (meat &
All foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dry beans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds are
considered part of this group. Dry beans and peas are
The most important meal of the day!
Why? Because after sleeping for 7-8 hours your body needs fuel.
Breakfast gives you the energy to start your day.
Not all breakfast meals are equal. Some will give you more energy than others.
What are some e
These cookies are made from dough that has been shaped into long bars, baked, and then
Examples hermits, coconut bars, and fruit bars.
1. Weigh the dough into 1 lb. units.
2. Mold the dough into cylinders that are as long as the sheet pa