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Culinary Arts: Welcome


This is a guide for Commercial Cookery/Culinary Arts students and staff. It provides information on resources available in the Library and online.

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A little trivia

Test your Gastronomy knowledge!!!

Gastronomy quiz - The cuisines of many nations would not be what they are today were it not for the various ingredients that have circumnavigated the globe over the last millennium.


Did you know....

  • The silvery sheen (or “bloom”) found on the skin of blueberries is a naturally occurring compound that helps protect the fruit. This why you should only wash blueberries right before you’re going to eat them. The berries should be stored in the refrigerator and will keep fresh for up to 10 days.


  • The biggest wasters of food:

    • Young consumers (18-24)

    • Household with incomes of more than $100,000 per year

    • Families with children


Ricotta quiz

Food and Cooking - ClickView

For more videos on food and cooking techniques, go to ClickView.

Duration: 4:22 minutes - An introduction . This programme looks at etiquette and manners from the formal occasion of a Japanese Tea Ceremony, to a Samoan welcome ceremony, to a Christmas street party. To view a full video.

Clip duration: 2:37 minutes - Vegetables roasting techniques. Hospitality audiences will learn how to braise, roast, steam, grill, flame grill, and stir fry. How to select and use knives and cooking equip provides the finishing touches on a highly creative area of culinary expertise. To view a full video.

In Organic we trust - Kanopy

Duration: 82 minutes

IN ORGANIC WE TRUST follows filmmaker Kip Pastor on a journey to answer the essential questions about organic: What exactly is certified organic? Is it really better for us, or just marketing hype? Is organic the key to transforming our food system?

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