About Food and Cooking

This Weblog of primarily about food and cooking.

Some definitions of food found on the web include these

Any raw, cooked or processed edible substance, beverage, ingredient, ice, or water used or intended for use or for sale in whole or in part for human consumption.
www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/inspect/idefine.shtml

  • any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue
  • any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; “food and drink”
  • anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking (food for thought)
    wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
  • Food is any substance, usually composed primarily of carbohydrates, fats, water and/or proteins, that can be eaten or drunk by an animal for nutrition and/or pleasure.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food 

    Scientific: substances that provide carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins as an energy source to organisms.
    mdk12.org/instruction/curriculum/science/glossary.shtml

    Some definitions of cooking found on the web include these

    the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; “cooking can be a great art”; “people are needed who have experience in …
    wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

    Cooking is the act of applying heat to food in order to prepare it for ingestion. It encompasses a vast range of methods, tools and combinations of ingredients to alter the flavor or digestibility of food. …
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooking

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