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Gastronomy and Food Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128200575

Gastronomy and Food Science

1st Edition

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Editor: Charis Galanakis
Paperback ISBN: 9780128200575
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th September 2020
Page Count: 274
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Gastronomy and Food Science fills the transfer knowledge gap between academia and industry by covering the interrelation of gastronomy and food and culinary science in one integral reference. Coverage of the holistic cuisine, culinary textures with food ingredients, the application of new technologies and gastronomy in shaping a healthy diet, and the recycling of culinary by-products using new is also covered in this important reference. Written for food scientists and technologists, food chemists, and nutritionists, researchers, academics, and professionals working in culinary science, culinary professionals and other food industry personnel, this book is sure to be a welcomed reference.

Key Features

  • Discusses the role of gastronomy and new technologies in shaping healthy diets
  • Describes a toolkit to capture diversity and drivers of food choice of a target population and to identify entry points for nutrition interventions
  • Presents the experiential value of the Mediterranean diet, elaio-gastronomy, and bioactive food ingredients in culinary science
  • Explores gastronomic tourism and the senior foodies market


Food scientists and technologists, food chemists, and nutritionists, researchers, academics, and professionals working in culinary science, culinary professionals and other food industry personnel

Table of Contents

1. The impact of molecular gastronomy within the food science community and results of its application
2. Role of gastronomy and new technologies in shaping a healthy diet
3. Cooking with Computers: The Vision of Digital Gastronomy
4. Gastronomic systems research
5. The Mediterranean diet between traditional foods and human health through culinary examples
6. Olive oil in gastronomy and food science
7. From folklore to the nutraceutical world: The Corema album potential
8. Food processing by-products and molecular gastronomy
9. Recipes for the valorization of Culinary By-products and Leftovers
10. The Senior Foodies Market: Opportunities and Challenges in Gastronomic Tourism
11. Holistic Cuisine and Gastronomic Tourism
12. Seven Dimensions of Taste - Taste in a Sociological and Educational Perspective


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About the Editor

Charis Galanakis

Charis M. Galanakis is a multidisciplinary scientist in agricultural sciences as well as food and environmental science, technology, and sustainability, with experience in both industry and academia. He is the research and innovation director of Galanakis Laboratories in Chania, Greece, an adjunct professor of King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the director of Food Waste Recovery Group (SIG5) of ISEKI Food Association in Vienna, Austria. He pioneered the new discipline of food waste recovery and has established the most prominent innovation network in the field. He also serves as a senior consultant for the food industry and expert evaluator for international and regional funded programs and proposals. He is an editorial board member of Food and Bioproducts Processing, Food Research International, Foods, and Molecules, has edited over 30 books, and has published hundreds of research articles, reviews, monographs, chapters, and conference proceedings.

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Galanakis Laboratories, Chania, Greece

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