How Food is Made
If you have ever thought, as you bite into a hot dog, “what am I really eating?” then this is for you.
We buy and eat packaged food every day, yet how these foods are created is a total mystery to almost everyone. For most, food production is an unspoken fact of life, the details of which lie locked behind factory doors. Not anymore. In this fascinating graphic book, we show you exactly how it’s done.
In How Food is Made you will discover how the most common foods in your home are made, through easy to follow infographics and text that gets right to the point.
How Food is Made unravels 60 common foods, using plain language and illustrations to explain how each food is made step-by-step, in an entertaining graphic book format.
Featuring… flour, rice, pasta, fries, potato chips, bread, breakfast cereal, sugar, corn syrup, maple syrup, honey, salt, vinegar, soy sauce, fish sauce, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, yeast extract spread, chocolate hazelnut spread, jam and jelly, milk, yogurt, cheddar cheese, unrefined fruit and nut oil, refined vegetable oil, margarine, butter, bacon, salami, beef jerky, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, fish fingers, seafood sticks, canned tuna, caviar, foie gras, eggs, tofu, tempeh, textured vegetable protein, vegan cheese, peanut butter, chocolate, liquorice, marshmallow, gummy bears, chewing gum, soft serve ice cream, fudge, nougat, wine, beer, whiskey, coffee, tea, soft drink, orange juice, baby formula
How Food is Made uses infographics, illustrations and straightforward language to explain how processed foods are created, from raw ingredient to finished product.
About the Author
Author and illustrator, Ayla Marika, masterfully distils complex food science concepts and industry jargon into everyday language and eye-catching visuals. She transforms even the most brain-achingly complicated processes into something that is not only easy to understand, but also wildly entertaining. Thoroughly researched and fact-checked, her latest work How Food is Made is set to become a staple in your food library for now and years to come.