University of Vermont

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

NFS Faculty Published Books

Jean Harvey

The Eating Well Diet: 7 Steps to a Healthy, Trimmer You

Published January 2009

A science based plan that brings together cutting edge, university tested, weight loss strategies with delicious, quick and easy recipes.

Lyndon Carew

Musings of a Vermont Nutritionist: A to Z: Antioxidants to Zinc

Published October 2010

Dr. Carew has compiled his informative, humourous and engaging newspaper columns into his book.

Catherine Donnelly

Cheese and Microbes

Published April 2014

A scientific overview of the association of microbes with cheese, through the lens of select cheese varieties that result due to surface mold ripening, internal mold ripening, rind washing, cave aging, or surface smear rind development.

Mingruo Guo

Functional Foods: Principles and Technology

Published September 2007

Functional foods, products which have health-promoting properties over and beyond their nutritional value, have become a significant food industry sector. The global market for these products remains dynamic and is predicted to grow further. This book provides both students and professionals with an authoritative introduction to the key scientific aspects and major product categories in this area.

Paul S. Kindstedt

Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and its Place in Western Civilzation

Published April 2012

Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheesemaker throughout world history and by understanding a few basic principles of cheese science and technology, we can see how different cheeses have been shaped by and tailored to their surrounding environment, as well as defined by their social and cultural context. Cheese and Culture endeavors to advance our appreciation of cheese origins by viewing human history through the eyes of a cheese scientist

American Farmstead Cheese: The Complete Guide to Making and Selling Artisan Cheeses

Published May 2005

This comprehensive guide to farmstead cheese explains the diversity of cheeses in terms of historical animal husbandry, pastures, climate, preservation and transport, all of which still contribute to the uniqueness of farm cheeses today. Discover the composition of milk (and its seasonal variations), starter cultures and the chemistry of cheese.

Amy Trubek

The Taste of Place: A Cultural Journey into Terroir

Published May 2008

How and why do we think about food, taste it, and cook it? While much has been written about the concept of terroir as it relates to wine, in this vibrant, personal book, Amy Trubek expands the concept of terroir beyond wine and into cuisine and culture more broadly. Bringing together lively stories of people farming, cooking, and eating. Written for anyone interested in food, this book shows how the taste of place matters now, and how it can mediate between our local desires and our global reality to define and challenge American food practices.

Haute Cuisine: How French Invented the Culinary Profession

Published June 2000

Haute Cuisine profiles the great chefs of the nineteenth century, including Antonin Careme and Auguste Escoffier, and their role in creating a professional class of chefs trained in French principles and techniques, as well as their contemporary heirs, notably Pierre Franey and Julia Child.

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