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Oxford University Press is proud to launch the latest component of The Food Book suite, The Food Book iPad app. The app is the first Australian education food app on the market and its revolutionary features have us abuzz here in the office… and now we are excited to finally share the app with you!


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Glenn on The Food Book video set

One of our favourite friends is Glenn Flood – Australian chef extraordinaire and The Food Book’s recipe consultant and video host. Glenn’s bio is much too long to list in its entirety here, but we can give you the inside scoop that fresh from his stint on Junior MasterChef Australia (which is airing at the moment), Glenn is now travelling around Australia coordinating the auditions for the next series of MasterChef Australia (the grown-up series!). Glenn’s role as Food Producer of MasterChef Australia keeps him extremely busy but we were thrilled that he had the time to work on The Food Book as recipe consultant and video host as well. Read the rest of this entry »

The Food Book is more than just a book! It is a complete food and cookery package for Australian secondary school students and includes a website and video gallery. Here is an exclusive sneak peek of the first few minutes of the vegetable stir-fry video. Chef Glenn Flood demonstrates not only the recipe, but stops along the way to highlight key skills.

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Two adults, one recipe, and multiple takes: food photography isn’t for the faint-hearted! Come behind the scenes of The Food Book with photographer Brent Parker Jones and food stylist Lee Blaylock.

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If you teach a student how to cook pumpkin soup, spaghetti Bolognese, and chocolate cake … they will learn three recipes.
But if you teach a student how to dice, saute, puree, boil, sift and beat … they will learn a lifetime of skills.

Here, Glenn Flood demonstrates the fundamental skill of julienning carrot.

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The Food Book video presenter Glenn Flood is a professional chef. He’s probably best known from Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Foundation in Melbourne, where he taught professional cooking skills to disadvantaged young people. This year Glenn is overseeing the national recruitment for Junior Masterchef Australia on Channel Ten. And as though he’s not busy enough, he also runs Raw Materials – The Studio a culinary studio and workshop in Melbourne.

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