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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Homaro Cantu  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: September 23, 1976 in Tacoma, Washington

Died: April 14, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Homaro Cantu on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Cantu lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Homaro Cantu was a chef, molecular gastronomer, inventor and entrepreneur. He was the chef/owner of Chicago’s world renowned restaurant - ''Moto,'' a creative blending of science and fine dining. He owned and operated the Cantu Designs Firm and was the host of the Discovery Channel’s ''Future Food''.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The miracle berry diet cookbook
ISBN: 9781451625608. OCLC Number: 713189069

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Former host of Discovery Channel's Future Foods and celebrity chef/owner of the restaurant Moto revolutionizes the future of how we eat by using the miracle berry--an all-natural berry that changes the way people taste acidic or bitter foods. Having no taste when eaten alone, the miracle fruit contains an enzyme that binds to the taste buds, causing sour foods to taste lusciously sweet. Now, world-renowned chef and restaurateur Homaru Cantu has created a whole new world of no-sugar recipes so people can enjoy healthier, delicious versions of the foods they already enjoy. Like something out of Willy Wonka's workshop, with just one berry, limes taste like candy and vinegar tastes like apple juice--and recipes suddenly become healthier, sweet, and delicious--and sugar-free. His recipes are easy and accessible and are perfect for dieters, diabetics, and curious gourmands. From sugar-free pancake syrup to healthy sweet-and-sour sauce, this amazing cookbook will change the way people diet, cook, and live--