Updated coverage of the complete syllabus, including all three electives
Material revised into points to make learning easier
Provides recent information on value-added foods and on many other aspects of food science, food safety and the food industry in Ireland
Presents activities based on the requirements of the new syllabus, including practicals, project work, sensory analysis and experiments.
Includes summaries and definitions throughout to assist revision.
Highlights links between different parts of the syllabus.
Differentiates higher and ordinary level material.
Provides revision and past examination questions at the end of each chapter.
Additional questions are in the separate Get Living! Workbook.
Edel Conway, MSc (Food Science), HDip, taught Home Economics before taking up her current position as Information Manager with the Food Safety Authority. Lorna Freeborn, BEd (Home Economics and Biology), graduated from St Angela’s College, Sligo, and now teaches in the North West. She is the author of the revised edition of Deirdre Madden’s textbook for Junior Certificate Design for Living