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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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F-plan diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 182 words.

A very popular low fat, high fibre diet developed in 1982 by Audrey Eyton, co-founder of Slimming Magazine.

F-plan diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 182 words.

A very popular low fat, high fibre diet developed in 1982 by Audrey Eyton, co-founder of Slimming Magazine.

Kump, Peter Clark

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 513 words.

Peter Clark Kump (1937–1995) is best known as a cooking teacher, the founder of eponymous cooking schools, and,

Hamilton, Dorothy Cann

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 903 words.

Dorothy Cann Hamilton was the founder and chief executive officer of the preeminent French Culinary Institute. See french culinary institute

Grossman, Ken

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 177 words.

founder of the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, was born in Southern California in 1954 and developed very early interests in

Guinness, Arthur

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 345 words.

The founder of the Guinness brewing empire was born in Celbridge, a town on the River Liffey in County Kildare,

Poncelet Punto Selecto

in The Oxford Companion to Cheese

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 358 words.

is a unique operation, with two restaurants, a store, and an affinage center in Spain. Jesus Pombo, founder and owner,

La Varenne François Pierre de (c.1615–1678)

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 342 words.

La Varenne was the founder of French classical cooking. Ever since it appeared in 1651, critics have both acclaimed

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 269 words.

Champagne house as famous for its eponymous founder, the first great champagne widow (veuve in French), as for its

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin

Edited by Jancis Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 282 words.

Champagne house as famous for its eponymous founder, the first great champagne widow (veuve in French), as for its wines. ...

Borden

Joseph M. Carlin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 786 words.

At one time the Borden company was America's largest dairy business. Gail Borden Jr., the founder of the Borden

Hershey Foods Corporation

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 646 words.

Hershey's, the brand named after the company's founder and longtime leader, Milton Snavely Hershey (1857–1945), is synonymous with

Hershey Foods Corporation

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 649 words.

Hershey's, the brand named after the company's founder and longtime leader, Milton Snavely Hershey (1857–1945), is synonymous with

Flavr Savr

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 726 words.

Calgene, Inc., a small biotech company, was founded in 1980 in Davis, California. The company's founders were particularly interested in

Maytag, Fritz

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 609 words.

Born in Newton, Iowa, Frederick Lewis “Fritz” Maytag III (1937– ) is the great-grandson of Maytag Corporation founder

White Castle

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1336 words.

White Castle, through its founder, Edgar “Billy” Ingram, successfully popularized the hamburger sandwich; created a uniform company standard of architecture,

Borden

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 783 words.

At one time the Borden company was America's largest dairy business. Gail Borden Jr., the founder of the Borden

White Castle

David G. e. r. a. r. d. Hogan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1344 words.

White Castle, through its founder, Edgar “Billy” Ingram, successfully popularized the hamburger sandwich; created a uniform company standard of

Hershey Foods Corporation

Wendy A. Woloson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 633 words.

Hershey's, the brand named after the company's founder and longtime leader, Milton Snavely Hershey (1857–1945), is synonymous with

Woods, Sylvia

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 561 words.

Sylvia Woods (1926–2012), born in the small tobacco-belt town of Hemingway, South Carolina, was the founder of Sylvia’s,