My text Technology of Biscuits, Crackers and Cookies, which was first
published in 1983, with an enlarged new edition in 1991, has proved
very successful and been welcomed by biscuit manufacturers
worldwide. Why, then, consider producing separate manuals in the
The idea started, I suppose, when my partner, Pam Chance,
pointed out that, as a standard reference work, my book was both too
detailed and expensive for the average plant operative to use in the
course of his or her work....