sweet, bitter, sour, Savouriness (Umami), and yes maybe now a sixth taste
research on science of taste and taste receptors. What are the molecules of taste...sweet
molecules, sour molecules, bitter molecules, umami molecules, hot food molecules...
goes into to making food flavorful for cooking? How do the combining of taste
and smell work?
Digestive System and How It Works, Absorption and Transport of Nutrients; Movement
of Food Through the System, How is the digestive process controlled?
unsaturated fats healthier than saturated fats? What are the best fats to cook
with? What are mono and poly unsaturated fats?
What are trans fats and why are they so unhealthy? Learn how to read labels to
identify trans fats.
are sugar substitutes and how are they similar to sugar? Why is there so much
controversy about these artificial sweeteners and health?
are the different parts of a chicken egg?
is a simple experiment that removes the shell from an egg. It is a good starting
point for experiments on osmosis.
you should know about safe handling of eggs.
to Consider, Nutritive Value, Quality and Weight (Size) Assurance...
are making a comeback these days and there are many reasons for it. Health and
nutrition information about eggs.
Why is it that some eggs peel
easy and others difficult? How to boil an egg.
out why some eggs crack when put in boiling water, and how to prevent this.How
to boil an egg.
Everyone has heard of MSG
and Chinese food syndrome. But, did you know that the same substance is found
in many common foods.
Why food turns brown Pt. I. This is a complex poorly understood reaction that
turns out to be a blessing for the culinary blessing.
food turns brown Pt II. Caramelization is a complex, poorly understood process
that produces hundreds of chemicals. Here is an overview.
that steak tastes different? Why is it hard to reproduce the same dish each time...
Can the Maillard reaction be the culprit?
is all the hype about Umami and Umami flavors? How to enhance cooking using Umami
Maillard Reaction, Enzymatic Browning
are the symptoms of lactose intolerance? What causes lactose intolerance? Lactose
Anatomy of the Chef Knife; science behind knife skills -- the chef knife as a
lever -- Recommended Knife Skills Classes...
What are heirloom tomatoes? What are the different types of heirloom tomatoes?
peoples around the world have cured meat, in order not to waste valuable food.
Many foods we are familiar with are cured such as: gravlax, prosciutto and bacon...