The Science of Cold Brew Coffee

This is a guest post by a fellow food scientist with ample experience in various categories of new product development: Nathan Silva. Feel free to connect with him on LinkedIn. Cold brew coffee has been taking...

When & How to Use Frozen Berries

Fresh blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, they’re delicious and juicy. But, they’re also very seasonal and fragile. There’s a reason they tend to be sold in sturdy plastic containers...

The Science of a Wobbly Panna Cotta (+ Mandarin Panna Cotta Recipe)

There aren’t a lot of desserts that require quite minimum effort and still look highly sophisticated. Panna cotta though is one of the few desserts that does fall into that category. Made with as little...

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Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi – Book Review

After having tested and tried the cookbook Sweet from Yotam Ottolenghi and only ending up with great food, I decided it was time to buy one of his savoury cookbooks. I decided on Plenty (affiliate link) since I read...