Category - How Food is Made

olive oil ice cream, super smooth

How ice cream is made in a factory

Whether you make one bowl of ice cream at home, or 1000 liter in a factory, the science of ice cream stays the same. You’d still want small ice crystals, to make a super smooth ice cream and you’d like to...

bite in an ice cream bar

How an ice cream bar is made

Ice cream bars seems to become more and more fancy. They used to be a creamy center, on a stick, with a simple chocolate or fruity layer around them. However, nowadays there are ice cream bars with up to three layers...

Hydrox (left) vs. Oreo (right)

Hydrox vs. Oreo cookies

When entering the cookie isle in most large American supermarkets you will probably run into this large blue section, full of similar packages. Full of Oreo cookies. It’s one of the biggest cookie brands in the US...

sandwich with kroket and mustard, typically Dutch food

How oven snacks are made (that taste like deep fried ones)

Apparently there’s a need for manufacturers to produce more oven baked snacks, as we noticed¬†in when comparing those with deep fried ones. But we also found out that making something in the oven, that is normally...

processed cheese slices for cheese burgers

The story (and science) of processed cheese

Are you a fan of cheese burgers? If so, what type of cheese do you put on top? Do you buy those individually wrap thin ‘cheddar’ slices? I’m not a fan of cheese burgers myself, but we do always have a...