Category - How Food is Made

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...

scaling up food production header

How to scale up a food production process?

Chemical engineers love scaling up, but cooks might not have such a scale up itch in them though. Coming up with recipes and great products might be more their cup of tea. However, if you’d like to sell and market...