Category - Further learning

If you’re interested in food, and science, you probably want to learn even more than what we have on our website or try your hand at some of those great techniques. That’s why we collect all sorts of opportunities for further learning, whether those are books, courses or podcasts, if we think it’ll be of help for you, we’ll discuss it!

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Books for bread baking scientists

Learning how to bake bread is not something you finish within a few days. Instead, the more you do it, the more you realize there still is so much to learn, which, being a scientist by training, is exactly why I find...

Life of a Food Scientist – Interview with Helen Mitchell

Using your understanding of respiration of vegetables to improve their shelf life, making a better cheese by knowing how casein proteins work, or coming up with a new way to bake bread. These are all things food...

The Dorito Effect

The Dorito Effect – Book review

Some books change the way you look at the world. They might change your opinion on a certain topic, teach you something new or appreciate something new. I like those books, it’s why I read books, to re-adjust and...

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Plenty (Yotam Ottolenghi) – A cookbook 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 since I read some good reviews...

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Greek (George Calombaris) – A cookbook review

Part of being a food scientist/science enthusiast, is to try out new foods, either when eating out, or in your own kitchen. Despite the fact that the internet is full of recipes, I still tend to like using cookbooks for...

Gift Guide for a Food Science Enthusiast

We’ve got the perfect list of gifts for you, if you’re looking for a gift for someone (could be yourself 😉 ) who loves food & science and who: Will actually use that ice cream or bread baking...

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The Curry Guy – A cookbook review

I enjoy eating and cooking Indian food. The chapati flatbread is a home favorite, I love naan and dishes with paneer (e.g. saag paneer) tend to turn out well. That said though, I’ve never really managed to make...

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Food (science) news round up – July 2017

Recently I received an e-mail on crowd ‘researching’ food science. I hadn’t seen such an initiative before and thought it was a great way to involve more people in research and learn from people from...