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Salt Fat Acid Heat (Samin Nosrat) – A book review

Most cookbooks or books about cooking, are recipe books. One recipe after the other. There might be some personal story from the author intertwined throughout, or a few tips and tricks on how to make it work well. Most...

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Sweet (Yotam Ottolenghi) – A cookbook review

Are you looking for a cookbook to make fabulous desserts, which take some effort, but aren’t too complicated, have some unique flavour combinations and helps you learn some new techniques? Look no further:...

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On Food and Cooking (Harold McGee) – A book review

If I could recommend just one book to someone interested to learn more about food & science, it would be On Food and Cooking (affiliate link), by Harold McGee. It is more of an encyclopedia than anything and covers...

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The Food Lab – A cookbook review

If I would have the time & space and plenty of people to eat all the food, I wouldn’t make just one or two batches of ice cream at a time. I would make 10, varying all those parameters I’d be interested...

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First bite – How we learn to eat – Book review

Whether you used to have dinner at the dining table with the whole family as a kid, whether you’re used to getting food as a reward or whether you grew up in times of hunger, all of these have a significant...

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Hello, my name is ice cream – Book review

There aren’t a lot of books out there that combine science and recipes in a way that it’s accessible for the non-scientist, but also fun and interesting for a food scientist. Hello, my name is ice cream...

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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...