Tag - farming

cows eating

Where milk comes from

Almost all of our food starts at a farm where plants are grown, animals are raised or fish are kept. Here’s where farmers use photosynthesis and biology to convert sunlight into high quality foods. It’s...

pigs in the barn, relaxing

Where pork meat comes from – Visiting a pig farm

Seeing where our food comes from is a great way to better understand our food, not just the science, but the whole supply chain that starts long before it comes in a factory, supermarket or on our plate. Seeing how...

close up of red tasty tom tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes – Greenhouse efficiency

Knowing where my food comes from and how it’s made, is something that makes me understand my food even better. It’s where the science of our foods start and has a lot of influence on how they taste, react...

getting ready to make stovetop popcorn

Stovetop popcorn & difference between sweet and popcorn corn

Updated: 16-Feb-2017 Popcorn = cinema = not made at home. At least, that’s how I used to think about popcorn. That changed when I discovered microwave popcorn and changed even more when I realized it’s also...

growing an avocado

Growing avocados – Using an Avoseedo

Besides cooking and baking food, I also enjoy growing or (it, better said: attempting to grow my food). I’m certainly not a great gardener (yet?) but it gives me a lot of new opportunities for doing experiments...