Why do (some) peanut butters split?

A peanut butter with cucumber sandwich, is that a very weird combination? It’s how I like to eat my peanut butter sandwich though. Peanut butter seems to be one of those foods that are combined with just about anything. There’s peanut butter cookies (= photo on top of this post) and pies, it’s part of …

Chemistry of rancidity & Olive oil

Food chemistry is one of my favorite topics to discuss, especially when combined with actual food :-)! That’s why this month is food chemistry month. Today we focus on the science of fats, zooming in on rancidity of fats and olive oil. Food chemistry studies molecules and their reactions, as I …