Tagged: food

Twin Peaks pancakes & coffee recipe

Learn how to make the fluffiest of pancakes and the coffeeist of coffees with Andrew Rea and the help of Nick Fisher from Cocktail Chemistry Ingredients 7 ounces all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2...

Brave new world of nanotechnology

Manmade nanoparticles are being added to more and more foods, drugs, and other products and are ultimately finding their way into the environment. The name of these minuscule particles comes from the word “nanometer,”...

How Japanese soy sauce is made

See how Japanese soy sauce has been made for 750 years in this fascinating short film by Mile Nagaoka. Japanese soy sauce, or Shoyu Stand in the international foods aisle of a mainstream grocery...

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie recipe

Shepherd’s pie (made with minced lamb or mutton) or cottage pie (made with minced beef) is a meat pie with a crust of mashed potato, not pastry. The dish can vary widely within its...

Should you stick with Teflon?

The chemical polytetrafluoro­ethylene (PTFE), with nonstick properties, was discovered accidentally in 1938 by a DuPont chemist working with refrigerant gases. Shortly after, PTFE (dubbed Teflon) appeared as a coating on cookware and other products,...

Are GMOs good or bad?

In most cases, GMOs have been altered with DNA from another organism, be it a bacterium, plant, virus or animal; these organisms are sometimes referred to as “transgenic” organisms. A gene from a spider that...

Best roast potatoes recipe

Large chunks of potato maximize the contrast between exterior and interior. Parboiling the potatoes in alkaline water breaks down their surfaces, creating tons of starchy slurry for added surface area and crunch. Infusing the...

Chocolate sponge with fresh ginger

Ingredients: 175 grams + 50 grams of butter 175 grams of flour 175 grams of sugar 300 ml of cream a piece of ginger 3 eggs two tablespoons of golden syrup Teaspoon of vanilla...