A Taste of Molecules: In Search of the Secrets of Flavor by Diane Fresquez

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By Diane Fresquez

Food and technological know-how were associated even earlier than (and on the grounds that) that iconic clinical instrument, the pH scale, was once built in 1909 at a well-known European brewery. The ebook starts off with the tale of a Belgian beekeeper who turns to technology to offer a taste-makeover to mead (or "honey wine"). the writer then explores how nutrition thoughts are confirmed at a Dutch examine heart referred to as the eating place of the long run; discovers how a lot ability it takes to make banana taste within the lab; and experiments on a bunch of scientists in the course of a shock meal eaten at nighttime. foodstuff and family, stories and memories -- A style of Molecules is a trip of the senses that would satisfaction foodies and science fanatics alike. Recipes contain Belgian Hop Shoots with Smoked Salmon, and a cocktail with dancing molecules.

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