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Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

    Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

    We are made to believe that a geek’s regimen is based on chips and sodas. Yes geeks can cook too! Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food by Jeff Potter is a cornucopia of food knowledge. The stylized book is not only for geeks but for all. You will see the kitchen in a whole new way. Cooking under the microscope and why certain foods work better than others. It’s a different spin in a popular themed genre of cooking books out there.

    Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food This book is an excellent and intriguing resource for anyone who wants to experiment with cooking, even if you don’t consider yourself a geek.

    Initialize your kitchen and calibrate your tools

    Learn about the important reactions in cooking, such as protein denaturation, Maillard reactions, and caramelization, and how they impact the foods we cook

    Play with your food using hydrocolloids and sous vide cooking

    Gain firsthand insights from interviews with researchers, food scientists, knife experts, chefs, writers, and more, including author Harold McGee, TV personality Adam Savage, chemist Hervé This, and xkcd. Book preview>>

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