This cookbook is its second edition and it is packed full of all sorts of weird and wonderful science. It answers questions you didn’t even know you have, provides information you never realised you wanted to know and gives you great ideas for the science behind inventing recipes yourself. Including everything from why we cook certain things at the temperature we do, what happens if you overclock a cooker and loads and loads of actual recipes, this cookbook is definitely aimed at the curious, inventive and hardcore chefs.
You can find lab work – like Making Ice Cream with Salt and Water
If you’re looking for an interesting gift to give, then definitely consider this. It’s both an interesting read and also a thought provoking one. The book is available from a variety of places, including Amazon. RRP is £26.50