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  • An image showing the book cover of Cook taste learn
    Review

    Cook, Taste, Learn: How the Evolution of Science Transformed the Art of Cooking

    2019-12-16T14:29:00Z

     A tour of the history and science behind the art of cooking, and treasure trove of of interesting facts for chefs and chemists alike

  • The Hindenburg airship
    Podcast

    Allicin

    2019-11-15T15:59:00Z

    It helps prevent garlic plants from marauding insects and should have prevented the Hindenburg disaster – Mike Freemantle on allicin and the smell of freshly crushed garlic

  • Takeaway chinese food with MSG
    Podcast

    Glutamate

    2012-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Phillip Broadwith cooks up a storm with this week's tasty compound

  • Jam jar and toast on a wooden board
    Podcast

    Pectin

    2011-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Without this compound, our favourite sweet treats would be nothing more than runny liquids