A Pinch of Alchemy: Samin Nosrat’s Salt Fat Acid Heat

“Anyone can cook anything and make it delicious.” That’s what chef/teacher Samin Nosrat promises, right up front, page 5, in her stunning debut – Salt Fat Acid Heat. Everybody loves an optimist. And I count Ms. Nosrat among that merry band of people, those who amble through the world with a smile on their faces, their … More A Pinch of Alchemy: Samin Nosrat’s Salt Fat Acid Heat

How Cooking Works: The Chemistry of the Matter

Having trouble keeping your red cabbage red and your green leafies green? Although cooking IS an art, wielding a well-honed knife and calculating the cooking time for a roast  require a certain basic understanding of the science side of the kitchen, too. Food science guru Shirley Corriher cooks up some lessons in this well-done video. … More How Cooking Works: The Chemistry of the Matter