Why Cook?

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Why Cook? Molecular Mixology and Modernist Cuisine for fun!Start playing with your food! Modernist cooking and molecular mixology are the new cooking for intellectuals – keep your taste-buds and your mind active!

Looking for books that will help you understand the science behind the food that you cook? I think good places to start are:

  • On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
    By Harold McGee
  • The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America’s Most Imaginative Chefs
    By Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg
  • The Big Fat Duck Cookbook
    By Heston Blumenthal
  • Modernist Cuisine at Home
    By Nathan Myhrvold, Maxime Bilet
  • Craft Cocktails at home. By Kevin Liu