Tag: harold mcgee

Review: McGee on Food and Cooking

My copy of McGee on Food and Cooking arrived yesterday. It was, as I had understood, the revised version.  Indeed, it is quite heavily revised, because a lot of things changed in the 20 years between 1984 and 2004.  The…

Learning about vegetables

I’m still working my way through McGee On Food and Cooking. Honestly, this book is a treasure trove.  I’ve ordered my copy and I can’t wait for it to arrive. At the moment, I’m in the vegetables chapter, which is…

Kitchen chemistry again…

I’m probably going to be fairly quiet on my blog this week, because I have my head down reading and learning about the chemistry of food on a molecular level.  No, it isn’t molecular gastronomy, it’s a book called On…