The colors and general appearance of the food are crucial to the taste. We wouldn’t eat a blue tomato with that much appetite (it would probably bring to mind mold and rot); or a yellow blueberry (that would seem sour and unripe). But not only the look of the food affects the taste experience – […]

The science behind the process Have you ever heard of the Maillard reaction? It was first described by the French chemist Louis-Camille Maillard in 1912, and it is also referred to as non-enzymatic browning. It affects the final taste of the products and the color of the food. Where can this phenomenon be observed? Welcome […]

We often wonder if we like something or not – we comment on whether we prefer spicy or mild cuisine, and we know how enormous our craving for sweets can be. The sense of taste is a real blessing. The Best Chef Awards exist because of it! Thank goodness for the sense of taste! The […]

Do you go mountain climbing, or maybe you practice survival? If so, you’ve probably heard of freeze-dried food. Contrary to appearances, such food will be useful not only when you need light and durable food supplies, but also when you need healthy food. The great advantage of this method is that it preserves food without […]

We often say that something is caramelized, but do we know exactly what this means and how the process works? We will try to answer this question. The sweet science Caramel is a word that evokes good associations for most people around the world. Caramel apples, caramel candies, salted caramel – all these things increase […]

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