Dr. Stuart Farrimond
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About Dr. Stuart Farrimond
Dr Stuart Farrimond is a medical doctor turned science communicator and food scientist and is author of the DK bestsellers The Science of Cooking (2017) and Science of Spice (2018), and the Sunday Times bestseller The Science of Living (2021) (Sold as Live Your Best Life in North America). He is a science and medical writer, presenter, and educator. He makes regular appearances on TV, radio, and at public events, and his writing appears in national and international publications, including The Independent, The Daily Mail, and New Scientist. Since 2017, Dr Stu has been the food scientist for BBC's much-loved show Inside the Factory, hosted by Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey.
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It's time to bring food science out of the lab and into your kitchen!
Which vegetables should you eat raw? How do you make the perfect poached egg? And should you keep your eggs in the fridge? Why does chocolate taste so good? Is it OK to reheat cooked rice? How do I cook the perfect steak or make succulent fish every time? TV personality, food scientist and bestselling author, Dr. Stuart Farrimond answers all these questions and more with The Science of Cooking - equipping you with the scientific know-how to take your cooking to new levels.
Explore fundamental culinary concepts, practical advice and step-by-step techniques, to bring food science out of the lab and into your kitchen. Find the answers to your cookery questions and get more out of recipes with intriguing chapters covering all major food types from meat, poultry and seafood, to grains, vegetables, and herbs.
Perfect your cooking with practical instruction and the science behind it, as you explore:
- Step-by-step techniques to demonstrate key concepts in a clear manner
- Striking illustrations are featured throughout to highlight key culinary processes
- Scientific concepts organised by food group and ingredient
- Question-and-answer format to make science relevant to everyday cooking
A good recipe goes a long way, but if you can master the science behind it, you'll be one step ahead! The Science of Cooking shows you how by bringing food science out of the lab and into your kitchen, providing you with all the scientific information you need to take your home cooking to a whole new, more nutritious level! From making great risotto and soft ice cream to the process of steaming, this gastronomic cookbook includes step-by-step techniques and striking 3D graphics to bring culinary facts to life.
A must-have cooking gift for anyone interested in the culinary arts, whether you're a hobby cook at the beginning of your learning, seeking to cook more intuitively, or you love science and learning about it's everyday applications, this is a great volume for anybody interested in food and nutrition generally, doubling up as a lovely coffee table book for the whole family to explore and love!
At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.
So why stop there? This series from DK is designed to help you perfect your cooking with practical instruction - and the science behind it. There are more cookbooks to discover from The Science of... series giving you the essentials to cook up a storm! Explore the science behind the art of making incredible spice blends with The Science of Spice paired together they make the ideal cookery gifts for your food-loving friends too!
Transform your dishes from bland and boring to punchy and flavoursome with this definitive guide to spices.
It's time to spice up your home cooking!
Taking the periodic table of spices as a starting point, this adventurous recipe book explores the science behind the art of making incredible spice blends to help you release the flavour in your dishes. Discover a spice book like no other from TV personality, food scientist and bestselling author, Dr Stuart Farrimond.
Sure to get your taste-buds tingling, you can explore:
- An explanation of what spices are and how they're produced
- Which countries favour which spices and a bit of the history behind it
- Dozens of spice blends you can make and what you can use it for
- 52 exciting recipes from around the world which showcase each spice blend
- A reference guide to look up each spice to understand how to use it
- Colour-coded charts to help you learn the chemical compound that make up the flavours
Instructions on how to design your own spice blends with photographic references without.
If you've ever wondered why some spices taste stronger than others or how to make your own personal garam masala, The Science of Spice has all the answers! Discover how to use spices for cooking to become more creative in the kitchen, and explore the multiple ways that spices can endlessly heighten your eating experience.
Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe - it's knowing how to use the right combination of spices and herbs to get the greatest possible flavour from your dishes. From learning how the flavour compounds within spices work together to exploring the world's top spices, this is the perfect cookbook for curious cooks and adventurous foodies. Whether you're a fan of spice seeking to experiment with new flavour combinations, or simply a beginner-level homecook looking to advance your knowledge on all things spice related, this is a must-have volume also doubling up as a great coffee table book for the whole family to love.
At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.
So why stop there? This series from DK is designed to help you perfect your cooking with practical instruction - and the science behind it. There are more cookbooks to discover from The Science of... series giving you the essentials to cook up a storm! Find the answers to your everyday cooking questions and get more out of your recipes with The Science of Cooking, paired together they make the ideal cookery gifts for your food-loving friends too!
A Sunday Times Best Seller.
Explore the science behind your daily living habits and make your day healthier, happier, and more productive.
Many of the activities we take for granted are in fact contrary to a healthy lifestyle. In this groundbreaking ebook, long-held beliefs are exploded by new science: drinking eight glasses a day is too much; breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day; smartphones are not making us all depressed.
Bringing to bear the latest research in psychology, nutrition, biology, and physics, best-selling author Dr Stuart Farrimond unearths the facts behind the fads, and provides take-away advice on every area of our lives - and all delivered in Dr Stu's trademark style; approachable, authoritative, and above all, entertaining.
The Science of Living debunks pseudo-science and delivers only the facts. One day - one body - over 200 examples of science in action.