culinary reactions

Book review: Culinary reactions (Simon Quellen Field)

Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry Of Cooking is a book for the scientists who love cooking or the cooks who love science. If you are neither of those, you might find this book frustrating. Consider yourself warned. The author Simon Quellen Field is the CEO of Kinetic MicroScience, a company that designs and sells science…Continue reading Book review: Culinary reactions (Simon Quellen Field)

Healthy Gut Healthy You

Book review: Healthy Gut Healthy You (Dr Michael Ruscio)

Healthy Gut Healthy You is the long-awaited book by Dr Michael Ruscio, an American functional medicine practitioner, researcher and podcaster. Dr Ruscio started off as a chiropractor and discovered functional medicine during his own healing journey. He focuses on treating the gut as the first step for improving a wide range health conditions, many of…Continue reading Book review: Healthy Gut Healthy You (Dr Michael Ruscio)

Gastrophysics

Book review: Gastrophysics (Charles Spence)

Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating is a recently published book by British experimental psychologist Charles Spence. I had heard about his work in a few food podcasts I listen to, particularly his experiments with “sonic seasoning” – the effect that sound has on taste and texture perception. The introduction was written by British celebrity…Continue reading Book review: Gastrophysics (Charles Spence)