Category books

Books for your Christmas wish list

A couple of books have caught my eye during the year and have naturally made their way into my Christmas wish list (and some I’ve already ordered myself). Please let me know if there are books you belive should be…

Wonders of extraction: Brewing beer

Talking to a friend last year who is an avid home brewer made me realize how little I knew about beer and brewing. Inspired by what I learnt from the conversation I started reading Palmer’s How to brew which is…

Cooking science – condensed matter

The book Cooking science – Condensed matter by Adria Vicenc came out last year, but only recently did it appear on my radar. This 75 page preview suggests that it is part coffee table book and part documentation of modern…

Book review: Cooking for geeks

Jeff working on a recipe in his kitchen. (Photo by Shimon Rura. © 2009 Atof Inc.) For a book about food this is a rather unusual book. The author states in the preface that the goal of the book is…