Monday, September 9, 2013

Funday Monday Links!

A lengthy but well-written article regarding the truth about MSG. A good read for those who are skeptical about the additive.

The perfect example of combining cooking with science.The International Culinary Center's blog, Cooking Issues, covers the latest cooking techniques, ingredients, and equipment and also provides recipes. The ingredient list uses the metric system, so you know it's legit science.

From the NY Times, the work it takes to create the perfect tomato. Getting the right balance between flavor, texture, and the right amount of sweetness is harder than it sounds.

Speaking of tomatoes, the history of ketchup and the Heinz bottle. Fun fact: when flowing naturally, it travels 147 feet per hour.

Want to know what ingredients to pair together? Use this interactive flavor map!

And finally, EGGCEPTION.