Location, date and time: Friday, March 12 at 05:00 PM 9ABC Cooking for Geeks covers a new way of looking at how to cook for the hacker, maker, and creative person. By bringing science and experimentation into the … see full wiki
The typical geek doesn't just want something to work. They want to know *why* and *how* it works. If your geekness extends to the kitchen, this book is perfect... Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food by Jeff Potter. It's a wonderful mix of science and hands-on activities, and definitely opened my eyes as to why things work as they do in the kitchen. Contents: Hello, Kitchen!: Think Like a Hacker; Cooking … more
Biggest Takeaway: cooking and tasting is a lot more complex than i thought! Brief overview: i'm not someone who's interested in cooking, nor am i good at it. i'm also not a scientist, nor am i very good at science. yet i found this session very fascinating. the session was about the different types of "tasters" (super tasters, normal and non tasters) and how they all taste things differently. another portion … more
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