Tagged: Cooking

Inside the asylum: food safety edition - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jun 26, 2017

Versions of cost-benefit that tally up all of the savings to a public health system from banning people doing things they like, and ignore the costs incurred by people banned from doing things they like, lead to this: We reveal today that new Ministry of Primary Industry guidelines for food outlets require your hamburger to be cooked to fried … Read More

Does burnt food give you cancer? - Guest Work

Guest Author Aug 12, 2016

By Simon Cotton, University of Birmingham If you’re offered a plate of blackened barbecue food this summer, you might think twice about eating it. It’s commonly thought that food that has been burnt could cause cancer. This is in part down to one particular molecule that forms when food is cooked at high temperatures, known as acrylamide. But … Read More

Magic cooking - Kagaku

Motoko Kakubayashi Dec 07, 2009

Making ice cream in three minutes or cooking pasta using one minute of power is possible with a sprinkle of science. Yokohama National University professor Shoko Shibukawa has been researching the science of cooking for more than 20 years.  Last week on Japanese television, she showed how to cook a few things in a small period of time. 1. Homemade … Read More