Science and Cooking






Cooking a meal in kitchen is similar to conducting a scientific experiment in laboratory.  How to apply the principles of science to cooking?   How to compare a scientist and a chef?

在廚房做飯 類似於實驗室中進行科學實驗。如何將科學的原理應用於烹調? 如何將科學家和廚師作一比較?

We need foods therefore we have to eat.  We love foods therefore we cook.  The love is fuelled by the pungent heat of spices and nurtured by the flowery aroma of herbs.  Seasoning adds a minimal nutritional role to diet.

Try to investigate how a pinch of spice can improve cooking!  Explore recipes and activities which will improve our understanding of the science behind food and cooking.

Bread, the most basic food, is also one of the most complex food to prepare.  Each time in baking bread, we arrange a complex rock between flour, water and a leavening agent.  How do these ingredients interact amongst themselves providing us the loaves and rolls we love?

麵包是最基本的食品,也是一最複雜準備之食物。每一次在烘烤麵包時,我們要安排麵粉,水 和 膨鬆劑之間, 作一複雜共舞。如何使這些配料, 在彼此之間起相互作用, 為我們提供 所喜愛的麵包和麵包卷?


Cooking or cookery is the art, technology and craft of preparing food for consumption with the use of heat…..
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Cooking is the art of preparing food for ingestion, commonly with the application of heat. Cooking techniques and ingredients vary widely across the world, reflecting unique environmental, economic, and cultural traditions and trends…..
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A chef is a person who is a highly trained, skilled professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation of a particular cuisine…..
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