Author: Modernist Cuisine Team

November 13, 2013

Introducing the Modernist Cuisine at Home eBook edition!

We are thrilled to announce the eBook edition of Modernist Cuisine at Home, available now for $79.99! Powered by the Inkling platform, the digital version includes all the content from the print edition plus exclusive features and new content, making it a perfect companion to the print version. For the full list of features, see […]

November 7, 2013

Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Pantry Partner for Online Store and Cooking Kits

  Finding Modernist ingredients and tools just got easier. The Modernist Cuisine™ Online Store, powered by Modernist Pantry, provides a wide selection of unusual ingredients, packaged and priced for both home and professional use. Since the release of Modernist Cuisine, our readers have frequently asked us for help locating ingredients and equipment. While some Modernist […]

April 15, 2013

Introducing the Modernist Cuisine Special Edition Baking Steel

We love Neapolitan-style pizza. With its bubbly crust cooked to perfection, it is held to high esteem in the pizza world for good reason. The trouble is that home ovens don’t reach the scorching 800 °F used to create a blistering crust in a wood-fired oven. We researched this problem and in Modernist Cuisine shared […]

March 19, 2013

Modernist Cuisine at Home Nominated for Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Modernist Cuisine at Home has been nominated for a James Beard Award in the “General Cooking” category. Also nominated in that category are Canal House Cooks Every Day and What Katie Ate. In 2012, winning the James Beard Award for Modernist Cuisine in the categories “Cookbook of the Year” […]

November 2, 2012

Watch Nathan’s Modernist Cuisine Story on NOVA scienceNOW

Last night, NOVA scienceNOW aired “Can I Eat That?,” a show on the science of food and cooking, which profiled Nathan Myhrvold in the final segment. Host David Pogue narrates a behind-the-scenes look at Nathan’s inspiration for creating Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Cuisine at Home. For those of you interested in seeing The Cooking Lab’s equipment, how the cutaway […]

October 24, 2012

What to Expect from Modernist Cuisine at Home and the Modernist Cuisine Team

It has been an exciting two weeks since the debut of Modernist Cuisine at Home. We have been happily overwhelmed with the photos and first reactions that readers have shared on eGullet, Twitter, Facebook, and our own site. Whether you are a proud new owner of the book or interested in learning more about it, […]

November 3, 2011

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, Part 4

In this last of Ryan Matthew Smith's four-part series on shooting the images for the book, he presents a slide show of some of his favorites.

July 27, 2011

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, Part 3

MC lead photographer Ryan Smith describes the evolution of the distinctive photographic style of the book.

May 19, 2011

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, Part 2

Photographer Ryan Matthew Smith continues the story of how he and Nathan cre­ated the images that have amazed so many.

April 26, 2011

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, Part 1

Photographer Ryan Matthew Smith tells the story of how he and Nathan created the images that have amazed so many.

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