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June 21, 2017

A First Look: New Content from Modernist Bread

There are less than six months until Modernist Bread goes on sale—it will be in bookstores by November 7th—and we’ve hit a lot of milestones since our last post. (We’re happy to report that pages are being printed as you read this post.) Today we’re sharing a first look at new content from Modernist Bread, […]

March 1, 2017

Introducing the Modernist Cuisine Gallery

We’ve always done things a little differently at Modernist Cuisine. We self-publish so that we can make books in our own, and undeniably huge, way. It’s an experiment that has allowed readers to see food as we do—as something that is endlessly fascinating, powerful, and beautiful. Our first book, Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science, […]

September 27, 2016

Modernist Bread preorders begin today!

Last spring we revealed news about the scope and size of our upcoming book, Modernist Bread: The Art and Science. With five full volumes and a kitchen manual, this enormous tome will be almost the exact size (and weight) of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking. We were thrilled by the tremendous response […]

April 4, 2016

Good Things are on the Rise for Modernist Bread

A title, publication date, plus more. Discover what we’ve been up to over the last year. Over four years ago, the Modernist Cuisine team began to sleep, eat, and breathe bread—with an emphasis on the eating part. Of course we love all food, but one could say that we’ve become enthusiastic carbivores. We still have […]

October 18, 2012

Watch Nathan’s New York Times Talk

In case you couldn’t make it in person or stream it live last Saturday, here’s your chance to watch Nathan’s New York Times Talk with Jeff Gordinier. In the video above, Nathan tells Jeff about his favorite way to decant wine, when a chef’s own two hands are the best kitchen tools, how syringes are […]

April 2, 2012

Breaking News: We Won at IACP

Modernist Cuisine takes three of the top honors at the awards gala of the Intl. Assoc. of Culinary Professionals

February 29, 2012

Bringing Back the Pressure Cooker

Rob Mifsud, who has reviewed MC, interviewed Nathan Myhrvold, and even went toe-to-toe with naysaying critics of Modernist cooking, has a brilliant article on Slate.com today. This time (with a little help from our Recipe Library and his copy of Modernist Cuisine), he is promoting pressure-cooking as an easy, effective method of cooking. Mifsud delves […]

January 27, 2012

The News from Madrid

The world's food press has one word to say about Nathan's and Max's presentation: Wow.

January 18, 2012

Teaching Melissa Clark

The New York Times food writer throws a dinner party at home with recipes from MC, and tips from Nathan.

January 10, 2012

MC Short-listed for “Life-Enhancer of the Year”

British design magazine Wallpaper has listed Modernist Cuisine as one of five life-enhancing products of the year. This may be the most eclectic short list we’ve ever found ourselves on. In the running are an ultrasophisticated toilet, a stop on a pilgrimage, an origami-like tote, and a home work space. We have to admit, from […]

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