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August 6, 2012

MC Co-Author and Head Chef Maxime Bilet is Leaving The Cooking Lab

BY MAX and NATHAN Dear friends and fans of Modernist Cuisine, It has been a long and amazingly fruitful 4 1/2 years here at The Cooking Lab. You’ll soon be seeing the release of our most recent project with Nathan, Modernist Cuisine at Home. I’m thrilled to share this new transmission of modern cooking with […]

April 13, 2012

Max Gets TESTED at the Exploratorium

Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of Mythbusters sent their friend Will Smith (no, not THAT Will Smith) to Maxime’s presentation at the Exploratorium last week. Watch the interview above, and check next week, when, insiders say, they’ll put hyperdecantation to the test! Want to learn more about the Striped Mushroom Omelet? Check out our […]

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

March 30, 2012

Spotlight: Aaron Verzosa

We could never do what we do without the support of an incredible team of people. Over the years, numerous chefs, photographers, editors, researchers, and machinists have contributed to our endeavors at The Cooking Lab. They don’t always get the recognition they deserve for all of their hard work, so we’re starting a “Spotlight” series […]

March 1, 2012

Scott Visits Ireland, Talks Modernist Cuisine, Centrifuges Everything in Sight

Centrifuged foods, from top-left: cauliflower, Galia melon, white onion, lettuce, celery, cucumber, pea, leek, broccoli, grapefruit, apple, carrot, plum, strawberry, tomato, blueberry, beet, eggplant, kidney bean, potato. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Ireland for the first time to participate in EDIBLE, an exhibition on food, art, and science held at the Science Gallery […]

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 16, 2012

Nathan Talks with Danish Food Critic

Ole Troelsø asks: must great food be delicious?

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 ultra sophisticated toilet, a stop on a pilgrimage, an origami-like tote, and a home work space. We have to admit, […]

January 4, 2012

Nathan Myhrvold on Top Chef Tonight!

Tonight’s episode of Top Chef will feature Modernist Cuisine author Nathan Myhrvold as a guest judge. What will they make for him? We can’t say (though the videos above are a pretty good tease!); you’ll have to tune in to find out! It’s a pretty safe bet that it will feature barbecue, one of Nathan’s […]

December 27, 2011

What Would You Like to See from Us in 2012?

As we announced last week, Scott Heimendinger, from Seattle Food Geek, will be joining the MC team as our Business Developer… and Modernist Cuisine Evangelist! And yes, that does mean that we have future plans, which may or may not already be in the works (sorry for the secrecy, but we promise that we’ll announce […]

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