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When Food Words Fail

August 28, 2010

Is food blogging its own unique art? The short answer is yes, as I discovered during Kathleen Flinn’s “Writing With All Five Senses” workshop today. This IFBC workshop was packed with professional food bloggers who seemed to have no problem with the seemingly simple exercise of describing a lemon.

The Cooking Lab Reception

August 27, 2010

Last night, the authors of Modernist Cuisine hosted a small demonstration and reception at The Cooking Lab, where the book was created. (I say “created” rather than “written” because the book contains more original art and research than some universities — but that is for another post). In attendance were approximately 30 food bloggers, many […]

New Excerpt!

August 13, 2010

We have made a 20-page excerpt from the book available for download. This section tells the story of the book and provides insight into why we created it and the philosophy that guided us in designing and writing it. The except also discusses how we made the photographs and offers a few illustrations of the recipes to explain how our recipe formats work. We hope you enjoy it.


August 8, 2010

Welcome to our web site!

It is very exciting to have our web site go online so we can share our project with the world. We have been working away for years on the project, and we are nearing completion. The web site is a great milestone. It lets us show off a tiny bit of what is in the book.

Modernist Cuisine in the News

July 11, 2010

New York Times

After Microsoft, Bringing a High-Tech Eye to Professional Kitchens


Former Microsoft Genius Masters the Culinart Art of Sous-Vide


Five Things Nathan Myhrvold Taught Us About Cooking

Investors Digest

Nathan Myhrvold’s Got a Brand New Bag

Star Chefs

Secrets from Food Scientists

Seattle Food Geek