The Splendid Table

Take a deep dive into pizza with the co-author of the voluminous Modernist Pizza, Nathan Myhrvold. We get into the history, culture, and techniques behind great pizza. We hear stories from his worldwide travels and deep dives into pizza cultures and traditions. Plus, we hear about the culinary lab research devoted to making the best pizza ever, and he sticks around to answer your pizza-making questions. He is the founder of the Modernist Cuisine Lab.

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Modernist Pizza coauthor Francisco Migoya recreates famous masterpieces by Dalí, Kusama, Van Gogh, and Warhol using cheese, sauce, and pepperoni.

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Nathan Myhrvold spent 14 years climbing the ranks at Microsoft to become the company’s first CTO—and then he left the tech world behind to pursue his dream of attending culinary school. He went on to found Modernist Cuisine, a research lab and publishing house exploring the cutting edge of cooking. Myhrvold discusses his latest series of books, which explore the history and science behind pizza.


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The Wall Street Journal

Pizza-making at home is the new pandemic craze, but it can seem intimidating. Here’s the ultimate guide to get you going: from party-friendly backyard pizza ovens to insider recipes, topping tips and much more. Read more here.


Photographer and scientist Nathan Myhrvold has developed a camera that captures snowflakes at a microscopic level never seen before.

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Fast Company

Co.Design explores the snowflake camera project that took Nathan Myhrvold, found of Modernist Cuisine, 18 months to build, with results that are “simply dazzling.”


Former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold spent a year and a half building a custom 100-megapixel carbon-fiber super-cooled sapphire-lensed LED-lit super camera to take pictures of snowflakes.

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Galerie Magazine

Galerie Magazine explores how Modernist Cuisine founder Nathan Myhrvold is marrying the worlds of cuisine and science through incredible photography.

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