Xanthan Gum

March 1, 2013

What Is Xanthan Gum?

Some people are suspicious of ingredients with unfamiliar names, such as xanthan gum. We are frequently asked, “Aren’t your dishes chock-full of chemicals?” Well, yes, but all foods are, including the most natural and organic ones. But nearly all of those chemicals are derived from natural ingredients or processes that have been used for decades. […]

October 14, 2011

New Recipe in the Library: Pistachio Gelato

The latest edition to our growing library of free recipes includes a handy reference table on using hydrocolloids to keep emulsions (oil-water mixtures) from separating.

February 1, 2011

Review: Ideas in Food

Nathan reviews Ideas in Food, by Aki Kamozawa and H. Alexander Talbot.

December 24, 2010

A Modernist Christmas Feast

Maxime shares recipes for a Modernist Christmas feast. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Modernist Cuisine culinary team!

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