Welcome back to another episode of Food Science Fridays. Today we’re talking all about the eggplant or aubergine as others around the world call it. Until a few weeks ago eggplant was my favorite vegetable, when I found out it’s a fruit. Yep apparently eggplant is a fruit. Eggplant not a lot of people’s favorite [...]
Every wondered why onions make you cry or how these beauties caramelize?
Today on Food Science Friday we’re peeling back the layers and talking onion chemistry.
Can't find yeast in the grocery stores at this time? I've got you covered with a quick and easy maple oat banana bread to bring out your inner baker.
Looking for a heartwarming soup that's full of flavor and fibrous grains and veggies? Check out this recipe for chicken, kale, sweet potato, and red lentil stew to please most palettes.
Although I love trying intricate recipes that require a lot of time and attention to detail, challenging recipes are not ideal when you're a busy graduate student trying to prep multiple meals for a packed week ahead. That's why I tend to make meals that take some prep work up front, but don't require much [...]
Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]
This apple crumble recipes is tasty, requires very few ingredients , can be eaten as dessert or breakfast, and is ridiculously easy to make. Added plus that it's mostly sweetened by good apples.
Alternating layers of eggplant and noodles make for some tasty veggie-laden lasagna.
This peach frozen yogurt is one of my favorites. It only contains 3 ingredients, and is a super speedy summer dessert option.
The chemistry of caramelizing onions and my recipe for caramelized onions, spinach, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomato quiche