Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Cooks, and Good Food

How many times have you heard people say that Cooking is a Science or that Cooking is only Applied Chemistry that tastes nice? Well this little book gives the proof behind these sayings. There must be a keen baker or home chef in your family circle or group of friends who has a birthday coming up for whom you would love to buy this book. Present them with this quirky little book and bring out the inner geek within them.

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Cooks and Good Food is a fascinating and useful book written by Jeff Potter. The book is available as a paperback or as a Kindle edition so you can take the choice depending on your friend’s preference.

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Following a recipe is all well and good but in order to cook or bake creatively the chef will need to know why certain ingredients ae used, what alternative ingredients can be used and how this will change the end product. For the innovative geek, knowing why we cook as we do is one of the ways to be a better cook.

This book is more than a recipe book it actually tells the reader why some things are cooked at one temperature, say 350°F (175°) while other recipes call for 375°F (190°C). Why is a steak cooked to medium rare so popular? Both these questions and more are answered within this handy and readable book about cooking. This book by Jeff Potter is a really excellent resource for anyone who enjoys cooking and wants to try experimenting but doesn’t know where to start.


This is a really interesting and useful cook book, with a difference

By learning the reasons why a food item is cooked in a specific way, the reader will understand the processes and thus be able to change and innovate as they wish