Why You Should Eat Cheese When Your A/C Breaks
People love to eat and drink the pain away, so fight the sweltering heat of summer by eating a rich triple crème. It works.
Making the Perfect Fish Sauce Is a Science, Not an Art
Chef Stevie Parle of modern British restaurant, Craft London, has revived a 3,000-year-old recipe for garum—the aged fish guts ketchup first made by Romans.
This Avocado Time Machine Stops Fruit From Going Brown
Australian technology company Naturo Technologies has developed a contraption that uses steam-driven pressure fluctuations to “turn off” the enzyme that causes avocado flesh to brown.
A Vietnamese Company Is Bringing Fake Weasel Poop Coffee to the Weasel Poop Coffee-Drinking Masses
Trung Nguyen, the Starbucks of Vietnam, commissioned a bunch of chemists to mimic kopi luwak, exquisitely expensive coffee that’s been digested and shit out by little weasel-like creatures called civets.
How to Get Drunk By Eating Bread
If you think this sounds great, it’s not.
We're Getting Closer to Creating a Universal Blood Supply
A new enzyme can change type A and B blood to type O.
A Scientific Breakthrough Could Make Your Wine into Hangover-Free Magic
New research that was recently published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology suggests that bioengineered yeast could make our wine healthier, tastier, and guilt-free.
Getting Real About the Fear Behind Raw Milk
Lately, there's a rising fear in food—people have developed a strange aversion to anything that isn't shrink-wrapped with a barcode on it. But when the issue behind raw milk bubbles to the surface, the cheese world is swimming in a sea of it. Here's...
Cheese Is Your Hangover's Best Friend
Hangovers are the worst. The next time you awake to the pulsing pain of too many libations, skip over the fried fish sandwich that will inevitably make you hurl, and pull out a chunk of cheese to nibble the nausea away.
The Cheese Mob Keeps Parmigiano-Reggiano in the Bank
Parmesan cheese, or Parmigiano-Reggiano, is money. It gets branded like a tattoo and sent directly off Parmigiano banks. But behind the dank flavor, this complicated wheel of enzymes and curds has an insane history guarded by a fiercely protective...
Real Scientists Are Creating the Best Hangover Cure Ever
Forget the coconut water and bullshit herbal remedies. This mimics the way your liver actually works.