Picture it…

Chemistry

Kitchen

Many of the key ingredients used in a domestic kitchen contain really interesting molecules. Have a look at:

Apple (Malus domestica)

Banana (Musa acuminata, Musa balbisiana

Chilli (Capsicum spp.)

Chocolate (Theobroma cacao)

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

Fig (Ficus carica)

Ginger (Zingiber officinalis)

Lavender (Lavandula)

Hops (Humulus lupulus)

Mushrooms

Onion, Garlic and Chives (Allium spp.)

Pepper (Piper nigrum)

Pineapple (Ananas comosus)

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum)

Marmalade (Citrus aurantium)

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

Sugar Part 1 and Part 2

Tea (Camellia sinensis)

Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia)

 

Harry’s Bake-Off Series:

Almonds

Caramelisation

Gelatin

Ginger

Hazelnuts

Maillard Reaction

Meringue

Pastry and Gluten

Raising Agents

 

 

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