Food Factoids

Why onions make you cry

When it comes to cooking, onions often get a pretty raw deal, and most cooks complain about the tears and stinging that comes with chopping onions. But why do they make you cry?  read more...

1 of the 5 tastes

Never heard of it? You’re not alone! Most of us learn about the five senses from a young age, sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste, but not everyone knows what the five basic tastes are.  read more...

Maillard Reaction makes us scientists

The next time you put your steak on to sizzle remember you’re actually performing your very own scientific experiment. The Maillard (pronounced like my-yard) reaction.  read more...