Posted in biology, chemistry, food, Illumination

Play with your food

Another NPR article, this time a cool profile of a couple who likes to turn their kitchen into a science lab. They give the directions on how to make a cake with LED lights (“it’s safer than candles,” they exclaim), and how to make a martini with dry ice. Very cool party trick. If I remember correctly they also have a book out.

I know that some of the cooking shows are getting a little un-traditional with their preparation with food these days. Cooking really is one of the most elementary sciences.

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Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.