Do Try This At Home: COOK IT!

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Cooking is science, and this book is packed with exciting recipes for scientists of all ages!

Make cupcakes and find out why beating the eggs and using baking powder makes them rise.

Cook a Bolognese sauce and discover why onions make you cry and what happens to the molecules in the meat when you cook it.

Reveal the insulating power of meringue when you make a baked Alaska – the oven's hot but the ice cream stays frozen.

You'll also find out about the amazing scientific powers of ingredients such as gelatine, yeast and eggs. Plus there are several food-related science experiments inside. And if that isn't enough this book will show you some really healthy ways of preparing the food too!


About Punk Science

Punk Science are the Science Museum’s very own comedy team. Using experiments, live demonstrations and music they put the fun into the fundamental theories of science. Punk Science are an eclectic mix made up of comedian and journalist Jon Milton, who might well be the only person from Romford to have ever been interested in the general theory of relativity, then there’s all drumming, all American and all round entertainer Brad Gross, and last but by no means least, actor, guitarist and international jet setter Dan Carter-Hope.

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