yeast

Restaurant Confessionals

Being an Artisanal Baker Destroyed My Body

In industrial bakeries, everything in the bread-making process is ergonomic with vigilant precautions towards health and safety. In small bakeries, this is often not the case.
Anonymous
2.19.18
Champagne

Why Champagne Hangovers Make You Want to Die a Thousand Deaths

This is why we have hangover cures.
Nick Rose
12.31.17
Technology

Scientists Want to Turn Pee into Astronaut Food

This is great news for science fiction writers.
Nick Rose
8.24.17
Space

This Study Hopes to Determine Whether We Can Brew Beer on the Moon

Shotgunning beers and eating moon-yeast pizza might be part of everyday life for those who live on humanity’s first interplanetary outpost.
Nick Rose
1.23.17
wine

Meet the Bartender Making Wine Without Grapes or a Vineyard

Ryan Chetiyawardana of London’s White Lyan cocktail bar is making his own “wine” by fermenting herbs, tea, and fruit into an alcoholic drink that mimics the flavours of reds and whites—without grapes.
Emily Steer
1.1.17
Baking

Meet the Baker Making Bread Rise without Yeast

Danish baker Christoffer Hruskova proves (get it?) that you don’t have to play by the rules to make delicious bread. His recently opened London bakery produces sourdough, baguettes, and wholegrain loaves—all without yeast.
Daisy Meager
11.13.16
milk

This Startup Is Making Dairy Milk Without Cows

Made from real milk proteins combined with plant-based sugar, healthy plant fats, vitamins, and minerals, Perfect Day has the same taste and texture as cow’s milk, but never comes out of an udder.
Natalie B. Compton
10.6.16
Art

How Bompas and Parr Made a Career from Throwing Outrageous Dinners

Sam Bompas, one half of culinary art studio Bompas and Parr, talks about bringing physicists, magicians, and microbiologists into the food world.
Daisy Meager
8.28.16
Syria

How Syrian Bakers Are Making Bread Against All Odds

Even in a time of war, Syrians' high standards for bread are uncompromising. Bakers have implemented unique techniques to provide the daily bread under conflict.
Emma Beals
8.19.16
yeast

A 220-Year-Old Shipwrecked Beer Was Resurrected by Scientists

Scientists have managed to isolated live yeast from the world's oldest beer bottle and are making new brews with it.
Nick Rose
6.17.16
bread

Sourdough Is a Status Symbol for Serious Bakers

The sourdough process is a lengthy one: nurturing your starter as if it were a pet, finding that “sour” taste, and baking for a perfectly aerated crumb.
Merlin Jobst
5.7.16
Dirty Work

Dirty Work: Making Beer from Your Garden Plants Is Easier Than You’d Think

After picking some fresh herbs from the MUNCHIES garden, I made some home-brewed beer that's easy enough for any beginner.
Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø
5.5.16