In 1999, the Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft left the company to pursue his passion of cooking and food science. Nathan Myhrvold went on to found The Cooking Lab where he could explore the secrets of molecular gastronomy. In the lab, the recipes for this book were created, using modern techniques and slightly adapting them for cooking at home. The photography in this book is mouth-watering, and will inspire even the most amateur home chef to explore beyond their comfort zone.
Use this book as your guide to impressing a crowd at your next gathering, or for a more intimate dinner for two. Modernist Cuisine at home explores a wide variety of scenarios. Whether you’re looking to create the perfect breakfast, grill steak to perfection, or explore the art of sous-vide this book will have something for you.