Have you ever wondered why a medium-rare steak is so popular? Why do we bake some things at 175°C and others at 190°C? And do you prefer to follow a recipe or are you more interested in finding out "what would happen if..."? More than just a cookbook, Cooking for Geeks applies your curiosity to discovery, inspiration, and invention in the kitchen. It's a perfect companion for anyone who'd like to know more about why we cook the way we do and what's going on when we do. The book is filled with interesting facts, recipes, interviews, and experiments. It's time to get cooking!
Written by Jeff Potter.
Designer and writer Mike Warren, creator of the popular Cut in Half YouTube channel, uses a high-pressure waterjet cutter to reveal the hidden workings of 58 everyday objects, from electronics to car parts and from seashells to sports equipment. With detailed photography from Jonothan Woodward,...
GCHQ, the top-secret intelligence and security agency, is opening up its archives of decades' worth of codes, puzzles and challenges for everyone to try. Over the years, their codebreakers have helped keep our country safe, from the Bletchley Park breakthroughs of WWII to the modern-day...
A 50-page pad of Chopin Liszts! Printed with ruled lines and a part of the manuscript of Liszt's Hungarian March. 50 tear-off pagesmeasures 20.8 x 9.6 x 0.6 cm
Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith's workshop? Can the nature of harmony really be understood visually? Why do harmonies leave gaps or 'commas' when added together? In this charming little book Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of...