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.
Celebrate women working and achieving in STEM with this brilliant pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled blue metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
A vast range of crystal forms from Frederich Mohs’ 1825 Treatise on Mineralogy, gorgeously arranged into a cloud of refracted colour. Mohs is of course mainly remembered for his Hardness Scale, used to this day. FSC certified lined paper.192 lined pages. Measures 21 x 14cm plus...
We wouldn’t normally want to label people, but this t-shirt features a pretty accurate summary of the ingredients of a human being. Wear your gold content with pride. And your magnesium, and molybdenum, manganese and mercury content too. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100%...
A table of useful symbols which records the 18th-century period when alchemy was still transforming into modern chemistry; alongside familiar elements and measurements you will find phlogiston and Caput Mortuum. Engraved by Andrew Bell, co-founder of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Image made available by the Wellcome...