People around the world are fascinated about the preparation of food for eating. There are countless cooking books, TV shows, celebrity chefs and kitchen gadgets that make cooking an enjoyable activity for everyone. The chemistry of cooking course seeks to understand the science behind our most popular meals by studying the behavior of atoms and molecules present in food. This book is intended to give students a basic understanding of the chemistry involved in cooking such as caramelization, Maillard reaction, acid-base reactions, catalysis, and fermentation. Students will be able to use chemistry language to describe the process of cooking, apply chemistry knowledge to solve questions related to food, and ultimately create their own recipes.
This unit is about kitchen equipment and materials. Specifically the utensils' names, types, and uses. For materials it goes through the pros and cons and how to properly care for them. This unit also covers measuring, abbreviations, and equivalents.
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For this lesson you will be sharing the Soups and Sauces Powerpoint with the students while they take notes using the gudied notes page provdied. After the information has been presented, students will be able to participate in making a mother sauce of their own. They will have the option of creating a homemade mac n' cheese using a bechamel sauce base or a homemamde spaghetti sauce using a tomato sauce base. This Lesson Aligns with Utah State Standards for Foods 2: Strand 7: Standards 1-3 Performance Objective 7
This lesson is for safety and sanitation in the kitchen. Specifically what food-borne illness is and how to prevent it from happening.