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New To Modernist Cooking?

Modernist cooking may encompass a huge amount of information but getting started creating dishes that will amaze is easy. I've put together several resources the budding modernist cook can use to jump start their cooking including The Beginner's Guide to Modernist Cooking. This guide will give you the basics you need to get started creating amazing dishes.

I also have written Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Getting Started. It is available as a paperback or Kindle book and contains more than 80 modernist recipes and an in-depth look at the most popular modernist techniques and ingredients.

Looking to Expand Your Knowledge?

Do you have experience with modernist cooking but you're looking to expand your knowledge? Great, and I can help! I have plenty of information and many resources on my site for you to explore.

You can jump in directly with my collection of modernist recipes. They cover everything from simple carbonation to spherification and foams. I also have detailed guides on many modernist techniques and modernist ingredients. If you have questions you can ask them in the forums or feel free to contact me directly!

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Prime Rib in Sous Vide safe bags

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Hi, I was hoping someone knew where one could purchase a Prime Rib roast in a Sous Vide safe packaging. I have a foodsaver however, it doesn't seem to seal well. Was...

Bellini Kitchen Master Review

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This detailed review for the Bellini Kitchen Master discusses what it can do, how it works, and whether or not it's right for your needs. Modernist Equipment: Read the...


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Museum of Food and Drink Grand Opening

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I had the opportunity to attend the recent grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) in Brooklyn. The museum is the first of its...

Detailed Review of the Nomiku Immersion Circulator

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This is a detailed review of the Nomiku, an inexpensive immersion circulator initially funded by an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012. This circulator,...

Other Modernist Cooking Content


Modernist Techniques

In modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy there are several techniques that are commonly used. We go into them here and show you how to use them to make modernist cooking easy for you.

Photo Gallery from Modernist Cooking Made Easy

Here are full color copies of all the images from our Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Getting Started book. They should give you a good idea of what we cover in the book.

Modernist Ingredients

There are many modernist ingredients and we will try to cover how many of them work.

Modernist Equipment

Modernist cooking can use a wide variety of equipment and tools. Many of them have very specific uses and are only used for advanced techniques. We want to focus on the more accessible equipment, most of which can be used in traditional cooking as well.

Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Getting Started

We have put together a 240 page book that covers many of the modernist techniques and ingredients needed to get started with modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy.

Learn all about spherification, gelling, emulsions, sous vide, and thickening as well as many popular modernist ingredients like agar agar, xanthan gum, sodium alginate, tapioca maltodextrin and more in our easy to understand guide!


Charcuterie might be a very old technique but fully understanding it and the products it can produce can help even the most modern of cooks.
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Media and News

If you are interested in what Modernist Cooking Made Easy is up to then you can check out my media and press releases.

Molecular Gastronomy Glossary

When learning modernist cooking there are many words that you can come across that are new to you. This glossary can help you figure out the meaning of many of them.

Modernist Recipes

Here is my collection of modernist recipes. They will teach you a wide variety of modernist cooking methods. If you have any recipes you would like me to add please contact me and I will see what I can do.

Modernist Cooking Forums

I know there is a large demand in the modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy communities for a place to get together and exchange ideas and expertise with other people passionate about modernist cooking. I've created these forums as a way to address that need.

Modernist Resources

One of the difficult things about modernist cooking is knowing where to look to find information, tools, and ingredients. My modernist resources section helps show you the most popular modernist books and places to buy ingredients.


Spices are the key to any good cook. I cover many of the most popular herbs and spices so you can know what to expect in your modernist cooking.

Beef Jerky

One of the techniques in modernist cooking is dehydration. Probably the most popular use of dehydration is making jerky of various kinds. I take a deep look at making jerky and what you need to know to do it at home.

Modernist Cooking Holiday Gift Guide

Sometimes it can be hard to find good gifts for the cook in your life. Luckily, with modernist cooking there are several options for great gifts you can give. Here are some of my favorite tools and books.