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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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Latest Content

Modernist Potluck: 4th of July Menu

Modernist Cooking Blog
Here in the US it is the 4th of July, which we typically celebrate with BBQs and picnics with large groups of friends. Here's some menu options for when you plan your...

NextGen San Sebastian Elite Knife Review

Modernist Cooking Blog
I recently got contacted by NextGen and was asked if I wanted to try out their new knife, the San Sebastian Elite model, and I've been using it for the last few days with...

What is the best way to promote my book on my blog?

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I have a blog with modest readership and traffic. What techniques can I use to most effectively sell my book using my blog?

Color vs B&W Cookbooks

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I love cookbooks with lots of great colored pictures. But now that I am considering publishing my own cookbook I have discovered the significant difference in the cost of...

Cooking Torch

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Does anyone use a cooking torch to finish meat? If yes, do you have a favorite brand? Why is it your favorite. If you do not like cooking torches, why not?

Welcome to the Forums!

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We are very excited to welcome you all to our community forums. Hopefully we can provide the support and guidance you are looking for while you go through the process of...

Homemade Lox and Cream Cheese Noodles Recipe

Modernist Recipes
This crostini recipe moves the traditional deli food of lox and cream cheese on a bagel into fancy modernist bites. The cream cheese is turned into gelled noodles that are...

Roasted Poblano Pearls and Grilled Corn Recipe

Modernist Recipes
This recipe combines the diverse flavors of poblano pepper, corn and egg into a great looking, go back for more kind of party dish. The poblano peppers are turned into agar...

Other Modernist Cooking Content

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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.
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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.
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Modernist Ingredients

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

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Spices

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.
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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.
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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.