Three things we would eat if we were living on Mars

Elon Musk’s project of colonising Mars is no secret to anyone as well as his SpaceX company that has the focus and aim of bringing private citizens on the red planet starting from 2024. For humans to stay long term on Mars without relying entirely on supplies from Earth, an ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilisation) approach would be necessary. The main consumables needed to support … Continue reading Three things we would eat if we were living on Mars

How storytelling will change our relationship with foods

Are you one of those people who are captured by the stories behind the foods that we purchase or eat at the restaurant? I am one of them and the storytelling that is behind a product is one of the things that I like the most and that makes me want to buy a specific product. I am the perfect customer, let’s say that! It … Continue reading How storytelling will change our relationship with foods

Which Oils are best for frying?

There are many questions I am asked as a food scientist and among the many, ‘Can I use olive oil for frying? Is the most popular. I used to start lecturing on saturated fats, smoke points, mono-unsaturation, and poly-unsaturation. Then, I used to dive into the world of minor components, bioactive compounds, antioxidants, and so forth. There isn’t an answer that I can give that … Continue reading Which Oils are best for frying?