Baked bread - the colour and flavour are due to Maillard reactions. Leavening agents include sodium aluminium phosphate.

Maillard Browning

June 24, 2021 smitsa 1

Maillard browning reactions are one those chemical reactions that are fundamental to food manufacture and storage. The reaction is probably the most important taking place […]

Seafood Fraud

June 23, 2021 smitsa 0

Seafood fraud is one of the biggest unsung food issues of the 21st century. It not only means the illegal mislabeling and mis-selling of fish […]

Fruits and vegetables are examples of soluble fiber foods. A major component too of raw foodism.

Raw Foodism

June 22, 2021 smitsa 1

Today I looked at Google Trends just to see what was fizzing on the internet. Raw foodism seems to be the buzzword of the moment. […]

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 31, 2016: Russian astronaut spacesuit in Moscow space museum.

What Is Phenibut?

June 8, 2021 smitsa 1

Phenibut is a compound that has been used for a number of years as a central nervous system depressant with anxiolytic effects. It is used […]

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The 9-Point Hedonic Scale

June 5, 2021 smitsa 0

The 9-point hedonic scale is a widely used tool in sensory science for evaluating consumer preferences and acceptability of various products, particularly in the food […]