International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Chocolate Monica Metzler   |   added on May 16, 2011    |    United States Chemistry of chocolate is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. A professor of chemistry, and R&D Specialist from a chocolate manufacturer will explain and demonstrate various chemical reactions in the chocolate-making process.
Topic: chocolate, chemistry, cooking, food, hands on activities, workshops Audience: general public, adults

La Química y los consumidores - Chemistry and Consumers Juan antonio Gabaldon   |   added on May 03, 2011    |    Spain There is much chemistry in the daily life! This activity is a conference for non chemist people, but who do experience chemistry every day.
Topic: chemistry, cooking, detergency Audience: general public

Advanced Culinary Chemistry – Sizzles for the Summer Tanya Fogg   |   added on Apr 05, 2011    |    United States Summer is a time for outdoor get-togethers and the “Great American BBQ.” Cooks have family recipes or tried and true processes to pronounce their sauce the best!. But is it the perfect blend of secret seasonings, the marinating, the basting, the wood chips, or is it the chemistry? Get ready to unveil the chemistry behind on
Topic: chemistry courses, food chemistry, cooking, barbeque, cooking on the grill, smoke house additives, smoke house flavor, bottled smoke house flavor Audience: foodies, cooks, students, food chemists, general public