Teaching your kids science just got better--and tastier!
With the awe-inspiring and accessible recipes and projects in Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science, uniting science and cooking has never been easier.
Introduce your children to the wonders of science by creating projects and experiments in your very own kitchen. Entertaining to make and spectacular to behold, not only will your child learn important scientific principles about the chemistry of cooking, but they can even enjoy the delicious final product. Almost everything made in this book is edible. Learn and appreciate projects like classic exploding volcano cakes, glow-in-the-dark Jell-O, singing cakes, and bouncy eggs. Food expert Andrew Schloss provides you and your kids with practical and humorous projects that include step by step instructions, illustrated with fun full-color photos sure to appeal to kids of all ages.
* All recipes/projects in this book are non-toxic and safe for consumption; some just to taste (slime, ectoplasm) and many you will love, such as molten chocolate cupcakes, disappearing peppermint pillows, and amber maple syrup crystals! Each project contains a "How did that happen?" section which explains the science behind the fun.
Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science is an AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books Finalist. The AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults.
Andrew Schloss, cooking teacher, food writer, cookbook author and food industry consultant, is recognized for his ability to explain technical aspects of cooking in easily understandable terms. He writes a column on food and science for the New York Times and is the author of 12 cookbooks.
Among Andy's most recent books are Homemade Liqueurs and Infused Spirits: Innovative Flavor Combinations, Cooking Slow: Recipes for Slowing Down and Cooking More, Homemade Sodas: 200 recipes for Soft Drinks, Soda Pop, and Healing Waters, and Fire It Up with David Joachim. His book Fifty Ways to Cook Most Everything, which was a main selection for Book of the Month Home Style Club, was re-issued as 2,500 Recipes: Everyday to Extraordinary. His other books include Dinner's Ready; One-Pot Cakes; While the Pasta Cooks; Cooking with Three Ingredients; One-Pot Chocolate Desserts; One-Pot Cookies; Almost From Scratch; Homemade in a Hurry; The Art of the Slow Cooker; and Mastering the Grill. The last book was coauthored with David Joachim and was a New York Times Best Seller.
Andy is the former president of The International Association of Culinary Professionals and former director of the culinary curriculum for The Restaurant School in Philadelphia.
He has appeared on Good Morning America, The Home Show, Home Matters, MSNBC, QVC, and The Main Ingredient. He has made numerous appearances on local television and radio throughout the country, as an author and in his role as a spokesperson for the National Potato Board, Whirlpool ovens and The Canned Food Alliance.
Andy and his family live near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Find frequent updates and new recipes from Andy on his blog, Schloss Cooks.