New to Modernist Cooking and Sous Vide? Looking to Expand Your Knowledge?

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Modernist cooking may encompass a huge amount of information but I focus on creating Amazing Food Made Easy. I've put together several resources the budding modernist or sous vide cook can use to jump start their cooking. Just find the content below you are interested in and you will be creating amazing food in no time that will wow your friends and family.

If you're an experienced modernist cook, my articles will help you expand your knowledge base and discover even more ways you can make amazing food.

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My Modernist Cookbooks for Amazing Food

I have published several books on modernist cooking to help you make amazing food. They cover everything from the whipping siphon and infusions to general modernist cooking techniques. I also have several books on sous vide cooking, including an Amazon best seller.

Latest Articles and Recipes


Screenshot 2017 01 17 08.25.38 Congratulations! You've graduated from the Exploring Sous Vide email course! It's been a fun three months and I hope you've learned a ton about sous vide. To celebrate, I've put together a fun graduation certificate you can print out to make all your friends jealous!

Beyond Sous Vide

Sous vide sirloin vinegar air There are many other cooking methods that can help you up your arsenal and amaze your friends.

How to Use Sous Vide Juices

Sous vide juices gravy No matter how you cook meat, juices will always come out. One of the benefits to sous vide is that all these flavorful juices are saved in the bag. Unfortunately, many people don't know what to do with them so they go down the drain. Here's a few options for making the most of your sous vide juices.

How to Sous Vide Eggs

13 minute egg spinach salad Sous vide eggs can be hard to master. Here are my tips for getting the most out of your sous vide eggs.

How to Sous Vide Egg, Dairy, and Sugar

Cinnamon vanilla creme brulee Even though sous vide is usually used to cook meat and vegetables, at the most basic level it just excels at holding something at a set temperature. This ability can be used to easily prepare items that need to be held at constant temperatures, such as yogurt, cheese, custards, and some egg preparations like lemon curd.

Latest Forum Posts

Part of my turkey popped above the water line while cooking and seems raw

My question is this, can I cut that part away and eat the rest of the turkey, or should I throw it all out? Mark...

Heat tolerant foam

How can I make cream foam stable enough not to separate when used under a warm scallop, for example?...

Cooking bags

Just new to sous vide. What are the best and most cost effective bags for cooking? Thanks ...

Sous Vide temperatures lower than the safe minimum?

Food shows minimum internal temp for poultry is 165 degrees F. My sous vide cooking guide says to cook at 146 degress F for a chicken breast. How can this be safe? The longer cooking tim...

Xanthan thickened dish won't freeze solid

I use Xanthan Gum to thicken various meat dishes, which I put in small polythene bags in the freezer. The recent batch has thickened but never frozen solid. The freezer temperature is 7 degees C, which...

Shearing in agar gel

My understanding is that I can take a neutral-Ph water-based flavoring solution, at room temperature, and shear in cubes of 1% agar gel. When it's syrupy, I can cast it into a mold and chill, and it sh...

Can I Freeze it after Sous Vide?

I read it somewhere about rapid-chill after sous vide. Basically, from what I understand is that I need to place the pouch (of steak, say) into an ice-water bath for sometime to quickly chill it. My qu...

Spherification of Butter

So my idea is to spherify butter; I do have good reasons, and will post a recipe when it works. But the spherification isn't working. Version 1: Clarified butter, warm, immersion blended with 2.5% cal...

Prosciutto-wrapped Chicken Breast

Hope it is ok to share a link from my blog? Loved this recipe, turned out perfect! if not ok, please delete my post and let me know so I won't do it again... ;-)

Vacuum Sealer Buyer's Guide and Vacuum Sealer bags and roll Discount Club

Hello fellow cooks! As we know, vacuum sealers are essential to Sous Vide cooking. When I began my Sous Vide journey I had no idea about vacuum sealers. I don't know about anyone else, but when I set ...

Other Modernist Cooking Content


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.

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.

Modernist Ingredients

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

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.

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!


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.
In The News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cuts of Beef

There are a lot of different cuts of beef and each one is cooked a different way. Check out our guide to all the various cuts of beef.


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.

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.

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.