Science and food are natural buddies. Take the discovery of fire for example: it not only makes food super tasty, but cooked food is both safer, and easier to digest.
Thanks to advancements in food science, we consume food in a way that would’ve been unheard a mere century or so ago. And modern life is not only made easier by these discoveries, it’s made possible by them. So, over this week, I'll be sharing some of my favorite breakthroughs in food’s history with you, showcasing how science has transformed the very way we eat — beginning with fermentation.