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molecular gastronomy

noun

the application or study of scientific principles and practices in cooking and food preparation

Examples

"Good Eats" is a television show which discusses molecular gastronomy.

Word Origin

1993

Usage Note

also molecular gastronomist , (n.)

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  • molecular gastronomy—food hackers who use centrifuges to clarify their consomme.

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