What is Molecular Gastronomy?

Molecular Gastronomy is a science that investigates the chemical and physical changes that occur when particular ingredients are being cooked. The following information describes what molecular gastronomy is, some basic techniques and ingredients used in…


Vegetable Glycerin

Where to Buy Food Grade Vegetable Glycerin Locally/In-Stores Vegetable Glycerin (VG) can be found in most pharmacies. There’s a good chance you can find it in your local supermarket or big box store. Oftentimes products…


Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

Where to Buy Food Grade Ascorbic Acid Locally/In-Stores Because of its common use as a nutritional supplement, food grade (or better) Ascorbic Acid can be found at most drug stores and in many supermarkets, stocked…


Citric Acid

Where to Buy Food Grade Citric Acid Locally/In-Stores Due to its frequent use in canning, Citric Acid can be found in most grocery stores. If it’s not stocked alongside the mason jars, check the baking…


Gum Arabic

Where to Buy Food Grade Gum Arabic Locally/In-Stores Food grade Gum Arabic can be difficult to find locally, but you might try calling around to local health food stores or specialty grocers. Online Gum Arabic…