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molecular gastronomy

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Definition of molecular gastronomy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The application of scientific principles to the understanding and development of food preparation.
Example sentences
  • The increasing sophistication of our tastes in food and the development of such esoteric areas of research as molecular gastronomy sometimes distract us from the high place that simple and homely fare should hold in our affection.
  • Exploding confectionery is not the only thing chef David has borrowed from the world of molecular gastronomy.

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