A method used since the first trace of civilisation, cooking has always played a fundamental role in our daily life. We use it to enhance the safety, digestibility and edibility of food products. Food and cooking is different all over the world; it’s the product of local natural resources, but also of cultures and beliefs. Cooking nowadays is concerned with refining techniques and offering exchanges between people and cultures. It has even evolved into a form of entertainment and creativity. Cooking is trendy wherever you look; be it TV shows, magazines or famous Chefs. Whether it’s frying, baking, boiling, simmering, grilling, steaming, roasting or smoking, there is always a new way of enjoying our food to be discovered.
This is an infographic outlining how to reduce acrylamide formation at home.
When grilling your food, using an open flame, frying or smoking your food it is important that you pay attention to a few simple food handling and cooking tips.
Cooking plays a key role in daily life across the globe. Discover why we cook our food, what happens when we do and the main types of cooking methods and fats.
For many thousands of years, people have used heat to cook foods. However, the process of heating can lead to the formation of less favourable substances, such as acrylamide.