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Using Science and History to Unlock the Secrets of Bread

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Two years ago in Paris, Nathan Myhrvold wandered the Louvre on a mission, camera in hand, documenting every image of bread that he could find. “Sadly, art historians don’t catalog paintings by whether or not there’s bread in them,” he said.<p>So Mr. Myhrvold, the former chief …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Sachie’s Authentic Malaysian Satay with Peanut Sauce

Malaysian food is one of my favourite cuisines and I always put on weight every time I visit the country to do research and see my husband’s aunties …

This Is the Best Chicken Soup I've Ever Made

Avgolemono [the sauce] is used to flavor meat, fish, and vegetables, but there's also s<i>oup avgolemono</i>, either with chicken or a soup with meatballs …

Bún Thịt Nướng Recipe (Vietnamese Grilled Pork & Rice Noodles)

This is love in a bowl. If you’ve had bún thịt nướng you know what I’m talking about.<p>You have your sweet bits, sour bits, caramelization, some …

8 Expert Tips for Building the Perfect Banh Mi Sandwich

According to cookbook author Andrea Nguyen, Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches are crazy delicious. So much so that crazy delicious is part of the title …

The $1700 great Deep Learning box: Assembly, setup and benchmarks

Building a desktop after a decade of MacBook Airs and cloud servers<p><i>Updated April 2018: Uses CUDA 9, cuDNN 7 and Tensorflow 1.5.</i><p>After years of using a …

Computer Hardware

A eulogy for the golden era of VC-subsidized meals, which is finally over

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, except in Silicon Valley. Then, lunch is free (or discounted) until the venture-capital money runs out.<p>For years now, we have been living in a golden era of VC-subsidized meals. As startups piled into the food delivery space, they showered customers with …

Startups

Why Decision Science Matters

K. V. Rao Contributor<p>K. V. Rao is founder and CEO of Aviso.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Dark Age Of Enterprise Software Is Ending<p>Nearly everyone is familiar with the DirecTV commercials in which actor Rob Lowe and NFL quarterbacks Eli Manning and Tony Romo appear as unflattering alter-egos of …

Deep Learning Algorithm Rewrites Traditional Recipes for New Regions, Ingredients

Algorithmic gastronomy is here.<p>Imagine your favorite go-to recipe mutated to conform to the traditional methods and ingredients of any number of diverse regional food cultures. Consider, say, lasagne, but a sort of lasagne that's instead a naturally occurring part of Japanese or Ethiopian cuisine. …

The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

How Din Tai Fung Makes The World’s Most Loved Pork Soup Dumplings

One Hong Kong location alone makes 17,000 xiaolongbao every week.<p>HONG KONG ― A main feature of any Din Tai Fung restaurant is a glass window that peers directly into the kitchen. Wearing baseball hats, hair nets and face masks, chefs in white uniforms stand around stainless steel tables rapidly …

Learning Deep Learning with Keras

I teach deep learning both for a living (as the main deepsense.ai instructor, in a Kaggle-winning team1) and as a part of my volunteering with the …

Deep Learning

Chicken Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

Add the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sake and sugar to a bowl and whisk to combine. Add the chicken, then stir to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate …

How to Store Your Produce So It Lasts Longer

As you flip through the pages of Food52’s new cookbook Mighty Salads, you’ll notice right away that fresh produce is at the heart of any mighty salad—whether it’s a leafy salad strewn with grilled mushrooms and figs, a couscous salad that puts spring’s best baby artichokes center stage, or a steak …

How to Stock a Chinese Pantry: Essential Staples to Keep on Hand

Over the last several decades, Americans have been discovering that there's more to Chinese food than the Cantonese flavors, both traditional and bastardized, that were brought over by the first wave of Chinese immigrants. With 1.3 billion people, 23 provinces, and a geography that covers …

6 areas of AI and machine learning to watch closely

For more AI news and analysis, sign up to my newsletter here.<p>Distilling a generally-accepted definition of what qualifies as artificial intelligence …

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Modular Drop Box is a prefab portable suite for stays in nature

"Glamorous camping", also known as camping out of doors in style, or at least a step above the tent -- is gaining popularity worldwide as more people …

When You Should Use Yeast, Baking Powder, and Baking Soda

A loaf of bread isn’t gonna rise on its own. Neither will bagels or muffins. Pancakes will be bereft of fluff. They need the help of leaveners like …

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

Drop the instant ramen and bookmark this right now.

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

Yu Xiang Qie Zi (Sichuanese Fried Eggplant)

3 cups canola oil<p>4 small Japanese eggplants, sliced in half lengthwise, and cut in half crosswise<p>10 suan miao (Chinese chives, blossoms discarded) or …

Triple Dipped Fried Chicken Recipe

"This is the crispiest, spiciest, homemade fried chicken I have ever tasted! It is equally good served hot or cold and has been a picnic favorite in …

10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking

In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.<p>Today, modern living frequently calls for an open plan, where the kitchen, living, and dining rooms merge into one great room. Though this is the perfect solution for hosts who like to entertain …

Kalbi (Korean Barbequed Beef Short Ribs)