Book-Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell ? And 57 other curious food and drink questions

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Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell?: And 57 other curious food and drink questions
by Andy Brunning (Author)


About the Author

Andy Brunning is a graduate chemist and a secondary school teacher with a true passion for making chemistry exciting and interesting. He created the hit Compound Interest blog, examining the chemical reactions we come across on a day-to-day basis. Andy lives in Bournemouth.

Book Description

Amazing graphics and explanations reveal the weird science behind our everyday food and drink.

Why does cooking bacon smell so good? Can cheese really give you bad dreams? Why do onions make you cry?
Find out the answers in this illustrated compendium of amazing and easy-to-understand chemistry. Featuring 58 different questions, you will discover all sorts of wonderful science that affects us on daily basis. Andy Brunning opens up the chemical world behind the sensations we experience through food and drink – popping candy, hangovers, spicy chillies and many more. Exploring the aromas, flavours and bodily reactions with beautiful infographics and explanations, Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell ? is guaranteed to satisfy curious minds. And did you know that nutmeg can make you hallucinate? Prepare to be astounded by chemical breakdown like never before.

Product details

Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Orion (8 Oct. 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1409156613
ISBN-13: 978-1409156611
Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 1.8 x 17.8 cm


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