Holiday Food Science Festival

 

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Join us for a weekend celebrating the wonders of food. Enjoy the opening weekend of GingerBread Lane with a series of demonstrations that celebrate some of the foods, traditions and science that happens around holiday dinner tables. Each hour of the event will bring a different topic and taste for you to enjoy and maybe influence your holiday menus!

FREE with NYSCI Admission.

Holiday Food Science Festival Weekend Demonstration Schedule

Saturday:

12 pm – Fermentation with Contraband Ferments
Learn about the wonders of fermentation with a miso-making demonstration that will lead to delicious caramel popcorn for tasting!

1 pm – Cooking with Cover from Carbon Sponge
Explore the world of cover crops with members of the art/science experiment, Carbon Sponge. Cover crops help to nourish and rebuild our soils, but they are also used in dishes from around the world. You will learn about the power of these plants from an ecological perspective as you savor their flavor!

2:30 pm Cheese Making with Cave master, Krista Jacobsen, from Murray’s Cheese
Learn the “magic” behind cheese-making and how you can make your own at home!

3:30 pm Bugsgiving – Gratitude for Edible Insects with Chef Joseph Yoon from Brooklyn Bugs
Rethink what you consider “food.” With this presentation and delicious cooking demo featuring Thanksgiving dishes with edible insects, you will learn why the UN endorses to address food security and sustainability.
 

Sunday:

12 pm – Fermentation with Contraband Ferments
Learn about the wonders of fermentation with a miso-making demonstration that will lead to a delicious tasting of caramel popcorn!

1 pm – Holiday Cookie Decorating with Pastry Chef Angela Carlucci
Learn how to use royal icing with these easy and fun tips! Learn how to pipe, flood, marble, and flock- all techniques that will make you the star of this year’s festive party!

2:30 pm – Cheese Making with Cave master, Krista Jacobsen, from Murray’s Cheese
Learn the “magic” behind cheese-making and how you can make your own at home!

3:30 pm Bugsgiving – Gratitude for Edible Insects with Chef Joseph Yoon from Brooklyn Bugs
Rethink what you consider as “food” with this presentation and delicious cooking demo highlighting Thanksgiving dishes with edible insects, and learn why the UN endorses them to address food security and sustainability.

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