Posts tagged scheikunde
What is margarine?

Margarine is often compared to plastic and it’s said not to be a “natural” product – whatever that means. It may seem scary at first, seeing all those strange terms when you read about how margarine is made. For example, they talk about extraction, molecules and use a lot of other nerd-terms. Which is why our very own and favourite chemistry teacher will now helpfully explain everything. What exactly is margarine?

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Chemistry of baking part three

Today: part three of The Chemistry of Baking. If someone had told me before that chemistry is actually a lot like baking a cake, I might have paid more attention in school. Today we will look at different kinds of leavening agents with the help of our favourite chemistry teacher, Johann. What exactly makes the dough rise? And what are all the chemicals doing during this process?

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Chemistry of baking part two

This second part of ‘The Chemistry of Baking’ is about milk. What is the function of milk? How does cow milk differ from alternatives, like almond milk? The answer “cow milk comes from a cow” doesn’t really quite cover it, I’m afraid. How do you substitute butter milk and what is the function of fat?

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Eco friendly cleaning

Dat het niet zo heel goed gaat met het milieu dat moge duidelijk zijn. Aangezien dit de planeet is met al mijn spullen en waar ik het best gezellig heb met Johann is het tijd om na te denken: wat kan ik doen om het milieu te ontlasten? Zo kan iedereen een steentje bijdragen.

En om gelijk maar iets heel erg raars toe te geven: ik ben dol op schoonmaakfilmpjes kijken op YouTube. Ik weet dat het heel raar is maar ik word er heel rustig van.

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