Science: The Chemistry of Food

Ref: C3533116

This Quick Course will uncover the science behind your 'soggy bottoms' and your burnt caramel. We will investigate the power of our taste buds and inspire our creativity in the kitchen.

Course aim

To introduce the chemistry involved in every day cooking.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand why we cook, how we taste and why food tastes so good
  • Describe how different foods react to produce flavour
  • Explain how ingredients interact with each other

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Your favourite drink and a comfy cushion

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Science: The Chemistry of Food

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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