Sip + Science: the Techniques and Chemistry of Maillard

This course is presented by the Culinary Institute of America in collaboration with Matchbook Distilling to celebrate our recently released Maillard Liqueur.

Let’s dive into the molecular heart of flavor with a masterclass in the Maillard reaction, where precision meets artistry. Designed for the inquisitive palate that seeks understanding, this is not just a class; it’s a scientific exploration.
One could argue that cooking is not a series of arbitrary actions but a scientific endeavor, with each step governed by principles and reactions that, when understood, can elevate the mundane to the extraordinary. In this class, we will embark on a journey to decode the complexities of the Maillard reaction through a bit of science and a bit of technique – with Maillard Liqueur cocktails in hand, of course.

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