Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences

From finding out why mustard burns your nasal passages but chillies don’t, the link between beetroot and camels, why you might taste boiled potatoes when you eat cheddar cheese or how beetles can make a surprising contribution to our food – there are experiments for everyone. Watch the videos for an overview of the chemistry, then download the demo sheet to find ideas of how you can present them.

Enthuse your students, excite the general public or just amaze your pals. Let’s get people talking about chemistry that’s relevant and fun, and help to inspire them.