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December 17, 2009

Add a dash of scientific sizzle to your kitchen with a molecular-gastronomy kit. The kit contains specialized tools, including pipettes and silicone tubing, and ingredients (like agar and carrageenan) that can be used to create six unusual desserts, including red fruit juice caviar and sparkling soft toffees. A booklet explains the chemistry behind each recipe.

Credit: Joshua Scott

Product: Molecular-gastronomy starter kit

Cost: $60

Availability: Now

Source: cuisine-innovation.com

Company: Cuisine Innovation

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