Simon Field is the author of Why There's Antifreeze in Your Toothpaste, Gonzo Gizmos, and The Return of Gonzo Gizmos, and is the creator of the popular Web site www.scitoys.com.
"With information advanced enough to interest the well-seasoned,
hard-boiled home cook, the information in this book is written in
such a friendly and approachable manner that even beginner
kitchen-chemists will be delighted to learn from it."--San
Francisco Book Review
"The writing style is very personable and he does a great job of illustrating concepts with recipes." --Smithsonianmag.com