How do you make amazing hamburgers? And what’s the science behind the ingredients you pick and how you prepare them? The meat, the cheese, when you season it, the pan you use to cook it, which fat you use to cook it with… it all makes a difference for the final product.
In Epicurious‘ 4 Levels of Hamburgers: Amateur to Food Scientist, amateur cook Emily, home cook Lorenzo and a professional chef Frank all make their version of a hamburger. Then food scientist Rose Trout explains the science behind each of their choices.