Chemistry

Prepare an orange caviar

Use molecular chemistry to create foods with unexpected shapes. Do you think making orange juice beads is impossible? This is without counting on the properties of Agar, a natural molecule capable of gelling all liquids. Transform yourself into a molecular chemist to surprise your friends with your edible creations. […]

Chemistry

Transform milk into plastic

Did you know that plastic can also be produced from natural resources? The best example is milk! Milk proteins, huge molecules like those in plastics, can, under certain conditions, agglomerate to form a solid. […]

Chemistry

Make bath bombs at home

A bath is even more fun with bath bombs that explode and fizz. It’s easy to make it yourself, in the colors of your choice and even with the fragrance you like. Do you want to add a festive touch? You can even add biodegradable glitters for a sparkling effervescence. […]

Chemistry

The volcano science experiment

Observing a chemical reaction in your kitchen is possible with the volcano science experiment. Build your volcano with sand. And then let’s move on to making lava. […]

Chemistry

White chocolate, real or fake chocolate?

Belgium’s flagship product, recognized beyond its borders, chocolate is a delicacy you may enjoy almost daily. In a spread, in cocoa, or a stick, decorated by hazelnut fragments or filled with praline, the possibilities are numerous as long as you can lick your fingers afterward. But chocolate is brown, right? So what is white chocolate? […]

Chemistry

A filter designed by NASA to drink your urine!

For a space mission, you can’t take huge amounts of water. So you have to be inventive. And at NASA, they are. In their laboratory, they created a filter that purifies the wastewater in order to recover it. Yep, even her urine can be filtered for drinking. And the best is when a direct derivative of this technology (only for water) equips the gourds that you can take with you to school, to sports, to camp, on vacation abroad, and in even hiking… in short, everywhere! […]

Chemistry

Making pancakes is like doing chemistry in your kitchen.

Every year, at La Chandeleur, families make pancakes. A tradition that we like to carry on, because pancakes are delicious and cheerful to make. To succeed in pancakes preparation, you have to know the recipe of course, but also understand how it works. Indeed, making pancakes is mixing different chemicals, and to do chemical reactions in a pan. […]

Chemistry

Let go of the gas to make your waffles a success!

Qu’elle soit de Bruxelles ou de Liège, recouverte de chocolat fondu, de crème chantilly ou nature, la gaufre est une spécialité culinaire belge qui nous régale depuis quelques siècles.

Une gaufre réussie est une gaufre bien gonflée. Mais pour cela, il faut que la pâte monte ! Comment ça marche ? Grâce à une réaction chimique qui libère du gaz dans la pâte. […]