*What makes fruit ripen? How does mold become cheese? When does an apple taste like an onion? Here is a seires of easy experiments to perform in your kitchen laboratory. Heating and cooling, freezing and thawing, dehydration, distillation--and above all, tasting--are among the simple procedures by which you can produce and observe changes in food. Kitchen chemistry is fun: The proof is in the (chocolate) pudding! Ages up to 13 Kids who love to experiment will love this book!!