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Why does lettuce turn brown?

23 Mar 2022

That’s an interesting question. How lettuce turns brown is well known, but why this happens is a different story. Let's deal with the how first.

Why does lettuce turn brown?

4 Jun 2021

That’s an interesting question. How lettuce turns brown is well known. But why this happens is a different story. Let's deal with the how first. The chemistry that takes place when lettuce leaves...

The Secret to a More Flavourful Stew

14 Jan 2019

The secret is the Maillard reaction! In 1912, Louis-Camille Maillard discovered that bread crust, coffee beans, beer and roasted meat all turned brown because of a chemical reaction between sugars...

Why does lettuce turn brown?

11 Oct 2018

That’s an interesting question. How lettuce turns brown is well known. But why this happens is a different story. Lets deal with the how first. The chemistry that takes place when lettuce leaves...

Can placing an avocado seed in guacamole prevent discolouration?

20 Mar 2017

Whether you're a guacamole lover or not, everyone knows that the beautiful enticing green colour of fresh guacamole can quickly turn to a dismal unappetizing brown. Perhaps the reason that...

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