Level B - Tasty Tidbits

Kitchen Talk Solutions

Bite 6 - Careers and Foods Around the World

6a. Colors and reactions
Project skill: Experimenting with the pigments of vegetables
Life skill: Using scientific methods

1. What effect does vinegar have on chlorophyll? On flavonoids?

 

2. How could these results be helpful when canning vegetables?

 

3. If you were a food scientist, what do you need to know about pigments?
You would need to know how different pigments react to certain foods and packaging liquids. If a certain liquid changes the color of a vegetable, you would not want to can vegetables with that liquid.

 

6b. Taste testing
Project skill: Evaluating ice cream
Life skill: Making decisions
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

6c. Italian pasta
Project skill: Making pasta
Life skill: Valuing diversity
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

6d. Swedish meatballs
Project skill: Making Swedish meatballs
Life skill: Valuing diversity
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

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