Mmmmm…. Bacon

Watson – the IBM Research super computer is going to cooking school. Actual has gone, and now has a cookbook.

Fancy a tasty byte? Cookbook written by supercomputer – Telegraph.

For several years, the virtual chef has been poring over troves of recipes and food-related data, from classic meal combinations to research on flavour preferences and the chemical composition of foods.

The cognitive computer was programmed to produce ideas for food combinations that would taste pleasant at a molecular level and that, crucially, had not yet been tried.


Thoughts on Cooking Chili

When your house seems to have been the scene of a tear gas attack, I think it is safe to assume you might have put in too many peppers. Between the Anaheim peppers, the red chilis, the Serrano peppers and chipoltes in adobo sauce, this is going to be some hot chili.

I am so glad I resisted the temptation to add the habaneros. That would have pushed it over the edge, I’m thinking.