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Do you always know what you put in your mouth?


This appetising guide will point you in the right direction, as well as providing a crash course in molecular gastronomy.


Neil Davey

Neil Davey is a freelance writer specialising in things you can do sitting down, such as eating, drinking, travelling, watching ­films, interviewing famous people and playing games. The author of The Bluffer’s Guide to Chocolate, Neil also writes (or has written) for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Metro, Square Mile, delicious. magazine, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Escapism, MSN and Hello!He can be found blogging at ‘The Lambshank Redemption’, tweeting as @DineHard and will appear on other social media as soon as he’s thought of another bad ­ film and food pun.

Thanks to a karaoke machine in Montana, he once told a billionaire that he loved his sweet little pussycat nose and sang I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For with a Hollywood star, in the space of 15 minutes. He now generally stays away from karaoke machines in Montana.

"Snort-inducingly funny, wry and incisive in turn, a brilliant crib sheet for would-be gastronomes. Excellent for spotting pseudo foodies too."

Xanthe Clay, The Daily Telegraph

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