Posts Tagged ‘Microbe picnic’

Microbe Picnic aftermath

Friday, August 26th, 2011

On Sunday the 21st, The DIY_Bio gang had a Teawitter event in the form of the Microbe Picnic. Microbes have played a large part in the food industry for years. Industrially, microbes have been used in the fermentation of bread and alcohol and even Vikings used it to produce mead. Kimchi, the cornerstone of Korean eating, contains a number of lactic acid bacteria, among those the typical species Lactobacillus kimchii.

Microbe Picnic

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Diybio picnic

Title: Microbe picnic
Location: MadLab
Description: A microbe-inspired picnic with DIYBIO MCR and Teawitter
Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2011-08-21
End Time: 17:00

This month Diybio Manchester and Teawitter have teamed up for a microbe picnic, come along to the MadLab and join in the fun. Learn about science, and the food you eat!

Who’s going to be there, and what are you going to bring? We have set up a doodle poll to get some idea of numbers, so it would be great if people could sign up to that:

Post here to the list what you’re thinking of bringing so we don’t get too many duplicates!

Suggestions for picnic foods and ingredients whose preparation includes microbiology:

  • Bread/yeast based baked goods
  • All manner of cheeses
  • Chocolate
  • Olives
  • Quorn
  • Yoghurt
  • After Eights
  • Fermented products (e.g. Kimchi)
  • Alcohol!

I’m sure there are plenty of others too..

We look forward to seeing everyone at the MadLab!