Somerville Secondary College

Food Gastronomy

Featured Learning AreaTechnology – food
Additional Learning AreasScience
Learning Capabilities Developed


This subject explores what happens when the chef and the scientist meet. It applies the principles of physical and chemical change cooking. It involves examining how foods react to different cooking methods common ways food texture can be manipulated in interesting ways.  A subject to discover and foster your creativity, look into the foods of the future, GMO (genetic modification) of foods, explore new foods and techniques, such as spherification, foams, deconstructed recipes, infusing flavours, and creating gels.