Cooking Show in Space – Level 3

04-08-2022 15:00

Supposedly, your sense of taste diminishes with altitude, but despite that, one astronaut on the International Space Station got creative with her food.

Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency recorded a cooking show while on the ISS and made a meal that we could say was literally out of this world.

She made her meal out of champignon mushrooms, peas, chicken, turmeric and other ingredients, and she showed how to cook the food using the tools available to her in the ISS, such as a food warmer and scissors.  She commented that her food tasted good despite being in weightlessness.

This recipe is a space experiment that you could try at home!

Difficult words: diminish (become less), altitude (height), ISS (the abbreviation of the International Space Station), literally out of this world (this is a joke – something that is amazing and something that is in space), champignon mushroom (a type of mushroom that is rare and supposed to taste very good), turmeric (a type of spice), weightlessness (having no weight due to being in space).

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