The Science of Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, here’s the science behind ice cream.

via Scientific American

People have been enjoying ice cream for hundreds of years.

But there have never before been as many flavors as we enjoy these days. From sweet to savory, the ice’s cream wondrous variety is all due to chemistry.

Ice cream is a heterogeneous mixture of a liquid and finely dispersed solids. That is why it is called a complex colloidal system.

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