How To Make The Perfect Mince Pie With Maths

Published December 6, 2016 426 Plays

Rumble A mathematical formula reveals how to make the perfect mince pie. Keen cook and Professor of Pure Mathematics Dr Eugenia Cheng has created a mathematical equation to bake one of Britain’s most loved festive treats. Eager to prove to people that maths can be fun, Dr Cheng explains maths using everyday cooking. Previously Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, the doctor now teaches at the School of Art Institute of Chicago and is known for her math skills in the kitchen. Dr Cheng investigates the mathematical balance between the mince and the pastry.

Videographer / director: Alexander Ayer, Ruaridh Connellan
Producer: Jack Fletcher, Nick Johnson
Editor: Jack Stevens