Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Demonstrates How to Make a Meal in Space

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti demonstrates how to cook a delicious meal of “mackerel, quinoa and leek cream tortilla” in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The meal is one of Cristoforetti’s “bonus foods” as the video description explains. It also turns out that trying to create a multi-step meal is a complicated process.

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is currently living on board the International Space Station for her long duration mission Futura. Food is an important item in space, also on the psychological side; that’s why astronauts are allowed a certain quantity of the so-called “bonus food” of their choice that reminds them of their home cooking tastes.