Join top food writer Chris Nuttall-Smith for an obsessive, fascinating journey through the hidden stories of the things we eat. Each episode chows down on one food phenomenon, revealing the unexpected cultural ingredients. Part science, part business, part psychology — always fresh and delicious.
Catch of the Day
How one of the strangest, and frankly blandest-tasting animals you’ll ever encounter, might just be exactly the fish the planet needs.
Tofu: vegetarian superfood or toxin-ridden poison? (Spoiler alert: it's neither!)
The sticky story of how gum conquered our planet — and why today it’s fighting just to survive.
Prebiotic. Probiotic. These labels are popping up on all sorts of food products, but do they actually help your intestines do their thing?
You'll Have Another
What are the invisible forces that determine what's in your drink?
Can the Fridge Light team choose, once and for all, the greatest snack of all time? We find out at our first ever live show, recorded at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival.