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Food with a side of science and history. Every other week, co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode exploring the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We interview experts, visit labs, fields, and archaeological digs, and generally have lots of fun while discovering new ways to think about and understand the world through food.



Find us online at gastropod.com, follow us on Twitter @gastropodcast, and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/gastropodcast.

Gastropod Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley

    • Arts
    • 4.8, 17 Ratings

Food with a side of science and history. Every other week, co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode exploring the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We interview experts, visit labs, fields, and archaeological digs, and generally have lots of fun while discovering new ways to think about and understand the world through food.



Find us online at gastropod.com, follow us on Twitter @gastropodcast, and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/gastropodcast.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

emweb ,

Who knew food could be so interesting?

OK, so most of us did know, but this brings the fascination to a whole new level in a wonderfully-presented way.

Silverangold ,

Too many ads

I like the content but there are too many ads

MikeRMNZ ,

Always something interesting that I didn't know

The hosts do a professional job of taking us down the rabbit holes of science and history in pursuit of food.

I'm very glad Cynthia has cut out the fake laugh at the beginning of every sentence that bedevilled the early episodes, but she could definitely sound more sincere when reading the ads.

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