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Take a trip with the world's most creative chef, as he explores the amazing hidden secrets within our simplest ingredients. 

Heston's Journey to the Centre of Food Heston's Journey to the Centre of Food

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Take a trip with the world's most creative chef, as he explores the amazing hidden secrets within our simplest ingredients. 

    The Wonders of Water plus Jellyfish, Chicken Feet and Swearing at Rice.

    The Wonders of Water plus Jellyfish, Chicken Feet and Swearing at Rice.

    Join Heston for a remarkable journey inside his new passion project, the understanding of water and its power to control our lives, cooking, eating and emotions.  From experiments swearing at rice to drinking water flavoured by lightening it's a brand new way of seeing our most important substance. Plus James explores stealing dresses from the V&A and the team explore eating jellyfish, chicken feet and fertilised eggs.

    • 52 min
    Fancy Some Crisps? + sonic win aging and full house of reds solved!

    Fancy Some Crisps? + sonic win aging and full house of reds solved!

    Join Heston, Jay and James and they journey to the centre of crisps.  From Frazzles to Walkers, Salt and Shake to the origins of the crisp itself, they explore everything from the multi-sensory power of the world's noisiest crisp bag to the latest in flavouring spraying technology and how to fool your mind to make crisps taste crunchier.   Heston reveals his own experiments making crisp flavours and the debate of the difference between crunchy and crispy rages.  Plus sonic win aging, cheese and ginger combined and the elusive 'full house of reds' search is solved!

    • 51 min
    Some like it hot! Heston's Chilli adventure.

    Some like it hot! Heston's Chilli adventure.

    Take a trip with Heston deep inside our hot addiction - Chilli.  To discover its power over us, why we love it so much and what the hottest chilli in the world tastes like.   From Heston's curry memories to brain scanning chilli eating, it's a spicy journey.  

    • 51 min
    Space Food

    Space Food

    Join Heston and Jay as they relive their adventures making food for Tim Peake and the International Space Station.  From flying in the 'Vomit Comet' to tinning a bacon sandwich, exploding space ships to testing tea on a fairground ride, this is a food adventure literally out of this world.   Plus Heston sets a special 'disgusting food' challenge to listeners and the 'full house of reds' quest continues.  

    • 1 hr 3 min
    3D printing food, Heston's creativity secrets and growing wine in space - March Mailbag

    3D printing food, Heston's creativity secrets and growing wine in space - March Mailbag

    Join Heston as he answers all your questions in another mailbag episode.  From the latest coffee trends to future cooking technology, trying to find the most unhealthy foods, to eating in virtual reality, its a episode packed with ideas.  

    • 54 min
    I Want Candy

    I Want Candy

    Welcome to the American sweetshop, as Heston and the guys sample the best (and worst) that American Candy has to offer.   From Tootsie Rolls to Toxic Waste, Taffy to peanut chocolate, come take a deep dive into a world of pure candy.  Plus a special delivery of Panini football stickers arrives!

    • 1 hr 2 min

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