100 episodes

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

    • Food
    • 4.8, 1.7K 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
1.7K Ratings
1.7K Ratings
asdef2018 ,

Always looking forward to the next episode

A pleasure to listen to, yet full of sound scholarship. I would mention my favorite episode but the next one always surpasses the last one, the bagel episode was amazing and then you topped it with the curry show. That said your pawpaw show made me so curious I bought some from the farmer you interviewed! Cannot wait to experiment!

BrettSovereign ,

My new favorite podcast.

My wife clued me into this one a few weeks ago, and I'm working my way through the back catalog. It's a funny, informative mix of science, history, and food culture.

dmethod ,

Delicious!

This is my favorite podcast. Well researched, artfully crafted stories and a couple of delightful senses of humor.
There are two things I get every other week- a paycheck and a Gastropod episode, and I’m much more excited for the episode! (I know where my paycheck is going to go, but Gastropod takes me somewhere new every time.)

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