Fun food podcasts to listen to during lockdown

The Real Food Podcast

No compilation of food podcasts on this nation could be full with out a point out of this one, by the seminal food author and journalist Vikram Doctor. He serves up a big selection of subjects: papads in several Indian communities, our nation’s tryst with the Marie biscuit (old-school advertising and marketing gimmicks at all times make for attention-grabbing tales), bread-baking (bread, not roti or flatbread) traditions and extra. Some episodes take a look at present traits; others are a stroll down reminiscence lane; all of them boast a conversational model with a transparent effort in constructing an atmosphere, and loads of info.

Episode size: 10 to 15 minutes

Available on: iTunes and

The Fantastic History of Food

Food historical past, just like the historical past of anything, is peppered with eccentric folks and weird info. Nick Charlie Key’s podcast focusses on these, and people alone. His newest episode, as an example, got here out on July 1 and was titled ‘The Swedish King Who Tried To Kill A Prisoner With Coffee’. Others have handled “the man who ate everything” and cacao’s reference to a botanist-pirate. Saying something extra about it might be risking spoilers, however you’ll not remorse lending this one your ear.

Episode size: 15 minutes (on a median)

Available on: and Stitcher app

The Storied Recipe

Did you recognize paratha is named roti canai in Singapore? It is a quintessential a part of many household meals there, however Becky Hadeed’s episode about it reveals far more about Singapore itself. Each episode of The Storied Recipe options one recipe introduced in by a visitor, and that recipe turns into the important thing ingredient in an overarching story of the visitor’s life, childhood and cultural id. It is a sentimental, private take a look at dishes all over the world, from a US-based mom who misses the masala chai of her childhood house in Bombay, to an Iranian-born Australian’s wartime childhood and recipe for lamb and lentil kafta.

Episode size: 55 minutes (on a median)

Available on: and Stitcher app

Food, We Need To Talk

How we eat has quite a bit to do with how we expect and the way we understand ourselves. Juna Gjata and Dr Eddie Philips break all of it down on this podcast, and likewise get specialists to weigh in on subjects like how, as an example, fats shaming really dissuades folks from figuring out extra. For the quantity of psychological and medical inputs concerned, the episodes are surprisingly chatty and lightweight.

Episode size: 20-30 minutes

Available on: Stitcher app

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