Why Does Parmesan Taste Like Pineapple? Harold McGee Answers Food's Big Mysteries
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Food science expert Harold McGee helps us separate food science fact from fiction and explains our most profound questions about taste and smell. Why do oysters taste like cucumbers? Is there such a thing as the smell of raspberries? McGee has the answers! Plus, we learn about 30-foot longevity noodles from Jason Wang, the co-founder of New York’s Xi'an Famous Foods; Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette tell us who lobster Newburg and chicken tetrazzini were named after; and we make pork in Veracruz sauce. (Originally aired Feb. 26, 2021.) Get the recipe for Pork in Veracruz Sauce here. We’re working on a story about the battles we have in our kitchens at home, and we want to hear about your kitchen drama—from the biggest food fights to your everyday grievances. Please leave us a voicemail at 617-249-3167 or send a voice memo to [email protected]. Listen to Milk Street Radio on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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