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Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley
Gastropod
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...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 3,791 ratings
I get distracted wondering if these are some sort of odd computer generated voices, yet I enjoy the topics. Would listen more often with different modulation or new hosts.
TrippLongest via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/14/22
Came for the coffee episodes, which were very informative. Unfortunately, I will not continue listening because of Nicola’s irritating intonation. I know I am being petty, but she sounds like a Brit attempting to speak like an American, and I can’t take it. It’s a podcast after all, the host’s...Read full review »
Teiki K via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/10/22
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Excellent podcast about history and food. 😊
moniepanda via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 08/03/22
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