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S2E18 Popcorn

S2E18 Popcorn

June 3, 2019

In This Episode:

* The history of popcorn from the ancient americas to today
* The modern rise of popcorn and why it became a top movie theatre snack
* We ask, Why does corn pop?
* Plus, crazy popcorn facts!

S2E17 Feta Cheese vs Bulgarian Sirene Cheese (History Of Brined White Cheese)

S2E17 Feta Cheese vs Bulgarian Sirene Cheese (History Of Brined White Cheese)

May 27, 2019

In this episode:

* Greek Feta Cheese vs. Bulgarian Sirene Cheese vs Romanian Telmea and other white cheeses. Which was the original brined white cheese?
* We discuss the ancient history of Feta style cheese from the balkan region.
* Should the EU have made Feta cheese a Greek only designated origin product?
* We explain the origin of the name “Feta”.
* Plus, How Canada may have got it right when it comes to Feta cheese…

Show notes for this episode at https://foodfuntravel.com/fetapodcast

 

 

S2E16 Roaming Degustation Colombo, Sri Lanka (Food Travel Stories)

S2E16 Roaming Degustation Colombo, Sri Lanka (Food Travel Stories)

May 20, 2019

In this episode:

* We Take a one-of-a-kind roaming degustation (multi venue tasting menu) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with an Asia’s Top 50 Restaurateur, Dharshan Munidasa.
* We visit one of his Asia Top 50 restaurant, Ministry Of Crab
* Plus, we try traditional Japanese with a Sri Lankan twist, and contemporary fine dining versions of traditional Sri Lankan street food.

This is part of our new food travel stories series - where we talk about unique food experiences around the world.

Full article at https://foodfuntravel.com/colombopodcast

 

S2E15 Hamburgers II - A History (Part 2 - Who Invented American Hamburgers?)

S2E15 Hamburgers II - A History (Part 2 - Who Invented American Hamburgers?)

May 13, 2019

In This Hamburger Double Episode:

* How American Is The Hamburger? We discuss the origin or ground (minced) meat & meat patties
* The creation of first custom buns designed specifically to be used for hamburgers.
* Also, the battle over who really invented the modern hamburger - The stories and legends of the main contenders.
* Plus, Random hamburger facts and records that amused us.

Show Notes at https://foodfuntravel.com/hamburgerpodcast

S2E14 Hamburgers - A History (Part 1: How American Is The Hamburger?)

S2E14 Hamburgers - A History (Part 1: How American Is The Hamburger?)

May 6, 2019

In This Hamburger Double Episode:

* How American Is The Hamburger? We discuss the origin or ground (minced) meat & meat patties
* The creation of first custom buns designed specifically to be used for hamburgers.
* Also, the battle over who really invented the modern hamburger - The stories and legends of the main contenders.
* Plus, Random hamburger facts and records that amused us.

Show Notes at https://foodfuntravel.com/hamburgerpodcast

S2E13 Belize: What To Eat (inc. History Of Rice & Beans)

S2E13 Belize: What To Eat (inc. History Of Rice & Beans)

April 29, 2019

In This Episode:

* We discuss the most important cultural dishes in Belize.
* We ask “Beans And Rice” or “Rice And Beans”?
* Rock Lobster!
* We discover the unhealthiest, yet tastiest breakfast food in the world.
* Plus, The Royal Rat. Is Belize’s famous rodent fit for a queen?

 Full show notes and more dishes to eat in San Pedro, Belize (and where to eat!) at https://foodfuntravel.com/belizepodcast

 

S2E12 North India: Kolkata Street Food & Amritsar Paratha (Our Food Travel Stories)

S2E12 North India: Kolkata Street Food & Amritsar Paratha (Our Food Travel Stories)

April 22, 2019

In This Episode:

* We begin our new personal food travel stories series - With a visit to North India where we discover not just new foods but unique ways they are cooked
* We discuss our first Indian street food experience in Kolkata
* Plus, we eat our favourite ever buttery indian flat bread in the city of Amritsar, close to the Pakistan border

S2E11 Mallorca, Spain: What To Eat (inc. History of Ensaimada)

S2E11 Mallorca, Spain: What To Eat (inc. History of Ensaimada)

April 15, 2019

In This Episode:

* Sobrassada - The regionally protected Mallorcan sausage that’s very different from chorizo. But why are they all different sizes? It’s nothing to do with commercialism, it’s actually a food science thing…
* Also, Ensaimada: An epically flaky, geographically protected pastry - We explain how Mallorca’s calorifically delicious dessert is made so light using an unexpected secret ingredient
* Plus Mallorcan Cabbage rolls - and the nifty secret to making the perfect cabbage roll

 Show Notes And Our Full Guide to 33 Mallorcan foods at https://foodfuntravel.com/mallorcapodcast/

 

S2E10 Story Of The Daiquiri (Cuban Cocktail)

S2E10 Story Of The Daiquiri (Cuban Cocktail)

April 8, 2019

In This Episode:

* The Daiquiri - historic plantation drink, or early 20th century USA-Cuban fusion invention?
* PLUS, Hemingway - was he a Daiquiri or Mojito man?

Full Article On Cuban Drinks at https://foodfuntravel.com/cubandrinks

 

S2E9 The Mojito: A Tale Of Rum, Pirates & Plantations in Cuba

S2E9 The Mojito: A Tale Of Rum, Pirates & Plantations in Cuba

April 1, 2019

In This Episode:

* Did British privateers invent the Mojito? We investigate the historic origins of Cuba’s famous cocktail…
* PLUS has the Havana bar scene re-written mojito history to make more money?

Full Article on Cuban Drinks & Cocktails Here: http://foodfuntravel.com/cubandrinks