We're talking about the effect dry aging has on meats (and kinda grapes), specifically concentrating flavor and tenderizing the cut.
A discussion of the meal replacement beverage Soylent. What it's made of, how it came to be, and the potential benefits and drawbacks.
Wine blending, wine tasting, traditional Spanish dishes, and a calcotada are discussed as Eva, Carey, and special guest Linda Lomelino recap their Barcelona food photography workshop.
A discussion of the various plants, foods, and beverages with supposed aphrodisiac properties, and some of the possible science behind it.
We talk all about our British Virgin Islands food photography & mixology workshop, including the time our car got stuck on a near-vertical incline and we had the infamous 'bamba punch'.
The science behind taste and theories on why flavors pair well, with an on-air tasting of flavoring pairings and experiments with miraculin.
Everything from the cabbage soup diet to tape worms is addressed in this fad diet discussion.
Techniques for making homemade stock, plus a discussion of the hype surrounding the benefits of bone broth.
The stories behind popular holiday foods and food-related traditions.
Everything from brining, basting, and how to mash mashed potatoes is discussed in this Thanksgiving prep episode.
All the leftover animals bits, from organs to eyes to bones, and the various ways people prepare and eat them.
The devil siting on your bread, reading tea leaves, and salt-spilling are a few of the food superstitions discussed in this eerie episode.
The key nutrients that are essential for keeping us healthy, and what can go wrong when we have too little or too much of them in our diets.
Eva & Carey welcome their first guest, Maggie, who joins them in their recap discussion of their Croatia photography & truffle workshop.
The history and flavor of this savory and versatile flatbread is discussed.
The humble roots of some popular high-priced foods.
The flavor profiles, history, and distillation of rum are explored in this episode of First We Eat.
How a fungus with some unusual side effects may have played a role in several major events throughout history.
Eva and Carey talk about the different varieties of barbecue sauce throughout the southern United Sates.
Eva and Carey discuss different types of fermented soy, like miso, soy sauce, and tempeh.
Eva and Carey discuss the process of fermenting grapes to make wine, and all the variables that affect the final flavor.
Eva and Carey continue their fermentation series with an overview of beer, as well as a live beer tasting.
Eva and Carey discuss the process of lacto-fermenting vegetables, and what's actually happening inside of the vegetables as they ferment.