For the very first Ingredipedia live event as part of the Emerging Writer's Festival, we chose the big one. The avocado - the world's most Instagrammed ingredient (probably). We cooked it, blended it, got to the bottom of conspiracies and traced it around the world. Find out what you missed.
It's the giver of life and perfect for a tradie-style smoko. But what's its history, when did it stop getting delivered, is it really in chocolate and most importantly, can it be mixed with gin?
We figured it was time to add some culture to our podcast. SEE WHAT WE DID THERE? But seriously, we look at why it is spelled 37 different ways, how it's advertised and why it may be the perfect work snack.
Saffron, the forbidden spice. Sure it tastes pleasant and makes things yellow but saffron is so dang expensive that it's basically cocaine. Find out how it's faked, smuggled and where to find it on the dark web.