Symbol of fertility, inspirer of songs, flavourer of drinks. But does the cherry have a dark side? Also, we might have invented the best drink ever.
It gets us drunk, smells nice and it's good for us. But it's also the symbol of the opulence and corruption of a disgraced despot. So yeah, our relationship with coconut is kind of complicated.
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It's comforting, readily available and amazing with clams. But where does it ACTUALLY come from? And why do we bother eating it in restaurants? And how has it caused a social media storm in Melbourne? And how is it responsible for THE GREATEST JINGLE OF ALL TIME? Find out in our pasta episode.
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It’s time to talk about one of the greatest ingredients in the entire world: figs. Yes, they’re out of season so Em had to ask her talented sister to paint a picture of them because they are unavailable in ALL THE STORES. What do figs have to do with genitals? Ben looks into that. Why is Maggie Beer burnt fig, salted caramel and honeycomb ice-cream the best flavour ever? Em looks into that. Plus: a theory into why Australian athletes didn’t perform so well at the recent Olympics, and a fail-proof plan on how they can do better next time.