BEST FOOD PODCAST James Beard Awards, Webby Awards

This episode is available in Stitcher Premium. With Stitcher Premium you can:

 
  • - Get special access to our back catalog (hundreds of episodes!)
  • - Hear our new shows commercial free
  • - Listen to tons of other Stitcher Premium exclusives
  • - Support our work in the process
 

Use promo code SPORKFUL for a free month of listening when you select a monthly plan. Sign up today and thank you!

Dinosaur Eggs, Jane Austen’s Ice Cream, and More (AUDIO)

Posted by

Dec 31, 2012
Dinosaur Eggs, Jane Austen’s Ice Cream, and More (AUDIO)

In keeping with tradition, Dan ends the year by replaying his favorite episode of the year, and as usual, it's a little out there...

What did dinosaur eggs taste like?

In what shape would Jane Austen likely have had her dessert served to her?

What does one of the world's leading paleontologists think of the Paleo Diet?

How do you get maggots out of boiled sheep in the Gobi Dessert?

How do you make ice cream on an uninhabited island in Madagascar in the summer?

And how many ancient Aztecs would have had better teeth if they'd learned to eat corn by listening to The Sporkful?

Dan gets answers to these questions and many more when he interviews the curators of a special food exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History entitled, "Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture." Plus, Dan calls up Deepak Chopra for some guidance on how to get maximum pleasure from meals eaten alone, and Deepak's wisdom leads Dan to experience Total Pizza Awareness.

Remember that The Sporkful is a listener supported podcast. We rely on your donations to keep us going and growing. Please give now, and get cool stuff in return!

Photo: Flickr CC / vagueonthehow

 

Filed under //                         

comments powered by Disqus