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This edition: Science and Food

Episode Details

Original tape date: July 24, 2012.

First aired: July 24, 2012.

• Grant Greenberg explores molecular gastronomy…cooking with a science twist right in your own kitchen!

• Carol Anne Riddell takes us inside the lab to find out the science behind all those wonderful flavors we love.

• Donna Hanover speaks with the experts…both in and out of the get to the bottom of why we’re addicted to chocolate.

• Barry Mitchell goes on a foraging expedition…in Central Park!

• Tinabeth Pina gets up close and personal with freeze dried food and tells us just how nutritious it is.

• Marlene Peralta goes back to basics for growing food…at an urban farm in the middle of New York.

For More Information:




Freeze Dried Foods

Urban Farming

Guest List

Steve "Wildman" Brill Naturalist

Vanessa Cruz

Richard Dandrea Senior Flavorist, International Flavors and Fragrances

Kenny Domnitser Forager

Emily Francois Farmer, Eagle Street Rooftop Farm

Dr. Jeff Gardere Psychologist, Adjunct Clinical Professor, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Aki Kamozawa Co-Author

Gina Keatley Founder,

Wendy Keller Chocolate Lover


Erika Pappa Food Writer

Leah Retherford Farm Manager, Queens County Farm Museum

Donald Schaffner Director for Center for Advanced Food Technology

Alex Talbot Co-Author

Jacques Torres Master Pastry Chef, Chocolatier, Jacques Torres Chocolate

Tusha Yakovleva Farmer, Eagle Street Rooftop Farm

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