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Food Non-Fiction

Food Non-Fiction tells the incredible true stories behind food. Every week, we pick a food topic and delve deep into its history and fascinating facts. We look forward to taking you on this wild food journey, through history, and around the world.
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Jul 31, 2017

Lots of people know the story of how cornflakes were created - this is the story of why.

Thank You To Our Interviewee:

Dr. Brian Wilson

Thank You To Looperman Artists:

Melody 126 Beats by Purge
Ambellient by Danke
Edm pluck for intro by capostipite
Edm synth for verse by capostipite

Jul 2, 2017

This is the origin story of fondue and how it became a popular dish.

Thank You To Our Interviewee:

Belinda Hulin

Thank You To Looperman Artists:

Poppy Acoustic (parts 1, 2, and 3) by BradoSanz
Edm pluck_for_intro by capostipite
EDM Trap Perc Melody by 7venth12

May 22, 2017

This Food Non-Fiction podcast episode is about the famous cereal mascot - Tony the Tiger.

Thanks to Looperman Artists for the Music:

Apollo by SANTIAGOO

 

Mar 6, 2017

In this Food Non-Fiction episode, we talk to Peter Brears about what it was like to work in King Henry VIII's kitchen. 

Thank you to our interviewee:

Peter Brears - author of "Cooking & Dining in Tudor & Early Stuart England"

Thank you to Looperman artists:

Bright Absurdity - Hip-hop Piano by JulietStarling
xxiii Sampled Medieval Italian Acoustic Guitar by Julietstarling
Artisticstrings HD Part 1 by Jawadalblooshi
Dusted Jazz Loop by LeuNatic
Brass - 10 - 130 Bpm by SoleilxLune
AV Melody Loop 4 by Angelicvibes

Jan 29, 2017

This is the incredible true story of Turnspit Dogs. 

The turnspit dog is an extinct breed of dog. This breed was used in kitchens to turn roasting spits back when roasting was done over an open fire, rather than in an oven. The earliest known reference to to this breed is in a book called "De Canibus Britannicis" by Dr. Caius. In this book, which was published in 1570, turnspit dogs were described as a kitchen service dog. 

Turnspit dogs were put into wooden wheels (that looked like giant hamster wheels), and made to run inside the wheel, which turned a chain, which turned the spit. 

Thank You to Our Interviewee:

Ciara Farrell from The Kennel Club

Thank You to this Looperman Artist for the Music:

Melody by Slice0fCake

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