If you're a food lover in quarantine, food and drink are probably a focal point right now, so why not check out some of the best food and drink podcasts available now?
While you might find yourself cooking more in the time of crisis it's also a great opportunity to try tapping into some of the best food and drink podcasts out there and fuelling your fascination with food and drink even further.
Podcasts are a great way of tucking into topics in palatable and bite-size pieces, feeding your inner geek tasty tidbits that are bound to fascinate your virtual dinner guests!
Whether you have a favourite podcast or take a pick n mix approach, there really is something for all. From the craft beer boffin and home mixologist to food buffs and science and history geeks, take your pick of this selection of some of the best food and drink podcasts below. Happy listening.
Best Food and Drink Podcasts
In this brand new quarantine podcast, Samin Nosrat & Hrishikesh Hirway are on hand to answer questions on what on earth you're going to cook with what you've got in the cupboard. Have your quarantine cooking conundrums answered by the experts!
Home happy hour just got more interesting with this podcast teaching both home bartenders and industry pros how to make better drinks. Bartenders, distillers and cocktail authors dive into all the most important mixology topics. New episodes go live every Thursday.
America’s Test Kitchen podcast, hosted by Bridget Lancaster airs weekly on Thursdays goes above and beyond recipes, instead asking the big questions and uncovering the hidden back stories, from Tracing Jambalaya to the oyster mushroom revolution in Rwanda.
Levi Dalton’s I’ll Drink to That! is a great resource for wine and industry professionals. In-depth investigations and well-researched programs on grape varieties might be a little heavy going for the uninitiated, but it's sure to get the experts hot under the collar.
Less educational, more fun. Expect the Seattle based comedian duo to tackle most topics in a hands-on approach, which usually leads to a lot of on-air eating!
“Sporkful isn’t for foodies, it’s for eaters.” Listen to host Dan Pashman tackle lighter topics with his guests as well as the weightier more serious stuff.
Hosts Anney Reese and Lauren Vogelbaum interview the culinary creators and consumers of the world, looking into the science, culture and history of why we like and what we like to eat.
From "covid 19 the food dimension" to tackling tinned food with Jack Monroe this slightly more serious podcast "investigates every aspect of the food we eat" furnishing food lovers with the facts and interesting and digestible weekly food stories.
The culinary, culture and lifestyle program hosted by award-winning food writer Francis Lam with conversations with chefs like Rene Redzepi about food culture, eating and cooking gives a multicultural snapshot of the food world in weekly episodes.
Milk Street is one for globe trotters, travelling all over the world asking the interesting questions and getting the answers about cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature and more, from street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp.
Thirty-minute episodes hosted by Michael Harlan Turknell and produced by Food52 dip into a variety of subjects from kitchen hacks to the origins of "slipping on a banana peel."
One for geeks! Co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley leave no stone unturned in their range of subjects, looking at food through the lens of science and history, from cannibalism to avocadoes and olive oil. You're bound to come away with some fascinating tidbits.
Bon Appétit magazine’s podcast covers most aspects of food you'd ever wanted to know about, from coverage on restaurants and the best chefs to the best recipes and cooking techniques. It's a great chance to have a sit down with the team straight from the BA headquarters in New York.
If craft beer is your thing, tune in to join like-minded beer nerds and fermentation scientists as they explore and spread the word of craft beer in this niche podcast.
A Taste of the Past is one for the history buffs. If the history of our food and culture fascinate you, this is the one for you; "Where food, culture and history meet in a podcast." Linda Pelaccio, a culinary historian, takes a weekly journey through the history of food with guest authors, scholars and culinary chroniclers.
A half-hour podcast from the Southern Food Alliance focuses on the nuances that have shaped Southern food culture giving a voice to those on the periphery who grow, cook, and serve Southern meals.