A psychologist looks at the distinct cultural divide between rice and wheat farmers. Plus, we look at the role psychology plays in the success of "Toilet to Tap," and a pastry chef describes the painstaking process behind Canelé de Bordeaux.
Rice Theory, Canelé de Bordeaux, the Psychology of Toilet to Tap
From this Episode:
The Philosophical Rift between Rice and Wheat Farmers
Thomas Talhelm is a social psychologist at the University of Virginia. He studies how rice and wheat agriculture have given way to two distinct cultures and philosophies....
8 min, 36 sec
Toilet to Tap is Here, but Will People Drink It?
Paul Rozin is a professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania where he has pioneered modern research on disgust. He believes it's up to psychologists, not...
7 min, 52 sec
This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
Patrick Di Justo wrote the popular Wired magazine column, What's Inside? . His new book is a collection of his research. It's titled, This Is What You Just Put in Your...
8 min, 32 sec
Jonathan Gold reviews Gjusta
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Gjusta , the latest concept from the Gjelina restaurant group in Venice. He...
6 min, 20 sec
How to Perfect the Canelé de Bordeaux
Kriss Harvey is the executive pastry chef for the SLS Hotel . He shares the history of the canelé de Bordeaux and explains why it took him 15 years to perfect his...
9 min, 38 sec
The Fisherman's Dilemma
In his article The Fisherman's Dilemma, Paul Greenberg describes California's radical experiment to close hundreds of miles of coast to fishing. The story, which appeared...
9 min, 11 sec