Food Detectives

January 2020

Season 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 6 x
Can changing your surroundings alter how food and drink tastes? Professor Alice Roberts and a group of diners enjoy a culinary experience with a difference. The music, lighting and even the shape of the plates are changed throughout the meal to see what effect this has on how we perceive the taste of food. Sensory gastrono...

Season 1 Episode 2

Expired 3.0 16 x
Professor Roberts finds out about the latest research, which suggests that drinking artificially sweetened drinks can encourage people to eat more than expected. She's also investigating the chemical that's causing the problem and asks how worried everyone should be about eating meat. Tom's on a mission to help with anothe...

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 4.0 20 x
In this new series, scientist Professor Alice Roberts, Chef Tom Kerridge and journalist Sean Fletcher are keen to improve cooking, health and bank balances by dishing up the plain facts about food. Tom's on a mission to improve everyone's cooking skills one dish at a time and responds to the public's kitchen disasters. Pro...