Episode from the podcastThe Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

A Scientist in the Kitchen

Released Sunday, 20th December 2020
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Indian cooking is often treated as a mystical art -- but it is the science behind it that should fill us with wonder. Krish Ashok joins Amit Varma in episode 204 of The Seen and the Unseen to speak about Masala Lab, his effort at explaining this great art from scientific first principles. Every meal of yours can now be a romantic adventure filled with the ecstasy of insight -- whether you cook it, eat or or do both while playing the violin.

Also check out:
1. Masala Lab -- Krish Ashok.
2. Krish Ashok's websiteblogYouTubeSoundcloud & columns.
3. The Indianness of Indian Food -- Episode 95 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vikram Doctor).
4. Neurogastronomy -- Gordon M Shepherd.
5. Hot Ones (the spicy wings show) on Wikipedia and YouTube.
6. The Botany of Desire -- Michael Pollan.
7. Ganesh Bagler's homepageWikipediaacademic papers and YouTube Channel.
8. Shukto (Ekla Cholo Re). Bloody hell!
9. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat -- Samin Nosrat.
10. Nisha Madhulika on YouTube.
11. The Ketchup Conundrum -- Malcolm Gladwell.
12. Toddy Chicken -- Vahchef.
13. The Food Lab -- J Kenji López–alt.
14. Modernist Cusine -- Nathan Myhrvold.
15. Modernist Cusine at Home -- Nathan Myhrvold.
16. Bong Eats on YouTube.
17. Saffron Trail -- Nandita Iyer's blog.
18. Salu Kitchen on YouTube.
19. Madras Samayal on YouTube.

This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. Check out their course, Cooking Across the Ages. For free unlimited access for a month, click here.

You can now buy Seen/Unseen swag.

And do check out Amit’s online courses, The Art of Clear Writing and The Art of Podcasting.

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3h 11m 33s
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Season
1
Episode
204
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