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Food Industry & Science

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    The Third Plate

    Field Notes on the Future of Food

    by Dan Barber ...
    Narrated by Dan Barber ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 30 min

    “Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington PostToday’s optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It has also offered a false promise for the future of food. In his visionary New York Times–bestselling book, chef Dan Barber, recently showcased on Netflix’s Chef’s ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Food Lab

    Better Home Cooking Through Science

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 22 min

    Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff, but far tastier? How to roast a succulent, moist turkey (forget about brining!)-and use a foolproof method that works every time? As Serious Eats's ... Read more

    $74.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Delicious

    The Evolution of Flavor and How It Made Us Human

    Narrated by Russell Bentley ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    This delightful audiobook narrated by Russell Bentley offers a savory account of how the pursuit of delicious foods shaped human evolutionNature, it has been said, invites us to eat by appetite and rewards by flavor. But what exactly are flavors? Why are some so pleasing while others are not? Delicious is a supremely entertaining foray into the heart of such questions.With generous helpings of ... Read more

    $41.86 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    Narrated by Stephen Perring ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 45 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Is flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that energize them, to the transportation and inventions of our modern world - and how all of this affects the planet itself - in Numbers Don't Lie, Professor Vaclav Smil takes us on a fact-finding adventure, using ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Gastrophysics

    The New Science of Eating

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating by Charles Spence, read by John Sackville.A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for foodWhy do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks bought on aeroplanes tomato juice? How ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Great Plant-Based Con

    Why eating a plants-only diet won't improve your health or save the planet

    by Jayne Buxton ...

    Unabridged

    Almost every day we hear a call for us to reduce our consumption of meat and dairy, with the long-term goal for many being the widespread conversion to a totally vegan lifestyle. 'Plant-based' has become a term so worthy and ubiquitous that many people have forgotten their historic antipathy to an extreme vegan cause.But what if the statistics driving the plant-based movement were misleading or ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Big Chicken

    The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

    by Maryn McKenna ...
    Narrated by Sands Xe ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 18 min

    In this eye-opening expose, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity-and human health threat-uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat safer again. What you eat matters-for your health, for the environment, and for future generations. In this riveting ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Your Brain on Food

    How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings 3rd Edition

    by Gary Wenk ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 15 min

    An internationally renowned neuroscientist, Dr. Wenk has been educating college and medical students about the brain and lecturing around the world for more than forty years. With this essential book, he vividly demonstrates how a little knowledge about the foods and drugs we eat can teach us a lot about how our brain functions. The information is presented in an irreverent and non-judgmental ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nutrition 101: Understanding the Science and Practice of Eating Well

    by Jamie Pope ...
    Narrated by Jamie Pope ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 35 min

    Join the award-winning professor who literally wrote the textbook on nutrition. In this course, Jamie Pope—a New York Times bestselling author, leading nutritionist, registered dietitian, and professor at Vanderbilt—answers your questions and clears up misconceptions.Food fuels and nourishes your body, providing the nutrients needed for survival and preventing lifestyle-related diseases. You make ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Culinary Reactions

    The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

    Narrated by Sean Pratt ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 29 min

    When you're cooking, you're a chemist! Every time you follow or modify a recipe you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with substrates, and nurture desired microbial life while suppressing harmful microbes. And unlike in a laboratory, you can eat your experiments to verify ... Read more

    $17.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Flawless

    Understanding Faults in Wine

    by Jamie Goode ...
    Narrated by P.J. Ochlan ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 34 min

    Flawless is the first book of its kind dedicated to exploring the main causes of faults in wine. From cork taint, to volatile acidity, to off-putting aromas and flavors, all wine connoisseurs have encountered unappealing qualities in a disappointing bottle. But are all faults truly bad? Are some even desirable? Jamie Goode brings his authoritative voice to the table once again to demystify the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Dirty Guide to Wine

    Following Flavor from Ground to Glass

    by Alice Feiring ...
    Narrated by Callie Beaulieu ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 24 min

    Still drinking Cabernet after that one bottle you liked five years ago? It can be overwhelming if not intimidating to branch out from your go-to grape, but everyone wants their next wine to be new and exciting. How to choose the right one? Award-winning wine critic Alice Feiring presents an all-new way to look at the world of wine. While grape variety is important, a lot can be learned about wine ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Billion Dollar Burger

    Inside Big Tech's Race for the Future of Food

    by Chase Purdy ...
    Narrated by Chase Purdy ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    A fast-paced, gripping insider account of the entrepreneurs and renegades racing to bring lab-grown meat to the world.The trillion-dollar meat industry is one of our greatest environmental hazards; it pollutes more than all the world's fossil-fuel-powered cars. Global animal agriculture is responsible for deforestation, soil erosion and more emissions than air travel, paper mills and coal mining ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eat More Better

    How to Make Every Bite More Delicious

    by Dan Pashman ...
    Narrated by Dan Pashman ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    What if you could make everything you eat more delicious?As creator of the WNYC podcast The Sporkful and host of the Cooking Channel web series You're Eating It Wrong, Dan Pashman is obsessed with doing just that. Eat More Better weaves science and humor into a definitive, illustrated guidebook for anyone who loves food. But this book isn’t for foodies. It’s for eaters.In the bestselling tradition ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Did You Just Eat That?

    Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and other Food Myths in the Lab

    Narrated by Matthew Boston ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 25 min

    Is the five-second rule legitimate? Are electric hand dryers really bacteria blowers? Am I spraying germs everywhere when I blow on my birthday cake? How gross is backwash? When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions. And yet there has never been a book that clearly examines the science behind these important issues-until now. In Did You ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An Unpromised Land

    by Leon Gettler ...
    Narrated by Leon Gettler ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 25 min

    In the 1930s, in the wake of the Nazi ascendancy in Germany, a wave of vicious anti-Semitism swept Europe, as Jews became outcasts in their own lands. As they clamoured to escape persecution, the world turned a blind eye to their plight. One man, Isaac Steinberg, had a vision of leading his people from the holocaust to a new paradise on the other side of the world. His enthusiastic and resolute ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Meat Planet

    Artificial Flesh and the Future of Food

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    Meat Planet explores the quest to generate meat in the lab-a substance sometimes called "cultured meat"-and asks what it means to imagine that this is the future of food. Neither an advocate nor a critic of cultured meat, Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft spent five years researching the phenomenon. In Meat Planet, he reveals how debates about lab-grown meat reach beyond debates about food, examining the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Science and Cooking

    Physics Meets Food, From Homemade to Haute Cuisine

    Unabridged

    9 hours 12 min

    Based on the popular Harvard University and edX course, Science and Cooking explores the scientific basis of why recipes work. The spectacular culinary creations of modern cuisine are the stuff of countless articles and social media feeds. But to a scientist they are also perfect pedagogical explorations into the basic scientific principles of cooking. In Science and Cooking, Harvard professors ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eat Like a Human

    Nourishing Foods and Ancient Ways of Cooking to Revolutionise Your Health

    Narrated by Bill Schindler ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 15 min

    Bill Schindler takes us deep into his lifetime of archaeological research to show us why and how our dietary choices and cooking techniques need to follow our ancestors' lead and focus on nutrient density and bioavailability.Our relationship to food is filled with confusion and insecurity. Vegan or carnivore? Vegetarian or gluten-free? Keto or Mediterranean? Fasting or Paleo? Every day we hear ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Food Truck Business

    A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your First Profitable and Enjoyable Mobile Food Business

    Narrated by Richard J. Kane ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 2 min

    Do you want to turn your love for cooking into a profitable business venture and are considering starting a food truck business but are not sure what to do every step of the way until you succeed while at it?And are you looking for a guide that will break down the process to ensure it is dummy easy for you?If you’ve answered yes, keep listening...You are about to discover the secrets of how to ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    You Are What You Eat

    The Science of Food

    Unabridged

    53 min

    Listen in as Seeker dives in on the fascinating world of food.From diets and food poisoning to answering questions like how our bodies process food and what happens if you stop eating.You’ll be in a food coma by the end of this best of Seeker collection, available for the first time in audio! ... Read more

    $1.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Under the Influence

    The Chemistry of Booze

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Let’s be honest, we’ve all had a little too much to drink at some point, but why do some people black out and others wake up feeling fine the next day? Listen in to this best of Seeker collection and explore the science of alcohol: Does it have health benefits? Does food taste better when you’re drunk? Is vaping alcohol the future? ... Read more

    $1.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How the World Really Works

    A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    Narrated by Stephen Perring ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. This book explains seven of the most fundamental realities governing our survival and prosperity. From energy and food production, through our material world and its globalization, to risks, our environment and its future, How the World Really Works offers a ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Wok

    Recipes and Techniques

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    25 hours

    The obsessive mastermind behind one of the decade's bestselling cookbooks returns with the definitive English-language guide to the science and technique of cooking in a wok. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's debut cookbook, The Food Lab, revolutionized home cooking, selling more than half a million copies with its science-based approach to everyday foods. And for fast, fresh cooking for his family, there's ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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