Food Unwrapped

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Bedtime tea: Does it really help you fall asleep?

2 minute read

Can herbal teas really help you get some shut-eye? Or are they simply a placebo? Food Unwrapped's Kate Quilton explores the science around sleep teas to determine if they actually help you catch some Z's.

The surprising link between custard and ketchup

2 minute read

You may think that a delicious dessert and tangy sauce have no connection whatsoever, but they’re actually from the same family.

What is really in a prawn cracker?

2 minute read

Ever wondered what prawn crackers are made from and if they actually have any prawn in them?

Why eucalyptus helps kick colds

2 minute read

Eucalyptus has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that can help you kick that cold.

Crocodile meat: The surprising superfood

2 minute read

Move over kangaroo: crocodile meat is the Australian superfood that's croc-a-block full of nutrients.

Your potato guide: The best spuds for roasting, mashing and boiling

2 minute read

Ever wondered how to choose the right potato? It all boils down to starch content.

Food Unwrapped - do you know what's really in your food?

2 minute read

From ice cream, to seafood sticks, and beer - our mass produced, supermarket staples really do have some interesting ingredients.

Has our obsession with perfect fruit and veg gone too far?

2 minute read

Supermarkets currently have standards that dictate what their fruit and veg should look like before it hits the shelves. Is it creating unnecessary food waste?