Food Unwrapped

Episode Guide

Upcoming Episodes

Green Beans, Cornish Pasties And Scallops

Series 6 · Episode 2

Jimmy finds out how Kenyan farmers get their green beans so straight. Matt learns about scallop procreation. Kate checks out Cornish pasties and explores swede and turnip confusion.

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    25 August: 8:00pm on Lifestyle

Icing Sugar, Risotto And Toast Ale

Series 6 · Episode 3

What makes icing sugar so light and fluffy? Can you make risotto with long grain rice? Gennaro Contaldo gives it a go. And the surprising things that are being done with pre-packed sandwiches' crusts.

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    1 September: 8:00pm on Lifestyle

Cockles, Marshmallow And Pesto

Series 6 · Episode 4

Matt visits an extraordinary underwater basil farm as he investigates pesto. Jimmy witnesses remarkable cockle gathering methods. And why do toasted marshmallows go crispy and melty at the same time?

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    8 September: 8:00pm on Lifestyle

Craft Beer, Tomato And Anchovies

Series 6 · Episode 5

Jimmy checks out craft beer; could it really make a good sports recovery drink? Kate joins the world's biggest food fight at a Spanish tomato festival. And why are tinned anchovies salty?

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    15 September: 8:00pm on Lifestyle
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    16 September: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Cheese, Lime And Parma Ham

Series 6 · Episode 6

Jimmy investigates why British cheese sales are soaring across Europe. Kate wants to know what colour of limes are the juiciest. And Matt checks out Parma ham.

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    22 September: 8:00pm on Lifestyle

Skyr, Oysters And Strawberries

Series 6 · Episode 7

Skyr: it looks like yoghurt and it's creamy like yoghurt, but it's fat-free. So is it yoghurt? Jimmy visits Iceland to find out. Are dried strawberries in cereal real strawberries? Plus: oysters.

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    29 September: 8:00pm on Lifestyle