Food Unwrapped
Series 23 Episode 5

The gang find out what exactly locust bean gum is. Also, why is strawberry juice so elusive at the supermarket? And in the Orkney Islands, Matt uncovers some very special residents.

Kate Quilton and John Whaite unearth the origins of globally popular Korean foods

First shown: Tue 16 Jan 2024 | 47 mins

From grits to KFC, culinary secrets are revealed on a road trip through America's south

First shown: Tue 9 Jan 2024 | 47 mins

A stunning foodie journey through Barbados, Saint Lucia and Dominica

First shown: Tue 2 Jan 2024 | 47 mins

Dried mango, caramel popcorn, and the secret of the Snowball's fluffy centre

First shown: Mon 24 Jul 2023 | 23 mins

Summer veggies in winter, temperamental bananas, and how to waste less fresh food

First shown: Mon 17 Jul 2023 | 23 mins

Plant-based burger trends, quiche without eggs, and exactly how do you milk an oat?

First shown: Mon 10 Jul 2023 | 23 mins

From chips to ice cream, the secrets from the frozen aisle in our supermarket trolleys

First shown: Mon 3 Jul 2023 | 23 mins

Soft rolls, crusty rolls; what's the difference? Why's all that mayo in your sandwich?

First shown: Tue 14 Mar 2023 | 46 mins

A look back at memorable veggie stories, from tears with onions to asparagus-pee

First shown: Tue 7 Mar 2023 | 47 mins

Fruity favourites - from pomegranates to strawberry juice and hairy fruits

First shown: Tue 28 Feb 2023 | 47 mins