Nicola Twilley

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Nicola Twilley

Nicola Twilley is co-host of the award-winning Gastropod podcast, author of the blog Edible Geography, and a contributing writer at the New Yorker. She is deeply obsessed with refrigeration, and is currently writing a book on the topic. In her spare time, she makes smog meringues as part of an ongoing exploration of the taste of ‘aeroir’ with the Center for Genomic Gastronomy/CoClimate.

Gastropod is the award-winning podcast that looks at food through the lens of science and history. Every other week, Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley release a new episode that explores the hidden history and surprising science behind a particular food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chili peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. 

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