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Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Not just where it’s grown today, but where it originally popped up in the world? Have you ever bit into a delicious ripe fruit and wondered, hey – why is it this color? What’s responsible for this amazing flavor? Is this good for my health? Could it even be medicinal?

Foodie Pharmacology is a science podcast built for the food curious, the flavor connoisseurs, chefs, science geeks, plant lovers and adventurous taste experimenters out in the world! Join American ethnobotanist Dr. Cassandra Quave on this adventure through history, medicine, cuisine and molecules as she explores the amazing pharmacology of our foods

Jun 30, 2019

EP 16 - A Hot Cup of Oregano...What? by Co-Conspiracy Entertainment


Jun 23, 2019

With special guest Susanne Masters In our 15th episode on the show, we’re going to investigate an interesting groups of plants that we’ve been hunting for in the wild across the mountainous terrain of Kosovo, which is a small country situated in the Balkans that borders with Albania, Montenegro, Macedonia, and...


Jun 16, 2019

EP 14 - Mango The King of Fruits! by Co-Conspiracy Entertainment


Jun 4, 2019

Hello fellow foodies! This is Dr. Cassandra Quave, and you’re listening to the Foodie Pharmacology podcast! This was such a fun episode to tape for a couple of reasons. First – I absolutely love green cardamom as an ingredient in sweet desserts and in flavorful chai lattes, Turkish coffee, or golden milk where I...