5 Food-Related TED Talks for Foodies

Benjamin Wallace: The price of happiness

What’s the price of happiness? Author Benjamin Wallace tries to find out by trying some of the priciest products, including foods and wines, from around the world. In this talk, he shares insights from his experiences as he sought he answer.

Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish

Dan Barber struggles with the same issues other chefs from across the globe are grappling with. One of which is the challenge of how to keep fish available given the increasingly depleting resources. He explores the question of sustainability and shares a solution inspired by the best practices of a farm in Spain.

Homaro Cantu, Ben Roche: Cooking as alchemy

Chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche of Moto restaurant in Chicago talks about experimenting and finding new ways to cook and enjoy food. But apart from the fun of discovering new flavors, they provide an interesting insight on the role of food technology to create new and better ways to eat.

Mark Bittman: What’s Wrong with What We Eat

Food writer Mark Bittman shares his take on what’s wrong with what we eat now. And how such diet is taking its toll on the planet.

Peter Reinhart: The art and craft of bread

Master breadmaker Peter Reinhart talks about bread-making. He shares about the art and craft of making bread as well as the techniques bakers develop to make tasty and flavorful breads.