Technically Food by Larissa Zimberoff, read by the Author
Explore the Future of Food
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Author Larissa Zimberoff’s narration of Technically Food works in this food-centric listen because she has a pleasing voice and good reportorial skills. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff dig into Zimberoff’s audiobook exploring food engineering; she covers everything from vertical farms to plant-based and cell-based meats. Her decision to let food experts predict “What We’ll Be Eating in Twenty Years” makes for a fitting ending to her investigations of algae, fungi, and the brave new worlds of the future of food.
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