Taste Buds

Taste Buds introduces audiences to healthy cooking, using recycled foods to make arts and crafts, teach how to manage a budget and be a responsible consumer and introduce basic science concepts as they relate to the art of cooking and food preparation.

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  • Foods That Crack
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    July 9, 2011

    When her store-bought taco shells crack into a gazillion pieces, Lily cooks up a batch of home made taco shells that crunch without cracking. Meanwhile, Avery investigates how chickens lay eggs without cracking them, and makes a trip to see some of the biggest eggs of all - at an ostrich farm! Then our hosts take a crack at cooking each other's favourite omelet, and the results have Matt cracking up!

  • Foods that are Fancy
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    June 26, 2011

    This episode illustrates that fine dining is a great experience, but should include nutritious choices. Fancy desserts are good as an occasional treat, but it is important to have an appropriately-sized portion, with fruit for a garnish.

  • Foods For A Party
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    May 29, 2011

    Lily makes spicy samosas while Avery meets with a professional party planner; together they create fun, easy, fast party pizzas for their friend Tyler's birthday.

  • Foods That Are Colourful
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    May 22, 2011

    Lily's dish starts with a colourful fish: rainbow trout! Avery makes an ordinary plate pop with colour; together they prepare pesto chicken with a wildly colourful salad.

  • Foods That Crunch
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    May 21, 2011

    It's crunch time! Lily fights soggy cereal with a crunchy batch of her very own granola and learns the history behind crunchy breakfast cereals with History Buff. Avery visits an apple orchard, where he meets an apple expert and learns how apples get from the tree to your local grocery store. Avery and Lily team up to make homemade oven-baked chips, and use their Crunch-o-meter to find out which kind of healthy chip is the King of Crunch!

  • Food For Kings and Queens
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    May 15, 2011

    Lily visits a castle where she prepares a royally stuffed chicken; Avery makes medieval-style bread that they'll use as bowls for their hearty lamb stew.

  • Foods that Roll
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    May 8, 2011

    Avery rolls up tofu enchiladas; Lily makes Thai-style, cold salad rolls, before the two friends meet in the kitchen to make crab wheels topped with tangy corn salsa.

  • Foods That Stick
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    May 7, 2011

    Lily's coming unglued! Can Matt help her find the fix for chicken fingers that stick to the pan? Avery tackles the art of making Japanese sticky rice at a sushi restaurant. But, when the octopus sushi gives him the willies, will he be able to stick to the task? Our hosts really bond when they compete to see who can make the stickiest snacks. With all this fun, you'll want to stick around!

  • Foods that are Stacked
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    May 1, 2011

    Avery brings cooking to new heights with a stacked salmon surprise; Lily visits a pasta factory to make lasagna noodles that they'll use together to make ,Old School Turkey Lasagna.,

  • Foods That Grow
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    April 30, 2011

    Ready Set Grow! With a garden's worth of greenery, Avery grills up a batch of veggie burgers. Lily heads into the field to unravel a mystery: how do greenhouses help veggies grow in winter (Psst. The secret is right under your feet). Then our duo discovers a funny thing about tomatoes - they're actually fruit! And avocados are actually berries! Turn them into dip and discover a delicious treat.