Some foods and drinks seem so overpriced, especially if we compare them to their cheap supermarket counterparts, but is there an actual difference in quality between cheap and expensive foods and drinks? This series of videos is all about investigating this difference between foods with low and high price points. Namely, 10 different experts were invited to try and guess which one of the two options they are presented is cheaper, and which one is more expensive. As they are guessing, they will teach you how to become a food expert yourself and guide you through interesting varieties of meats, cheeses, coffee, and ice cream that exist worldwide. Will all of them succeed in guessing correctly, though? See for yourself.
Choosing a high-quality cheese can be tough... For example, do you know if a mushroom smell is a good or a bad sign in a brie cheese? This cheese expert will tell you all you need to know about some of the most popular cheeses, such as brie, gouda, cheddar, mozzarella, and others.
This coffee connoisseur explains why some people might prefer a dark roast, whereas others will favor a lighter roast of coffee. You will also find out how the different tastes in coffee, such as sweetness, bitterness, and acidity are created, all while the coffee pro tries to guesstimate which coffee is the cheap one and which is expensive.
Did you know that products sold as whole wheat breads are not always as wholesome as advertised, or aren't made of whole wheat at all? This video sheds some light on how to choose a bread that is truly worth its cost. You will also hear several tips on which breads will best go with specific foods and occasions.
Listen about the history and origin of several popular beers, such as IPA, lager, and others, and learn what ingredients make them taste the way they do. This beer expert will debunk several beer myths and will teach you to choose the best beer for your price point and preferences.
Find out why you should avoid spiral-cut hams and salamis that are too hard while a professional deli meat maker explains what to look for in real quality meat products. If you want to learn how to get the most bang for your buck and choose the best sausage, salami, ham or prosciutto, watch closely.
Did you know that there are 3 different kinds of mustard seeds in the world? If you think you know your way around such popular sauces, as ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, and ranch dressing, try to determine which are the luxury condiments, and which are their mass-produced counterparts.
It turns out that you should actually opt for ice creams that have a higher butterfat content if you're looking for good quality. The ice cream expert in this video reviews many different flavors: vanilla bean, birthday cake, and strawberry, among all. But will she guess the cheap versus the pricey ones each time?
Do you want to get a firm grasp of the art of bacon-choosing? From this video, you will learn which bacons are best for frying up and serving with your favorite breakfast, and which ones are best enjoyed as is. Some of these bacon varieties, such as European speck, hardly resemble the classic streaky bacon we're so used to seeing.
It turns out that the way a chocolate looks doesn't tell you a lot about its price and quality, so this video is the toughest one to guess. The only exception is white chocolate, as it can either look white or have a yellowish hue to it. To find out what this color difference means, and to learn more about chocolate, watch this video.
Your success in the kitchen depends both on quality food ingredients and quality tools, and a good knife is an essential item in the kitchen. This video proves, however, that an excellent knife doesn't mean that it has to be expensive. But of course, to find out more about knives, you'll have to hear this expert's advice.