May 20th, 2011
Episode 8 of 188 episodes
There can be no other cake to rival it for literary pedigree. The madeleine was made famous by Marcel Proust in his novel ‘A La Recherche du Temps Perdu'. Chef Michael Vanheste, from Betty’s Cookery School in Harrogate, demonstrates how to make the perfect madeleine and Barbara Lebrun, Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Manchester, talks about Proust's connection to this delicate cake.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.