Episode 741: Pizza: Origin, Culture and Making It with Nathan Myhrvold

September 30, 2022
Listen: Pizza: Origin, Culture and Making It with Nathan Myhrvold

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This week, we take a deep dive into pizza with the co-author of the voluminous Modernist Pizza, Nathan Myhrvold. We get into the history, culture, and techniques behind great pizza. We hear stories from his worldwide travels and deep dives into pizza cultures and traditions. Plus, we hear about the culinary lab research devoted to making the best pizza ever, and he sticks around to answer your pizza-making questions. He is the founder of the Modernist Cuisine Lab. Then, we tune into our Family Kitchen series and hear from Journalist Liana Aghajanian about her childhood visits to Chuck E. Cheese and how she felt it was a magical food portal to America.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • September 24, 2021 (originally aired)

  • September 30, 2022 (rebroadcast)

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