This week, legendary food science writer Harold McGee joins us to talk about how he’s seen food change, and his new passion -- the science of smell.
This year’s Thanksgiving show celebrates with some of America’s great foreign-born chefs: Ann Kim, Hugo Ortega, Miroslav Uskokovic and Maneet Chauhan.
Our Thanksgiving 2020 Turkey Confidential show hosted by Francis Lam with guests Samin Nosrat, Chef Michael Solomonov, Jacques Pépin, Nora McInerny, and Sohla El-Waylly.
This week, we’ve stories of how Thanksgiving looks for Americans from all over the world - Vietnam, Mexico, and Somalia. And America’s Test Kitchen helps us downsize this years menu.
We look at the everyday foods that Japanese people eat at home, the way they cook and feed their kids, and what comfort food looks like in Japan.
We’re working on connecting this week with advice from Sam Sanders on making real conversation, food gifting with Deb Perelman, and the art of gathering with Priya Parker.
We talk with the authors of our favorite fall cookbooks: Danny Mena, Evan Funke, Joanne Chang, Chris Shepherd, T.J. Smith and Kami Ahrens.
2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.
Chef Lucas Sin talks about the evolution of Chinese food & we meet the Ng family, beloved restaurateurs of Kansas City's Bo Lings.
On family farms, in restaurants, and in food writing, what happens when one generation passes the work to the next?
J. Kenji López-Alt answers your kid-related cooking questions, and David Chang and Chris Ying talk about cooking for their toughest critics.
Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into the intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America’s Test Kitchen.
Who do you admire? Preston Clark on Patrick Clark, Shauna Sever on Maida Heatter, Melissa Clark on Marcella Hazan, and Pati Jinich on Joan Nathan.
Here’s hoping that the heat of summer is behind us as we fire up our ovens with baking experts from the American South and the Middle East
Francis Lam and guests explore the cuisines of the Black Sea, Thailand, Haiti, Milwaukee, and beyond.
From what to really dunk your Oreos in to a West African super-grain, canned wine, and an all-day ratatouille recipe, we talk things you’ve got to try.
It’s the real-life relationships between mothers and daughters, playing out in the kitchen.
We talk cooking cool (or not cooking at all) with The New Yorker’s Helen Rosner and learn about the literal summer kitchens of Ukraine.
We spotlight bees: their important role in food and evolution, urban beekeeping, the mystery of colony collapse, and how to use honey in the kitchen
Thanks to the farmers and gardeners who are keeping us well-fed this summer. This week, we talk to farmer/activist Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, and chef/farmer Abra Berens.
Light up and get your grill on with inspired sauces and sides, and foolproof techniques for both your fire and your food.
Padma Lakshmi of Top Chef & Hulu’s Taste the Nation, talks about meeting cooks across our land, raising bicultural kids, and growing up in Queens.
Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they're enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.
Who better to bring us fresh ideas for cooking through the long weekend than the delightful Carla Hall?
The cultural (and family) politics of vegetarianism, new techniques and better planning for cooking veggies, and essential vegan dishes from Vedge.
Get grilling with Hmong Chef Yia Vang, vegetable whisperer Chef Ashley Christensen and best-selling grilling author John "Doc" Willoughby.
We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.
Cookbook phenomenon Yotam Ottolenghi takes on your calls and talks tahini, feeding kids, and collaboration.
We spend an afternoon with the illustrious and iconic Indian cookbook author and food writer Madhur Jaffrey.
San Francisco Chronicle’s Soleil Ho and chef Hugh Acheson talk about what's happening on the ground in restaurants, both the bad and the good.
Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.
Francis Lam takes on tofu, unsalted butter, jam pies, and more with Carla Lalli Music (Bon Appétit) and Andrea Nguyen (Vietnamese Food Any Day).
The founding host of The Splendid Table joins Francis Lam to talk about what she’s been up to since retiring and answer some great listener questions.
Best-selling author Alison Roman and James Beard award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi join Francis Lam to take your calls.
Baking expert Christina Tosi (Milk Bar) and veggie whisperer Bryant Terry (Vegetable Kingdom) join Francis Lam to take your calls.
Melissa Clark (The New York Times) and Pati Jinich (Pati's Mexican Table) join Francis Lam to consider your quarantine cooking questions.
Samin Nosrat (Salt Fat Acid Heat) joins Francis Lam to answer some of your self-isolation cooking questions.
Slow cookers aren't just for large cuts of meat and chili. Faith Durand uses hers to cook all sorts of vegetarian dishes, from breakfast to dessert.
Food science writer J. Kenji López-Alt on safe grocery shopping and how to handle take-out in the time of the coronavirus.
In this podcast extra we revisit making a sourdough starter with a couple of ingredients and the power of fermentation.
In this podcast extra it’s inspired salad thinking with vegetable genius Eileen Rosen, author of Saladish.
Truly caramelized onions take patience, and are a great thing to get lost in right now. Especially since they can make mealtime faster later.
This week, it’s all about surprising stories behind the little tools in your kitchen.
We want to help everyone during this difficult time. Please share your questions and ideas with us.
From baking and Cajun cuisine to vegetarian and historically inspired Mughal dishes, we talk with the authors of four wonderful new cookbooks.
It’s the food of Persia with conversations about fresh herbs, tahdig, a classic fish stew, modern Iranian cuisine, and the Persian pantry.
It’s all about couples and their foods, symbolic and delicious from dumplings to rye bread to beans.
We step behind the scenes at The Cheesemonger Invitational, then go deep into the world of cheese with experts Greselda Powell and Tia Keenan.
We look at the world of drinking with a secret barrel room, the spiritual side of mezcal, the language of wine, and the trend of being sober curious.
We look at foods that connect us, the loss of lunchtime, the culture of insect eating, and a burger that is not served your way.
From biscuits to bagels, Ethiopian injera to Nordic flatbreads, we explore some of the great breads baked worldwide.
Live from Hot Docs Podcast Festival: Matty Matheson and Suresh Doss on eating Canadian, chef Joshna Maharaj challenges Melissa Clark in Stump the Cook
Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.