The Splendid Table

26 EpisodesProduced by American Public Media

American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions wit… read more

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640: Iconic Desserts

October 12th, 2018

50:02
Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva

Beer Hacks

October 9th, 2018

11:55
Ben Robinson's creative work-arounds for getting beer cold quickly, opening without an opener, and glassware suggestions based on serving temperature.

668: Edna Lewis, an American Original

October 5th, 2018

50:30
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.

628: Food From Faraway Places

September 28th, 2018

51:00
Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

Wine Headaches

September 25th, 2018

11:39
Food science writer Dr. Nadia Berenstein looks at the chemical compounds that could cause you to have a wicked headache when drinking wine.

667: Taking Care

September 21st, 2018

50:19
We look at what it means to take care of yourself and others with food – from pies and inherited tea to community farms and home kitchens.

639: Filipino Food

September 14th, 2018

50:21
Inside the food of the Philippines with Amy Besa, King & Emma Phojanakong, Chad Valencia, Jessica Hagedorn, Joanne Boston, and America's Test Kitchen

Preserving the Taste of Summer

September 11th, 2018

9:41
Food preservationist extraordinaire Marisa McClellan shares scaled-down canning projects to help capture and keep the flavors of summer.

666: In Jacques Pépin's Kitchen

September 7th, 2018

50:12
Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.

638: The Future of Urban Farming

August 31st, 2018

50:15
Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations
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