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Becoming a food historian, peaches and retiring to the bakery
From this Episode:
'My Soul Looks Back'
Culinary historian Jessica Harris has cooked with Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison and James Baldwin. Harris recounts the conversations, the food and the records they played in...
Malaysian food 101
Christina Arokiasamy grew up going to her mother’s spice stall in Kuala Lumpur. In her latest book, “ The Malaysian Kitchen ,” we move from the market to Arokiasamy’s...
Jonathan Gold reviews Cosa Buona
This week, LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold dines at Zach Pollack ’s reinvention of Pizza Buona in Echo Park. The corner pizzeria on Sunset and Alvarado is now home to...
Retiring to the bakery
In May, Mark Furstenberg won the James Beard Award for Outstanding Baker. Accepting the award, he thanked his sons for dealing with a father who decided to open a bakery...
'Candy is Magic'
Next let’s travel to Portland, Oregon to talk with Jami Curl , who pivoted from baked goods to candy at her company, QUIN . Curl started making caramels by hand, then...