Jonathan Gold snacks on Mexico City cuisine, while Andrea Azuma advocates access to healthy food in low-income neighborhoods. Wine connoisseur George Cossette decants Croatian and Slovenian wines, James Peterson tells us how to cook an egg and other kitchen basics, and Tim Fischer lists the best cookbooks of the year. Plus, author Kate Colquhoun tastes English pudding and other traditional British food, food writer Michael Krondl explores the spice world, Samantha Saffir cooks up culinary lessons for kids, and Laura Avery finds what’s in season in a fresh Market Report.
Cities of Spice; Best Cookbooks of 2007; English Pudding
From this Episode:
Croatian and Slovenian Wines
George Cossette, wine expert and co-owner of Silverlake Wine , decants Croatian and Slovenian wines from the Adriatic region. During a recent Sunday wine tasting, the wine...
How to Cook an Egg
Master cook and award-winning author James Peterson teaches kitchen basics, like how to cook an egg, in his book, Cooking : 600 Recipes, 1500 Photographs, One Kitchen...
The Market Report
Laura Avery chats with Barbara Spencer of Windrose Farm about tepary beans. Barbara has white and brown varieties and is also selling black-eyed peas. All the beans are...
Best Cookbooks of 2007
Tim Fischer, manager of The Cook's Library in Los Angeles, rounds up the best cookbooks of the year.
The Gold Standard: Mexico City Cuisine
Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the LA Weekly, snacks on Mexico City-style cuisine at Sabor a Mexico and Antojitos del D.F. Known as el Distrito...
Journalist Kate Colquhoun traces the origins of traditional Christmas foods, such as English pudding, the boiled dessert made with suet or lard, in Taste : The Story of...
Spice Trade Wars
Food historian Michael Krondl recounts the spice trade wars amongst Venice, Lisbon, and Amsterdam in his book, The Taste of Conquest : The Rise and Fall of the Three Great...
Culinary coach Samantha Saffir teaches kids how to cook healthy and tasty food. She's the owner of Kitchen Kid , an in-home cooking school for children and families. She...