Jonathan Gold weighs fried chicken against his Gold Standard, culinary historian Chitrita Banerji takes a culinary tour across India, and Kathy Freston discusses livestock's impact on global warming. Neuroscience historian Will Clower has an update on the impact of plastics leaching into foods, and chef Mark Peel shares his views on bottled water. Erin Savage blogs about the diet drug Alli, and Dr. Nan Fuchs comments on the consequences of its use. Christine Carroll performs good works through Culinary Corps. Plus, what’s in season with Laura Avery's Market Report.
Fried Chicken; Plastics Update; Alli; Culinary Corps
From this Episode:
The Market Report
In season now at farmers' markets are crisp Asian pears and juicy ripe Bartletts. Laura Avery talks with farmer Jeff Reiger of Penryn Orchard about five different...
Founding director Christine Carroll performs good works through Culinary Corps , a non-profit organization that designs, organizes and launches week-long culinary volunteer...
Bottled Water and Slow Food Nation
Speaking of plastics, what about bottled water? Mark Peel, chef and owner of Campanile , makes the case for bottled water in restaurants. He's far more concerned with the...
Since the momentous day when Phen-Fen was taken off the market there really hasn't been a pill that helps you lose weight successfully. Trying to fill that void is Alli , a...
Most Americans are familiar only with Punjabi cuisine from the north of India. Culinary historian and Bengali food expert Chitrita Banerji, who has traveled throughout...
Plastics are everywhere and there is a new published study about it's potentially harmful effects. Dr. Will Clower has some advice on plastics leaching in foods and its...