It’s holiday baking season! Shauna Sever saw local baking traditions through fresh eyes when she moved back to the midwest. Third-generation baker Apollonia Poilane talks about maintaining her family’s tradition of excellence. Plus: we’re talking vegan Thanksgiving pie with Genevieve Ko.
Midwest baking, Poilane, and vegan Thanksgiving
From this Episode:
In America’s heartland, home baking is a beloved tradition
Cookbook author Shauna Sever grew up in the Midwest, where there’s a vibrant culture of home baking. But it wasn’t something she fully appreciated until she moved back home...
After 85 years, Poilane remains a household name in baking
In 2002, Apollonia Poilane took over her family’s famed bakery in Paris following the tragic death of her parents in a helicopter crash. At the time she was an 18 year old...
Tips and tricks for having a great vegan Thanksgiving
Let’s say you’ve recently gone vegan, or you know someone who has. Perhaps Thanksgiving dinner seems like a puzzle to be solved. What if you love all the classic dishes but...
Market Report: Pecans
“Thanksgiving is a chance for pecans to get their due,” says Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson. She’s back at the Santa Monica Farmers Market this week for some...