Marcella Hazan - noted Italian cookbook author - died this week. Evan Kleiman fondly recalls meeting her for the first time. Another cookbook legend, Anne Willan, drops by to discuss her new memoir and journalist Bryan Walsh details the latest hurdles in the plight of the honeybee. Jonathan Gold reviews Willie Jane, the new Abbot Kinney restaurant from chef Govind Armstrong and Marni and Howard Witkin stop in to debut their etrog liqueur. Plus, pastry chef Lincoln Carson discusses his experience trying to cook and feed himself on just $4.50 a day. At the market, Laura Avery bumps into Charlie Schaffer who is buying squash blossoms and Casey Richie shares some tips for how to store the delicate flowers.
Remembering Marcella Hazan, Cooking on a Food Stamp Budget
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Charlie Schaffer and his wife Kathleen owns Schaffer’s Genuine Foods , a catering and event company in Venice. They like to stuff squash blossoms with burrata, and dip them...
Remembering Marcella Hazan
Marcella Hazan passed away on Sunday, September 29th, 2013. This interview first aired in 2009 when she released her memoir Amarcord: Marcella Remembers. A eulogy, along...
Anne Willan’s New Memoir - One Souffle at a Time
Anne Willan is the author of multiple seminal cookbooks on French cuisine and the founder and owner of La Varenne cooking school. Her new memoir is One Souffle at a Time: A...
Could You Survive on Just $4.50 a Day?
Bob Brenneman is the Development Director at the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks . The food banks recently issue a Hunger Challenge and invited local chefs and...
The Plight of the Honeybee
Some estimate that as much as one third of the food we eat depend on the vitality of the honeybee. Bryan Walsh is a reporter for Time Magazine and he researched the plight...
Shrimp & Grits Hit Venice
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. He reviews Govind Armstrong’s new restaurant Willie Jane in Venice.