Okra finally gets some respect

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Whole okra variety. Photo courtesy Chris Smith

Chris Smith is a UK native and author whose fascination with okra began when he first encountered it at a greasy spoon diner in Georgia. He’s now an expert on okra has written a book about the many uses of this slimy seed pod “The Whole Okra.”

The front cover of “The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration” by Chris Smith. Photo credit: Chelsea Green
Whole okra. Photo credit: Peter Taylor
Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Nick Liao, Joseph Stone, Laryl Garcia