The Silver Palate 25th Anniversary; The Ice Cream Man; Sustainable Menus

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While Lizzie Collingham examines the history of curry and the fusion of cultures that helped shape it, Matt Allen, the Ice Cream Man, endeavors to make the world happier--one free scoop at a time. Chef Neal Fraser features locally-produced food and ingredients in his "sustainable” tasting menu at Grace; Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins commemorate the 25th anniversary of their ground-breaking cookbook, The Silver Palate. Sam Fromartz documents the rise and fall of organic food into the American mainstream, while Steve Bashara explains the technology behind the fast-cooking TurboChef oven. Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold proffers his latest restaurant pick for ramen noodles, and Laura Avery discovers fresh wild mushrooms at the farmers market in the Market Report.

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