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A psychotherapist discusses how making pie can be an effective path to self-discovery, Andrea Nguyen talks about the pickles and pate in her new Banh Mi Handbook and Aarti Sequiera talks about her take on Falooda, an Indian dessert.

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Pie Therapy 8 MIN, 25 SEC

Psychotherapist Sara Barthol and Hadley Hughes Booth of the Gourmandise School talk about how they realized making pie was a perfect vehicle for individuals to address a number of issues - anxiety, stress, OCD.

Jonathan Gold on World Pie 6 MIN, 13 SEC

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week he weighs in on some of his favorite pies from all over the globe from hand pies from northern China to salteñas from Bolivia.

World Pie is one of the categories at the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. Sunday September 28, 2014 is the final day to sign up. Sign up at kcrw.com/pie

Anne Fishbein - the LA Weekly’s OG Food Photographer 8 MIN, 56 SEC

Anne Fishbein is a food photographer for LA Weekly. Her photographs are also in several museum collections including Moma and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Pickles and Pate in the Banh Mi Handbook 9 MIN, 34 SEC

Andrea Nguyen’s newest book is the Bahn Mi Handbook. We’ve got a recipe for daikon and carrot pickles that go in banh mi on the Good Food blog.

The Banh Mi Handbook

Andrea Nguyen

Indian Sweets from Kulfi to Falooda 8 MIN, 11 SEC

Aarti Sequeira’s new book is Aarti Paarti: An American Kitchen with an Indian Soul. We’ve got a recipe for Aarti’s Falooda - her self described totally bizarre dessert made of ice cream, milk, noodles, jello and pop rocks is on the Good Food Blog.

Aarti Paarti

Aarti Sequeira

The Table in Mumbai 8 MIN, 50 SEC

Chef Alex Sanchez’s popular Mumbai restaurant, The Table, has been dubbed a San Francisco-style restaurant. It received the critic’s choice for best restaurant in India from TimeOut.

Market Report 5 MIN, 12 SEC

Laura Avery talks to award-winning cookbook author Neelam Batra about how she uses okra in her kitchen.

Find Neelam Batra’s okra recipe on our blog. Check out her weekly cooking videos on her YouTube channel.

Chao Her owns and operates Fresno Evergreen with his family. They are one of many Hmong farmers who grow a mix of Asian and Western vegetables in Fresno. They will have okra available through November.

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