The Splendid Table

By American Public Media

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Love this podcast. Best thing to listen while doing anything, everything, and nothing. I find listening to folks who love all aspects of food and cooking to be the best way to relax. The joy you hear in their voice is infectious -Thanks

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The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.

Episode Date
705: Samin Nosrat Answers Your Cooking Questions
Samin Nosrat (Salt Fat Acid Heat) joins Francis Lam to answer some of your self-isolation cooking questions.
Apr 03, 2020
Podcast Extra: Slow Cooker Grains & Veggies
Slow cookers aren't just for large cuts of meat and chili. Faith Durand uses hers to cook all sorts of vegetarian dishes, from breakfast to dessert.
Apr 01, 2020
704: How to Shop and Eat Safely Now
Food science writer J. Kenji López-Alt on safe grocery shopping and how to handle take-out in the time of the coronavirus.
Mar 27, 2020
Podcast Extra: How to Make a Sourdough Starter
In this podcast extra we revisit making a sourdough starter with a couple of ingredients and the power of fermentation.
Mar 25, 2020
Podcast Extra: Freewheeling Salads
In this podcast extra it’s inspired salad thinking with vegetable genius Eileen Rosen, author of Saladish.
Mar 23, 2020
Podcast Extra: If You've Got Time... Caramelize Some Onions
Truly caramelized onions take patience, and are a great thing to get lost in right now. Especially since they can make mealtime faster later.
Mar 21, 2020
680: The Sharpest Tools
This week, it’s all about surprising stories behind the little tools in your kitchen.
Mar 20, 2020
A Message from The Splendid Table
We want to help everyone during this difficult time. Please share your questions and ideas with us.
Mar 18, 2020
703: Spring Cookbook Picks
From baking and Cajun cuisine to vegetarian and historically inspired Mughal dishes, we talk with the authors of four wonderful new cookbooks.
Mar 13, 2020
679: Four Persian Cooks
It’s the food of Persia with conversations about fresh herbs, tahdig, a classic fish stew, modern Iranian cuisine, and the Persian pantry.
Mar 06, 2020
702: Food and Marriage
It’s all about couples and their foods, symbolic and delicious from dumplings to rye bread to beans.
Feb 28, 2020
678: Say Cheese!
We step behind the scenes at The Cheesemonger Invitational, then go deep into the world of cheese with experts Greselda Powell and Tia Keenan.
Feb 21, 2020
701: The Culture of Drinking
We look at the world of drinking with a secret barrel room, the spiritual side of mezcal, the language of wine, and the trend of being sober curious.
Feb 14, 2020
677: Do We All Eat the Same?
We look at foods that connect us, the loss of lunchtime, the culture of insect eating, and a burger that is not served your way.
Feb 07, 2020
676: Daily Bread
From biscuits to bagels, Ethiopian injera to Nordic flatbreads, we explore some of the great breads baked worldwide.
Jan 31, 2020
700: Eating Canadian - Live from Hot Docs Podcast Festival
Live from Hot Docs Podcast Festival: Matty Matheson and Suresh Doss on eating Canadian, chef Joshna Maharaj challenges Melissa Clark in Stump the Cook
Jan 24, 2020
675: The Food of Thailand
Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.
Jan 17, 2020
699: How Far Will You Go?
Food-obsessed chefs, photographers, and writers tell us about the lengths to which they will go in the name of passion and perfection.
Jan 10, 2020
674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov
Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.
Jan 03, 2020
673: How Chefs Holiday at Home
Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.
Dec 27, 2019
698: A Holiday Jubilee
Festive discussions of celebration, community and cooking with Questlove, Toni Tipton-Martin, Raquel Pelzel, and Claudia Fleming.
Dec 20, 2019
672: Holiday Warm-Up
We prepare for the holidays with stuffed potato pancakes, Indian American comfort food, and some great reasons to drink Champagne.
Dec 13, 2019
697: Cold Weather Cooking
Cold weather cooking to carry us through the winter from Alissa Timoshkina, Maangchi, Tyler Kord, Andy Baraghani and Paul Kahan.
Dec 06, 2019
658: Nigella Lawson Defends the Honor of Home Cooking
Food world superstar Nigella Lawson embraces the pleasure of home cooking, speaks against food elitism, and approaches cookbooks like conversations
Nov 29, 2019
Turkey Confidential 2019
Our Thanksgiving 2019 call-in show hosted by Francis Lam with guests Melissa Clark, Kwame Onwuachi, Samin Nosrat and Shauna Sever.
Nov 28, 2019
671: Carla Hall’s Soul Food Thanksgiving
Get ready for Thanksgiving with a soul food menu, game-changing gravy technique, fixes for dessert disasters, and an epic lesson on pumpkin pie.
Nov 22, 2019