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

 Aug 3, 2018

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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
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
696: Discovering Thanksgiving with Four American Chefs
This year’s Thanksgiving show celebrates with some of America’s great foreign-born chefs: Ann Kim, Hugo Ortega, Miroslav Uskokovic and Maneet Chauhan.
Nov 15, 2019
Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark: Instant Pot Mommy Food
In our new podcast, Melissa Clark makes a simple and slightly sinful Lemon Vanilla Rice Pudding for her mom – in the Instant Pot.
Nov 13, 2019
654: The Oyster King and the Seagull Test
Let’s dive into oysters: we’ll talk about how they’re grown, the history of a surprising oyster king, shucking with a pro, and grief in a half shell.
Nov 08, 2019
695: Sean Brock is Still Learning About Southern Food
We talk with Sean Brock, chef and Southern food champion, about microregional cuisines, curiosity in the kitchen, and how he survived workaholism.
Nov 01, 2019
670: René Redzepi – Fermentation, Inspiration and the Balance of Life
Chef René Redzepi on how fermentation is the future of great cooking, Noma's global influence, and his work/life balance.
Oct 25, 2019
694: Japanese Home Cooking
We look at the everyday foods that Japanese people eat at home, the way they cook and feed their kids, and what comfort food looks like in Japan.
Oct 18, 2019
669: An Award-Winning Duo: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken
2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.
Oct 11, 2019
Diana Henry on Oven Cooking
Cookbook author Diana Henry shares inspiration, techniques and recipes for quick weeknight meals cooked in the oven.
Oct 08, 2019
693: Favorite Fall Cookbooks
We talk with the authors of our favorite fall cookbooks: Danny Mena, Evan Funke, Joanne Chang, Chris Shepherd, T.J. Smith and Kami Ahrens.
Oct 04, 2019
668: Edna Lewis, an American Original
We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.
Sep 27, 2019
Whoopi Goldberg: The Unqualified Hostess
Whoopi Goldberg isn’t just an entertainer on the screen and stage, she is also a serious party planner and hostess at home.
Sep 24, 2019
692: Passing the Torch
On family farms, in restaurants, and in food writing, what happens when one generation passes the work to the next?
Sep 20, 2019
667: Taking Care
We look at what it means to take care of yourself and others with food – from pies and inherited tea to community farms and home kitchens.
Sep 13, 2019
Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark - Episode 2: There Are Always Eggs
Melissa comes home to an empty refrigerator save for eggs, scallions and sad sage, and ends up showing us an amazing fried egg recipe and technique!
Sep 11, 2019
Invigorating Israeli Cooking
Food writer Adeena Sussman uses her passion for border-crossing ingredients to put a personal touch on Israeli cuisine.
Sep 10, 2019
691: Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking
Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America’s Test Kitchen.
Sep 06, 2019