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.
Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking
Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into the intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America’s Test Kitchen.
Confessions of Culinary Superfans
Who do you admire? Preston Clark on Patrick Clark, Shauna Sever on Maida Heatter, Melissa Clark on Marcella Hazan, and Pati Jinich on Joan Nathan.
719: Back to Baking with Lisa Donovan and Anissa Helou
Here’s hoping that the heat of summer is behind us as we fire up our ovens with baking experts from the American South and the Middle East
Traveling to Eat
Francis Lam and guests explore the cuisines of the Black Sea, Thailand, Haiti, Milwaukee, and beyond.
718: Things You’ve Gotta Try
From what to really dunk your Oreos in to a West African super-grain, canned wine, and an all-day ratatouille recipe, we talk things you’ve got to try.
Mothers & Daughters
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This week are celebrating mothers and daughters in all kinds of ways. We eavesdrop in the kitchen with Priya and Ritu Krishna, authors of Indian (-ish). Chef Asma Khan shows us the real edges of her own family and the family she’s made at her London restaurant Darjeeling Express. Chef Bonnie Frumkin Morales, author of Kachka: A Return to Russian Cooking, talks about the influence her mother still wields in her kitchen. And, Molly Birnbaum of America’s Test Kitchen Kids brings us her magical ways with small cooks and eaters in training.
Broadcast dates for this episode:
May 3, 2019 (originally aired)
August 21, 2020 (rebroadcast)