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Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin.

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Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin.

    Sidewalk Salad: Foraging with Alexis Nikole Nelson

    Sidewalk Salad: Foraging with Alexis Nikole Nelson

    This week, we chat with TikTok star and expert forager Alexis Nikole Nelson about the most delicious weeds in your backyard, the joys of mushroom jerky and her cross-country journey to make seaweed panna cotta. Plus, Kevin Fortey takes us inside the competitive world of giant vegetable growing, J. Kenji López-Alt reveals the secret to perfect French fries, and we make Italian Flourless Chocolate Torta. (Originally aired on August 12, 2021.)


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    https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/italian-flourless-chocolate-torta




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    Pickles, Life and Death: The World of Fermentation

    Pickles, Life and Death: The World of Fermentation

    Fermentation expert Sandor Katz takes on a journey around the globe for a look at some of the world’s greatest fermented foods. He tells us about the joys of making sauerkraut and why fermentation may hold the secret to life. Plus, cookbook author Kristina Cho guides us through classic Chinese baking at home, J. Kenji López-Alt reinvents leftover mashed potatoes, and we learn to make Japanese-style curry. 


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    https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/japanese-style-chicken-vegetable-curry


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    Fungus Burgers, Anyone? The Crazy World of Future Foods

    Fungus Burgers, Anyone? The Crazy World of Future Foods

    This week, we’re looking at the technology behind the growing plant-based food industry with journalist Larissa Zimberoff. She reveals how fungus is turned into bacon and why air molecules may be the future of protein. Plus, cultural anthropologist Meher Varma tells us about the limitless variations of dal in India, and we visit Mexico for a lesson on making chicken soup with a chipotle kick.


    Get the recipe for Chicken Vegetable Soup with Chipotle Chilies:
    https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/chicken-vegetable-soup-chipotle-chilies-caldo-tlalpe%C3%B1o


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    Yotam Ottolenghi’s Big Flavors

    Yotam Ottolenghi’s Big Flavors

    Chef and restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi chats about cooking soup for his aging father, why he pours pancake batter with gochujang over asparagus and how his sense of food presentation was inspired by food stalls in Jerusalem. Plus, we hear from Rev. Heber Brown III about the historical relationship between Black churches and Black farmers; Bianca Bosker discusses the everlasting reign of Cheerios in the breakfast world; and we share our recipe for Slavonian-style Shepherd's Stew. (Originally aired December 31, 2020)


    Get the recipe for Slavonian-Style Shepherd's Stew: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/slavonian-style-shepherds-stew


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    The Fantastic World of Ted Allen: From Queer Eye to Chopped

    The Fantastic World of Ted Allen: From Queer Eye to Chopped

    We chat with Ted Allen about the soaring success of Queer Eye and Chopped, his life behind the scenes and embarrassing encounters with Martha Stewart. Plus, we explore the new German cooking with Meike Peters; Adam Gopnik discusses the role of turkey in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”; and we whip up an apple cake. (Originally aired December 20, 2019.)


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    Rachael Ray at Home

    Rachael Ray at Home

    This week, we’re chatting with Rachael Ray about her last two years—her house burned down, her dog died, and she had to film her daytime show with just one assistant: her husband. Plus, bakers Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin share their favorite holiday cookie recipes, and we learn to make Chocolate-On-Chocolate Three-Layer Cake.
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