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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.

    Harold McGee Busts Food Science Myths

    Harold McGee Busts Food Science Myths

    Food science expert Harold McGee helps us separate food science fact from fiction and explains why smell can reveal more about food than taste. Plus, we learn about 30-foot longevity noodles from Jason Wang, the co-founder of New York’s Xi'an Famous Foods; Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette tell us who lobster Newburg and chicken tetrazzini were named after; and make pork in Veracruz sauce.


    Get this week’s recipe for Pork in Veracruz Sauce: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/pork-veracruz-sauce-adriana-luna


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    Soul Food Love: Five Kitchens, Four Generations

    Soul Food Love: Five Kitchens, Four Generations

    Mother and daughter Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams tell us what studying the cooking of four generations of women in their family has taught them about the origins of soul food. Plus, we speak with international bagel consultant Beth George; Dan Pashman explores cold-weather cocktails; and we make pesto out of lemon zest, not basil.


    Get this week’s recipe for Spaghetti with Lemon Pesto: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spaghetti-lemon-pesto


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    Jam Roly-Poly and Giant Gingerbread: The Strange History of British Baking

    Jam Roly-Poly and Giant Gingerbread: The Strange History of British Baking

    We step into British baking history with Regula Ysewijn for boiled jam roly-polys, three-foot-tall gingerbreads and fruitcakes that take months to ripen. Plus, we sample Estonia’s fake chocolate bar; consider dining outdoors with Adam Gopnik; and make passatelli in brodo, a simple supper from Bologna.


    Get this week’s recipe for Passatelli in Brodo: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/passatelli-in-brodo


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    Yewande Komolafe's Nigerian Kitchen

    Yewande Komolafe's Nigerian Kitchen

    We explore culinary secrets from Yewande Komolafe to change the way you cook. Plus, Gustavo Arellano takes us on a journey down the great American chile highway; we make a hearty beef stew from central Mexico; and Adam Gopnik tells us how a trip to Italy spawned an epiphany. (Originally aired September 28, 2019.)


    Get this week’s recipe for Mexican Beef and Tomatillo Stew (Entomatado de Res): https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/mexican-beef-tomatillo-stew-entomatado-de-res
     
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    Cooking for Space Aliens and Vampire Queens: Meet Food Stylist Janice Poon

    Cooking for Space Aliens and Vampire Queens: Meet Food Stylist Janice Poon

    We enter the world of intergalactic sushi joints and cannibal banquets with food stylist Janice Poon. She tells us about her work on horror and sci-fi films, from feeding vegan vampires to wrangling snails to make arm escargot. Plus, we learn hamburger history with burger scholar George Motz; Bianca Bosker explores the origins of the PB&J; and we make a fragrant beef stew from Vietnam.
     
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    Heat, Meat, Rice and Veg: Welcome to Hmong Cuisine!

    Heat, Meat, Rice and Veg: Welcome to Hmong Cuisine!

    We learn the elements of Hmong cooking from chef Yia Vang. He tells us about traditional dishes such as stuffed chicken legs and braised mustard greens, how to make 60 gallons of hot sauce and how his father escaped through the jungle at the end of the Vietnam War. Plus, we find out how Renaissance art can save fruit from extinction; Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette reveal the linguistic connection between food and cities around the world; and we top whole roasted cauliflower with spiced tahini.


    Get the recipe for Cauliflower with Spiced Tahini and Garlic-Chili Oil: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spiced-tahini-garlic-chili-oil-cauliflower


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Customer Reviews

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1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

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A Foodie’s Delight

As a foodie, I love listening to this podcast. Practical tips and information to help make my cooking game just a little better.

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Great podcast! When will new episodes be produced?

I love this podcast. But it seems there are nothing but reruns for the past few month. When will you air new episodes?

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