Sultry summer nights! Today´s Chef´s Table is all about cooling down and enjoying the season´s flavors. Discover heirloom tomatoes, go fishing with the frying pan, and learn about oysters in Manhattan. We´ll find out how ice furthered the popularity of the cocktail. Later, our sommelier, Maureen Petrosky, gives us the best summertime sips. Molly O´Neil gives us Mostly True - her memoir about food and baseball. Plus a hot club in Miami, food trivia, and the recipe of the week. [Broadcast Date: July 26, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070726/rt_chef_070726_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Food is all about the familiarity of home and also new discoveries when we travel. On today´s show, we talk about the foods we know - and the ones we want to! Biba Gaggiano reflects on her favorite cities: Rome, Florence, Bologna, Venice, and Milan. We´ll learn the history of Tex Mex cuisine, and a transplanted Brit discovers foods across the US. Frank Stitt offers a look at his native Alabama, while Amy Sedaris recalls growing up in North Carolina and Southern hospitality. [Broadcast Date: August 16, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070816/rt_chef_070816_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Summer´s done and it´s back to school. We´ll start packing lunches - a pediatrician gives us some healthy tips. But what do you do when the nest empties and there are no more lunches - or dinners - to make? Find out how to manage the Empty Nest kitchen. We get a lesson from the Monell Institute on smell and memory. And, we meet a woman keeping Syrian Jewish traditions alive in a new homeland. Also, Faith Willinger on life in Italy, Princess Diana´s personal chef, and his recipes and memories. [Broadcast Date: September 6, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070906/rt_chef_070906_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Food is one of the most enduring of the arts - everyone eats and if you´ve ever put a piece of parsley on steak or a birthday candle on a cake, you´ve added style! Today, we´ll talk to artists, writers and chefs about the art of food. And how do they make those beautiful food photographs that make us drool? Discover how to bring improv to your recipes. And our nutritionist weighs in on some urban myths! [Broadcast Date: March 29, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070329/rt_chef_070329_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ever wonder what it´s like to work in a professional kitchen? On today´s show we´ll talk with experts in the food industry and find out what it takes to make a career. Dorothy Hamilton visits from The French Culinary Institute and Peter Meehan talks to chefs about their careers in his book, How I Learned to Cook. We´ll talk to Bill Buford about working in Mario Batali´s kitchen and Nirmala Nareen about her beginnings in the spice trade. Plus a corporate caterer reveals the ins and outs of team building, a wine writer on sommeliers, and a wedding planner plans. (Broadcast Date: April 5, 2007) 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070405/rt_chef_070405_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It´s almost Oscar Night! So maybe you pop the champagne cork for a fancy party, or just pop the popcorn. We´ve got party tips. Actress and cookbook author, Madhur Jaffrey, visits. Plus Nora Ephron discusses her films; and Jonathan Reynolds talks about his stargazy pie and working with Francis Ford Coppola. Chris Cognac from Food Network´s Hungry Detective, reveals best food finds in LA. Did you see your favorite frozen dinner in movie? We´ll discuss the growing trend of product placement and more. Lari Robling guest hosts for Chef Jim Coleman. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070215/rt_chef_070215_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Today we´re mixing it up with ingredients! Russ Parsons gives us the low down on picking and storing some great summer produce. We´ll also discover the lesser known Asian cuisine - food from the Philipines. Find out why wasabi isn´t really wasabi, plus what goes on in a Martha Stewart test kitchen. Later we´ll meet a couple who spent a year eating only what was available within a 100 miles - and they stayed married to each other after all that! Sheila Lukins celebrates 25 years of The Silver Palate. Also, our sommelier, Maureen Petrosky, on pairing wine with summer salads, Chef Coleman´s favorite ingredient, and much more [Broadcast Date: August 30, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070830/rt_chef_070830_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
On today´s show we´re raiding the pantry! We´ll learn everything from the pantry´s history to organizing and stocking your own larder. And, we´ll examine the foods that we eat when we are by ourselves. Also, there´s news from the almond groves. Plus, how to stock a heart-healthy pantry, tips to make healthy grains a habit, and much more. [Broadcast Date: September 13, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070913/rt_chef_070913_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
First, Lynn Rosen takes the guess work out of table settings in her book, Elements of the Table: A Simple Guide For Hosts and Guests. Then, we speak with the go-to person for information on Italy. Restaurateur and author Biba Caggiano talks about his Biba´s Italy: Favorite Recipes From the Splendid Cities about the changing roles of women in Italy. Next, Judy Logback is a representation of the Kallari association, a grassroots organization helping Amazon artists and cocoa bean growers preserve their way of life and the rainforest. After, Mireille Guiliano´s first book was French Woman Don´t Get Fat. Now she´s talking about living a pleasurable life, without getting fat. Then, Julia Child´s grandnephew, Alex Prudhomme, discusses his Aunt and the book she helped him write, Julia Child: My Life In France. Also, Olga Soffer, a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and co-author of the book The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Role of Women in Prehistory talks about what the women were doing when the men were busy writing on walls and clubbing wild beasts. Plus, Linda West Eckhardt, who has a high-energy pound puppy named Tex and who has written The Dog Ate It: Cooking For Yourself and Your Four Legged Friends. She talks about cooking for your canine pals. Finally, Riannon Walsh, who is one of the world´s leading experts of single malt whiskey. She discusses using this spirit as an ingredient to spice up your recipes. [Broadcast Date: March 15, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070315/rt_chef_070315_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
New Year´s Resolutions! Start the New Year out right with A Chef´s Table. In this encore presentation, Sara Moulton stops by to give us suggestions on family meals. Then, ´´Invite Your Neighbor to Dinner Day´´ makes an easy goal to improve your community. Or, start a Wine Club with some friends and finally learn that grape lingo! And don´t book a cruise without hearing about the inner-working of the cruise-ship empires. Finally, Chef eats a raisin and discovers the Zen of eating with Registered Dietician Ellie Krieger, author of Small Changes: Big Results. (Original Airdate: 1/7/06) [Broadcast Date: January 4, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070104/rt_chef_070104_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.