The Splendid Table
By American Public Media
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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.
||632: Food Myths||America's Test Kitchen on busted food myths, Trine Hahnemann on hygge, Ole Mouritsen on mouthfeel, Burmese cuisine, and classic vegetarian cookbooks||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||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||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Patti LaBelle in the Kitchen||Legendary singer and cookbook author Patti LaBelle talks about cooking from the soul and keeping it basic.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||631: Jessica Harris||Jessica Harris on her memoir, The Key 3 with Dale Talde, ATK taste tests bagged popcorn, Mads Refslund & Tama Matsuoka Wong on 'trash cooking'||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||657: The Philly Special||Francis Lam live on stage with three of Philadelphia’s best chefs: Ange Branca, Eli Kulp and Mike Solomonov.||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Flour Tortilla Road Trip||Taco historian and food writer Gustavo Arellano takes us to the American Southwest and California for a taste of must-have flour tortillas.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly||Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||656: The Opposite of Locavore||What does it mean to be a food pilgrim versus food tourist? We consider the cultural ramifications of food travel and foods with multinational roots.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tucson: America's First City of Gastronomy||Savor the many different foods that make Tucson, Arizona worthy of being named the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the U.S.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||629: Feeding Family||A deep look at what it means to eat with and feed a family, whether it's the family we're born into or the family that we choose.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||655: The Seeds of Flavor||Celebrate spring with seeds that create new flavors -- and change lives. Plus, one-bottle cocktails and unexpected ways to cook spring vegetables.||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Essential Asian Sauces||Dan Souza from America's Test Kitchen takes us on a flavorful tour of three classic Asian sauces: oyster sauce, fish sauce, and hoisin sauce.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||634: Where We Eat||Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, An Angel in Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||628: Food From Faraway Places||Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||For the Love of Fat||Andrew Zimmern explains how important fat is to the flavor, appearance and texture of the foods we love.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||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.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||653: The Women's Pages||Amanda Cohen on female chefs, Hanna Raskin on the women's pages, Buddhist cooking in Japan, ATK on slow cookers, Daniel Patterson on vegetables||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Eating in Space||Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield enjoys sharing all aspects of life in space, especially what it's like to eat and handle food in zero gravity.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||652: Good News for Chicken & Post-Wildfire Foraging||Maryn McKenna on Big Chicken, Pascal Baudar on foraging, Barton Seaver on fish, ATK on charred beet salad, Alpana Singh on Master Sommelier exam||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||651: Eating in the Instagram Era||We look at food and identity through the lenses of social media, Instant Pot/multicookers, social protest, rediscovered roots, and shopping behavior||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||All About Fondue||Splendid Table Selects featuring travel writer Tim Neville on his discovery of -- and the perfect formula for making -- fantastic fondue.||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||626: The President's Kitchen Cabinet||Adrian Miller on black presidential chefs, Andrea Nguyen on pho, The Key 3 with Amanda Cohen, and America's Test Kitchen on premium EVOO||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||650: The Art of the Sandwich||Turning the sandwich, a workday workhorse, into a work of art||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Landing (and Cooking) the Perfect Fish||Splendid Table Selects with fish/seafood expert chef Mike Cimarusti on ways to cook fish, dock-to-dish sustainability, and chowder essentials.||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||649: Behind the Restaurant||The complicated community of restaurants and their people.||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||648: New Eyes on the Pantry||Marcus Samuelsson on global ingredients, Olia Hercules on Ukrainian flavors, making toum at home, training your wine palate, ATK tests tea kettles||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Delightful podcast celebrating the joys of food
This is one of my very favourite podcasts. If you enjoy food, cooking, eating and intelligent discussions of these topics, you ought to give this podcast a try.
Absolutely has me drooling...
What a wonderful podcast! Lynne is smart, funny and entertaining and has some of the best recipes out there! I really enjoy the variety of guests she has on the show and especially like that I can go to the website for all the recipes she talks about. I can tell you there are many times I'm sitting at my desk at the office listening drooling over her food talks! Bravo Lynne - keep up the great work. Paulina from Toronto
For food and culture fans
Amazing podcast about food and its connection to culture, history, politics, science, the arts, and community. Great guests/ interviews and delicious recipes too!