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||CleanOx Tales Episode 6 - Bull's Head Breakfast||Retired LA Times food writer and food historian Charles Perry explains how the 19th century Los Angeles practice of earth-pit barbecuing whole bulls became a culinary craze for settlers who saw the eating of the bull’s head as a wild west delicacy, an||23 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOx Tales Episode 5 - The Liver is the Message||English performance artist and food scholar Amanda Couch reprises the ancient Mesopotamian art of liver divination, and tries to answer questions from mortality to Brexit by reading the lines and lobes on a sheep's liver. “Chance, when you use it t||17 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOx Tales episode 4 - Slurp!||In Japan, 'slurp' is more than just eating-related onomatopoeia. Japanese cultural and food historian Voltaire Cang researches and explores the significance of this important sound in the complex role it plays when people eat noodle dishes (ramen, in pa||9 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOx Tales episode 3 - More Than Just a Cup of Tea||Fozia Ismail, a British-Somali social anthropologist and food activist, challenges the easy consumption of foods with roots in colonialism by exploring the ways different people in Brexit-era Britain see the culinary landscape around them. “As the pla||2 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOx Tales episode 2 - Quantum Offal||Third generation French foie gras producer Guillemette Barthouil takes you on a history lesson that spans thousands of years and an ocean as she makes the case that foie gras is the quantum offal- a food that is both loved and reviled. “I think foie g||25 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOx Tales episode 1 - Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puff||What do the Pillsbury Bake Off and molecular gastronomy have in common? Culinary historian and food writer Laura Shapiro unwraps the significance of gender to the prestige afforded to different arenas of innovation-driven cuisine by examining the histor||18 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Ox Tales! - Season One Trailer||Hello dear listeners, We are delighted to announce the official launch of Season One of Ox Tales, beginning on April 18. Please enjoy this trailer of highlights of what's to come! Ox Tales is the podcast that serves up rich and surprising stories abou||9 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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