Although champagne has become as de rigueur as midnight strikes – no single food epitomizes contemporary New Year’s. The menu may be luxurious caviar, or sobering hoppin’ John on New Year’s Day. Celebrations marking the inexorable march of Father Time often involve foods imbued with symbolism.
Michelle invites you to help the New York Athletic Club Running Team raise money.
Rebecca hopes you will join her in “Fat Talk Free Week”.
Ben looks at the geography of food.
Part Two of the discussion between Robert Paarlberg (who recently published ‘Starved for Science’), and Pamela Ronald (author of ‘Tomorrow’s Table’). These two experts will be debating all week how to best safeguard our food supply – with the least amount of damage to the environment.
This week we’ll be featuring a discussion between Robert Paarlberg (who recently published ‘Starved For Science’) and Pamela Ronald (author of ‘Tomorrow’s Table’). Today, before discussing the plum pox virus, Ronald shares a plum cake recipe from his book – straight from the kitchen of Tante Lissy!
A debate between leading experts Robert Paarlberg (Betty F. Johnson Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College) and Pamela Ronald (Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of California), regarding how to ensure a safe food supply, that is also kind to the environment.
Pamela Ronald responds to an editorial by Paul Krugman.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Chin Hills, Burma.
ver the weekend Whole Food Market attempted to earn a Guinness World Record for “Most Parmigiano Reggiano Wheels Ever Cracked” at the same time.
Gillian Riley looks at the role of chocolate in Italian cuisine.
Ben Keene talks to author Gillian Riley.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Tokaj, Hungary.
Gillian Riley helps us learn about Italian Christmas.
Andrew Smith helps us explore the origins of Thanksgiving.
A look at food safety.