The Splendid Table 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.
The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

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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.More from The Splendid Table »

Most Recent Episodes

636: Peppers, Onions & Butter

Maricel Presilla on chile peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions

612: Fresh Water

Ann Bancroft on fresh water, Sabrina Ghayour on Sirocco, Holly De Ruyter on Wisconsin supper clubs, ATK on portion scoops, Jekka McVicar on celery.

The Roots of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

Host Francis Lam and guest Zoe Adjonyoh discuss her family roots in Ghanaian cooking and her reimagining of the traditional cuisine of Ghana.

611: Nordic Fare

Magnus Nilsson on Nordic cooking, America's Test Kitchen on steak frites, John Wurdeman on Georgian wine, and Adeena Sussman on tahini.

635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining

610: Slow Change

Krishnendu Ray on food history, Molly Birnbaum on eggs, Steve Sando on beans, Marisa Huff on aperitivo, Jekka McVicar on rosemary.

634: Where We Eat

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, The Angel of Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

585: Twenty

Julia Child on potato salad, Mario Batali on vegetables, ATK on BBQ sauce, Bill Waddington on iced tea, Joshua Wesson, Claudia Roden.

609: Silk Road Food

Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford on Samarkand, Michael Twitty's The Cooking Gene, ATK's Molly Birnbaum on Parmesan.

Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South's Influence on Fast Food

Host Francis Lam and food historian John T. Edge discuss how two southern icons and their fried chicken businesses changed American fast food.

Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South's Influence on Fast Food

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