The Splendid Table The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we're bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It's a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.
The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

From American Public Media

The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we're bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It's a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.

Most Recent Episodes

765: French Home Cooking and Baking with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano

This week, we're getting deep into two staples of French cuisine, chicken, and cake, with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano

765: French Home Cooking and Baking with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano

764: Women Brewers

Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora This week, we're exploring the history of women and beermaking. First, Theresa McCulla, curator of The Smithsonian's American Brewing History Initiative, explains why beer is a great lens to examine American history and shares the story of Patsy Young, an early American brewer and fugitive from slavery. Then, Atinuke Akintola Diver talks about her feature-length documentary This Belongs to Us, which follows Black women brewers in the American south and finally, beer Journalist Stephanie Grant of Good Beer Hunting shares her favorite beer and food pairings. You can find her newsletter, The Share, here and on Substack.

763: Home Food with Chef Vishwesh Bhatt & Masa with Jorge Gaviria

This week, we're talking to James Beard award-winning Chef Vishwesh Bhatt, and Masienda Founder Jorge Gaviria

662: Pepper Party

Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they're enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.

762: Live Fire Cooking

Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora This week we're joined by some unusual thinkers on the art of the cookout. First, we get a lesson on barbecue etiquette (who knew) with our favorite duo, Nick Leighton and Leah Bonnema, Hosts of the podcast Were You Raised by Wolves? We get all kinds of tips, from the right way to ask for a family recipe to taking a house tour only if offered by your host. Then, Chefs Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich share their techniques and ideas for cooking over live fire. Their latest book is Chasing Smoke, Cooking Over Fire Around the Levant, and they left us with their recipe for Grilled Peaches with Almond Tahini and Charred Endive. Then, it's pitmaster Pat Martin talking about the whole hog barbecue culture in West Tennessee and how that whole hog style and tradition of BBQ may be on the path to extinction. His latest book is Life of Fire: Mastering the Arts of Pit Cooked Barbecue, the Grill, and the Smokehouse. You can find his recipe for Grilled Green Beans with Memphis Dry Rub. Broadcast dates for this episode: July 29, 2022 (originally aired)

761: On the Road - Seattle

This week, we're bringing you a live show we recorded in Seattle with KUOW celebrating Seattle's amazing food community

760: 4th of July with Andy Baraghani and Samantha Seneviratne

This week, it's July 4th cookout ideas with Andy Baraghani author of The Cook You Want to Be and Sam Seneviratne author of The Joys of Baking.

Bonus Episode: Stephen Satterfield and the Art of Toast

We're dropping a bonus episode in our feed this week of our newest pod baby. It's called The One Recipe and it's all about that ONE magic, indispensable recipe that you simply can't live without! This week, Stephen Satterfield talks to Jesse about why it's important to know what you like, for instance, room temperature butter, which brings us to his One: Toast. Stephen Satterfield is the host of Netflix's critically acclaimed docuseries High on the Hog, as well as the founder of Whetstone Magazine and Whetstone Radio Collective. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @isawstephen. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

759: Father Stories with Kitty & Al Tait and Jeffrey & Kevin Pang

This week, it's stories about people, their dads, and how food brought them closer together with Kitty and Al Tait authors of Breadsong and Jeffrey & Kevin Pang hosts of ATK's, Hunger Pangs

Bonus Episode: Jaya Saxena Swears by Julie Sahni's Matar Paneer

We're dropping a bonus episode in our feed this week of our newest pod baby. It's called The One Recipe and it's all about that ONE magic, indispensable recipe that you simply can't live without! This week we're talking to Jaya Saxena about what crystal you should be keeping in your kitchen, how she developed more confidence cooking Indian Food at home, and her One: a matar paneer from Julie Sahni's iconic cookbook, Classic Indian Cooking. Jaya is the senior writer at Eater, and the author of several books, including Basic Witches and Crystal Clear: Extraordinary Talismans for Everyday Life. You can follow her on Instagram or Twitter @jayasa