The Story of Foie Gras and Cuisine of Gascony
Battles over the ethics of foie gras in recent years have loomed large in the culinary world. Yet history shows that the delicacy has been around for over 5,000 years since the ancient Egyptians, and is extolled in writings of the Ancient Greeks and Romans.
Salumist Elias Cairo of Olympia Provisions
This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Olympia Provisions Chef/Owner/Salumist Elias Cairo, a first generation Greek-American who grew up learning the craft of charcuterie from his father, who cured the family's meat at home.
Contested Tastes with Michaela DeSoucey
On the season finale of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by Michaela DeSoucey, author of Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food. Bringing together fieldwork, interviews, and materials from archives and the media on both sides of the Atlantic, DeSoucey off