Far from Home
This week we are traveling all over the map to bring you stories about culinary diasporas. So, what exactly is a diaspora? What do we mean when we talk about it in the context of food? The term diaspora refers to a group of people with a shared heritage who have spread around the world.
Fried Chicken: Tracing the African Roots with Michael Twitty
On today's episode of A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio talks about the huge craze that surrounds fried foods: fried chicken! The guest on today's show is Michael Twitty, culinary historian of African and African American foods. What makes each fried chicken dish so special?
Ice Cream Month: Nudo Olive Oil and Hip Pops
Once again, Nicole Taylor is celebrating National Ice Cream Month with another refreshing episode of Hot Grease. On this week's installment, Nicole remembers Harlem's Sylvia Woods of celebrated soul food restaurant Sylvia's, who just passed away at the age of 86.