For a short month February has a lot going on! On today´s show we´ll cover the highlights: Presidents Day, Chinese New Year and Valentines. Our sommelier, Maureen Petrosky, gives us expert advice for romantic wine and food pairings. Corrine Trang, Stuart Chang Berman, and Eileen Yin-Fei Lo each describe their families´ New Year celebrations. Paula Deen entertains with Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter. We also discover a unique cake recipe that makes 100 different desserts. Plus, the latest findings on cloned milk and meats – and they cause quite a stir with Chef Coleman. [Broadcast Date: February 8, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070208/rt_chef_070208_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Where in the world is Chef Jim Coleman?! Today the travel bug bites, so grab your boarding pass. Naomi Duguid takes us on a tour of the Great Subcontinent in her book, Mangoes and Curry Leaves: Culinary Travels. Then, taste a unique meat treat from Asia and celebrate St. David´s Day in Wales. Next, Tina Nordstrom, PBS host of New Scandinavian Cooking, tells us what it´s like to cook in an ice hotel and dive for oysters. We´ll also stop by Tuscany and when we arrive home and discuss the serious topic of raising kids with good nutritional habits. But we won´t get too serious – we´ll talk about retro cereal boxes, too! [Broadcast Date: February 22, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070222/rt_chef_070222_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sugar plays a starring role on Valentine´s Day, but it´s also a big part of our every day lives. We´ll discover how we developed our famous sweet tooth. Our guest is Wendy Woloson, author of Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America. Later on the show, if you want to impress your Valentine this year, the hip gift isn´t fancy gourmet chocolates. It´s a blast from the past: retro candy! Finally, love great barbeque but don´t want to stand outside in the cold grilling? Bring the grill indoors! BBQ Guru Steven Raichlen will tell you how to tame the flame right in your home. (Original Airdate: 2/12/05) [Broadcast Date: February 1, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070201/rt_chef_070201_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It´s almost Oscar Night! So maybe you pop the champagne cork for a fancy party, or just pop the popcorn. We´ve got party tips. Actress and cookbook author, Madhur Jaffrey, visits. Plus Nora Ephron discusses her films; and Jonathan Reynolds talks about his stargazy pie and working with Francis Ford Coppola. Chris Cognac from Food Network´s Hungry Detective, reveals best food finds in LA. Did you see your favorite frozen dinner in movie? We´ll discuss the growing trend of product placement and more. Lari Robling guest hosts for Chef Jim Coleman. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070215/rt_chef_070215_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Oscar Night! All the fun, glamour, and glitz of the silver screen. Plus, movie menus and entertaining without the fuss. Join Chef Jim Coleman with our tribute to the Academy Awards. A film historian gives us some insights on food in the silent film era, and we take a listen to our favorite food flicks. And, if you are preparing an Oscar Night party, get some tips from Chef Interrupted, Melissa Clark´s new book that helps home cooks create the star-chef recipes. But before the movies and the Oscars, there was Opera - we´ll find out how stage food is made. Plus the new red meat - buffalo. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/060223/rt_chef_060223_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There´s food and then there´s film. And what happens when you put the two of them together? Today´s show is all about the marriage of food and movies. We´ll get the inside scoop and talk to restaurateur and former actor Pino Luongo. Thomas Keller stops by to talk about consulting on food movies. Then, Michael Pollen sets the scene for a documentary that follows a corn kernel from seed to plate. Plus cocktails inspired by a director, the culture of popcorn, and healthy candy choices at the theater. [Broadcast Date: February 19, 2009] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/090219/rt_chef_090219_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Everyone´s favorite word is ´´YES!´´ But today´s show is all about NO - what not to do. You know, all the things you´ve been told were oh so wrong - like cheese with fish, using a dull knife, and starting that shrimp sear in a cold pan. We´ll also take a look at that very dubious food product, SPAM. And, discover a new way perfume is being used in restaurants. We´ll hear some words of wisdom from waitresses and we´ll take-on some dishes from the fifties. Plus the original bad boy chef Anthony Bourdain takes no prisoners and no reservations! [Broadcast Date: February 7, 2008] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/080207/rt_chef_080207_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From Bobsleds to Bagna Cauda; Slalom to Salami... The 20th Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy are here! But enough about sports, what´s there to eat? Join A Chef´s Table as we travel though the Piedmont region. We´ll learn the fine art of dealing with truffles and talk with a cookbook author who grew up in this unique part of Italy. Terrance Brennan disscusses salt and why some are worth that hefty price. Plus some winning ways with your weight loss plan. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/060209/rt_chef_060209_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Super Bowl is over, no holidays are on the horizon, and we have weeks before it´s spring. Could be you have the winter blues. This week on Chef´s Table, we´ll talk to a nutritionist about foods to help those down-in-the-dumps symptoms. Then we´ll discover some olive oil from sunny Italy and, later, more good ideas from the Mediterranean diet. Plus Andrew Carmellini cooks urban Italian, and wines priced to be recession-proof. [Broadcast Date: February 26, 2009] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/090226/rt_chef_090226_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What are the two scariest words for restaurant workers? Valentine´s Day! So, on today´s Chef´s Table, we´ll hear how a waiter made his frustrating rant work for him. And, Chef Jim Coleman reveals a little bit about the Valentine´s Day that his staff dubbed, ´´St. Valentine´s Massacre´´. Then, if you want to do something nice for your sweetheart, serve them some Vitamin D. Our registered dietician tells us why. Later in the show, we´ll discover an early 20th-century Russian scientist who had more adventures than Indiana Jones. Plus, tips for making tea, kissing in the kitchen, and much more. [Broadcast Date: February 5, 2009] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/090205/rt_chef_090205_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.