Thirty years since its founding, the Slow Food organization has grown to over 1,500 global chapters, including 150 in the U.S. In September, contributor Simran Sethi attended Slow Food’s most recent gathering in Turin, Italy.
In recent years, electronic pressure cookers like the Instant Pot have surged in popularity among home cooks. The New York Times’ Melissa Clark has written over forty cookbooks, but her latest book “Dinner in an Instant” focuses on improving classic dishes with these tools of convenience.
The strong spirit of the late Southern cookbook author Ernest Mickler captivated writer and photographer Michael Adno. Researching the man who helped reshape how America saw people from the “deep South” led Adno all over the country. But the chance to sit down for a meal with Mickler’s former partner and friends is a memory he won’t soon forget. Here Adno recalls that special evening and shares a recipe for one of the dishes they enjoyed.
Over the last year, we’ve had hundreds of guests stop by KCRW to chat about recipes, food politics and beyond. We were happy to see some of their names among the 2018 James Beard Award nominees! Revisit the conversations we had with these leaders in food writing, reporting, making, and eating.