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Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.
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Georgia native Nicole A. Taylor has been an artisan candy maker, an activist, and a social media maven, and is currently the host of Hot Grease, a progressive food culture radio program on Heritage Radio Network. A member of Food Systems Network NYC, Southern Foodways Alliance, NOFA-NY, Flip the Table Youth Council Mentor, and a frequent panelist at New York City food events. Nicole worked as a community outreach consultant for the Brooklyn Food Coalition, raised funds for the Urban Justice Center through the Vendy Awards and now is an instructor for a GED & internship program that weaves in urban farming. She is featured in America I Am: Pass it Down Cookbook and is a principal at NAT Media.
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Hot Grease - Episode 141 - The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Nicole Taylor is back to report on her experiences at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival! Tune in to hear Nicole talk about the coffee culture in the Australian city, as well as the prevalence of re-purposed shipping containers in Melbourne. Later, Nicole plays an interview with food historian Auntie Carolyn Briggs about Aboriginal cuisine, and the parallels it shares with Southern food ways. Learn about Carolyn's rediscovery of indigenous food, and how it connects her to her roots. Nicole also interviewed chef Sean Brock down under! Listen in to hear Sean talk about West African influence on Charleston food, as well as the rich food culture in South Carolina. Don't miss Nicole's Australian recap; check out this installment of Hot Grease! This program has been brought to you by Fairway Market.
"We're the unseen people- particularity in Victoria- because it was first impacted by colonization." [10:00]
"I found more of that 'bush' way of life, and wondered why it wasn't be honored. Part of connecting with family is having that feast, whether it be rabbit, mutton, or Johnnycakes." [13:00] -- Auntie Carolyn Briggs on Hot Grease
"That's what's so fun about living in Charleston- we have such a unique culture, and I'm still trying to figure it out!" [20:10]
"West Africa- that's the foundation of Southern cuisine. Even the agricultural techniques reflect West African roots." [25:30]
-- Sean Brock on Hot Grease…read more