American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.
This week we meet Britain's latest culinary phenomenon, columnist and restaurateur Yotam Otttolenghi, author of the vegetarian bestseller Plenty, Vibrant Dishes from London's Ottolenghi. Jane and Michael Stern are taking on a classic -- Wisconsin's Door County Fish Boils, Food and Wine Magazine's Ray Isle explains the beauty of wine blends and we meet a historian who has put together the first African-American heritage seed collection. …read more