Touring and consuming: Historically, these are the 2 key components of a profitable vacation season.
This yr, in fact, we’re doing issues in another way, and ideally much more safely, which makes it the proper time to bask in podcasts that mix our two best seasonal loves — or else converse to our present cooking-in-place predicament.
Listed below are six pods about meals adventuring, assured to move you to a time when the world was our oyster. Mmmm, oysters.
The place do the issues we eat actually come from? The story of a tradition is inextricably linked to its delicacies, as host Stephen Satterfield — co-founder of Whetstone Magazine — explores on this wide-ranging podcast from iHeartRadio and Whetstone Media. Satterfield focuses notably on the contributions of ladies and other people of coloration, oft-overlooked heroes of culinary innovation.
Being an eater doesn’t must imply being a “foodie” — not the way in which host Dan Pashman (of Cooking Channel’s “You’re Consuming It Improper”) views it, anyway. His podcast goals to tug the expertise of consuming nice delicacies off its pedestal and onto the plates of his straight-shooting visitors, who embrace essayist Samantha Irby, meals author Osayi Endolyn, and now-household names David Chang and Man Fieri — and even the 2 hosts of “Dwelling Cooking,” famous under. We love a crossover episode!
Samin Nosrat’s “Salt, Fats, Acid, Warmth” cookbook and Netflix present gave us the proper comfort-eating content material for our period. Now she joins forces with Hrishikesh Hirway of the “Track Exploder” podcast to assist us navigate that endless quarantine query: What to prepare dinner for dinner? And, extra importantly, the best way to make it really scrumptious? The pod, which debuted in March, enlists a weekly visitor — they’ve included Yo-Yo Ma, Antoni Porowski of “Queer Eye,” and “Nice British Bakeoff” winner Nadiya Hussain — to deal with listeners’ culinary queries, they usually welcome yours for future exhibits.
Hosted by award-winning meals journalist Adam Sachs, this podcast from Silversea Cruises debuted this summer time and takes you across the globe to fulfill among the excellent cooks preserving, and increasing on, the cultural traditions of their locales. S.A.L.T. stands for Sea and Land Style, Silversea’s program devoted to worldwide culinary exploration. Episodes so far have traveled to Albania, Slovenia, Lisbon and Sicily, the latter as a two-part episode culminating in a go to with Fabrizia Lanza, of the legendary Anna Tasca Lanza cooking faculty.
Tommo and Megsy are food-obsessed vacationers and writers, consuming their method across the globe and bringing a few of their finest finds to you, from what to eat in Goa, India, and Mongolia and Lithuania (together with “a really spiky nationwide cake”) to delving into the histories of varied nations’ dishes like fajitas, naan bread, and certainly one of America’s guiltiest and tastiest pleasures: Buffalo wings.
Rick Steves, one of many largest names in journey guides, brings his unfussy fashion and a long time of firsthand expertise to this weekly sequence of hourlong conversations about cultural, and infrequently culinary, gems in Europe — Steves’ conventional stomping floor — and elsewhere. A latest episode dips into Italian olive oil — what separates the nice from the nice? — and why Bulgaria is without doubt one of the most compelling consuming venues in Europe.