Boston Public Radio Full Show: 8/31/21
Boston Public Radio is on tape today, bringing you OPI’s Cookbook – conversations with some of our favorite chefs over the years.
Joanne chang spoke about his latest book inspired by his pastry journals, “Pastry Love: A Baker’s Journal of Favorite Recipes”. Chang is an award-winning pastry chef by James Beard.
Bren Smith shared different ways to eat kelp in her book “Eat Like a Fish: My Adventures of Farming the Ocean to Combat Climate Change”. Smith is a former commercial fisherman and executive director of the non-profit organization GreenWave, which specializes in regenerative agriculture in aquatic ecosystems.
Jacques Pépin and Shorey Wesen discussed cooking together as a grandfather and granddaughter as part of their latest collaboration, “A Grandfather’s Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey” cookbook. Pépin is a chef, author and contributor to PBS. Wesen is his granddaughter and cookbook contributor.
Dolores Huerta explained why his work as a union leader for agricultural workers’ rights remains as relevant today as it was in the 1960s, and of the invention of the phrase “Sí, se puede”. Huerta is an activist and co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association alongside Cesar Chaves.
Nathan Myhrvold dived into the world of bread baking with his latest cookbook, a six-volume, 50-book series titled “Modernist Bread, The Art and Science”. Myhrvold is a Microsoft executive turned experimental chef and founder of The Cooking Lab.
Marcus Samuelsson highlighted Ethiopian, Swedish and international cuisines while talking about his PBS show “No Passport Required”. Samuelsson is a global restaurateur, chef and television host.
Andrew Li and Irene Li shared food and tips from their latest cookbook, which they wrote with their sister Margaret Li: “Double Awesome Chinese Food: Irresistible and Totally Achievable Recipes from Our Chinese-American Kitchen.” Andrew Li and Irene Li are co-founders of Restaurant Mei Mei, along with their sister Margaret Li.
Christophe kimball previewed their latest Milk Street cookbook, “Tuesday Nights Mediterranean: 125 Simple Weeknight Recipes from the World’s Healthiest Cuisine”. Kimball is the founder of Milk Street, a food media company that produces Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Magazine. He is also the host of Milk Street Radio and Milk Street TV.