Bellwether’s Speculative Journalism - Transom
On this episode, Emily Buehler, author of Bread Science: The Chemistry and Craft of Making Bread, joins us to help unravel the mysteries of naturally fermented bread. She shares her journey from scientist to baker, to becoming an author and publisher - writing and working with renowned bakers like Peter Reinhart and Francisco Migoya. She helps explain why enzymes are the unsung heroes of fermentation, addresses some common misconceptions surrounding sourdough, and answers listener questions on the topics of water, refrigeration, proofing, and starters.
Could be roblems, because I scraped the audio file url from Squarespace.
Getting Inside Someone Else’s Skin - Transom
Synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani used an esoteric instrument to design some of the most well-known commercial sounds of the 20th century.
Obese! what a scary word!
I decided to start this podcast with my own story: as an overweight man, I explain how my shape and my diets often cause me to question my identity.
This episode has been produced by me, Jonathan Zenti, and Story editor is Cathy Fitzgerald.
I’ve also composed all the original music, and the title track is sung by my lovely radio mate Valentina Ziliani.
A special thanks to all the friends who are in this piece: Helen Zaltzman and Eleanor Mcdowall, Mitra Kaboli, Leda Nano, Alberto Emiletti, Ilaria Dalle Donne, Beatrice Rappo, Giulia Nucci, Valentina Ziliani, Elena Sauro, Martina Copiello e Linda Gragnato.
This episode was created for Radiotopia’s Podquest, by PRX, and made possible with funds from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Michael Lewis is the author of several bestselling books and the host of the new podcast Against the Rules. “I think anything you do, if it’s going to be any good, there’s got to be some risk involved. I think the reader or the listener will sense that you
https://www.podbean.com/media/player/3g6i4-ad4780?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1This week, my talk with Karima Moyer, author of The Eternal Table, a culinary history of Rome from its founding to the present. We talk about how she ended up moving to Italy 30 years ago, how she ended up writing books about Italian culinary history after studying theatrical design and dramaturgy, and what it’s like to still be treated like an immigrant after such a long time living there. If you’re interested in Italian food beyond just recipes, pick up her books. They will not disappoint.
Food historian Anne Mendelson examines how varieties of animal milk have been processed and consumed since antiquity in her new book, Milk: The Surprising Story of Milk through the Ages.
Anne Mendelson is the author of Stand Facing The Stove: The Story of the Women who gave America ‘The Joy of Cooking’ and the co-founder of the Culinary Historians of New York. She is currently a contributing editor at Gourmet magazine.
Legendary computer scientist, web standards pioneer, and indie-web proponent Tantek Çelik is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest.
In 2009, an old man died in a California nursing home.
His obituary included not just his given name, but a long list of the pseudonyms he’d been known to use.
In this episode, we trace the life of Riley Shepard, a hillbilly musician, writer,
small-time con man and, perhaps, a genius.
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