Program 278a: The Table Comes First in France; A Taste of Portugal
Release Date: 04-13-2013
- Adam Gopnik, author of "The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food" (Knopf)
- Portugal-based tour guides Cristina Duarte and Maria Jose Cardoso
- Adam Gopnik has an entry on Wikipedia.
- Links to Adam's articles in the New Yorker.
- Adam Gopnik's speakers bureau has an online summary of the books he’s written.
- A mini-interview with Portuguese tour guide Cristina Duarte.
- Wikipedia describes the cataplana cookware for traditional Portuguese cooking.
Pgm 278a extra - Adam Gopnik finds that, in France, speaking ill of foie gras is akin to bad-mouthing communion wafers - it’s just not done. And they find an easy way to think about pairing wine with food. (runs 2:56)
Pgm 278a extra - Rick gets a translation of what’s in the cans Cristina Duarte brought him from Portugal -- seafood treats you’ll find on the grocery shelves in Portugal. (runs 2:12)