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Program 425: Jamón; Scandinavian Cuisine; A Tavola in Italy; 'Life from Scratch'

Release Date: 11-21-2015

Description

Hear what makes Spain's jamón the best ham in the world, then learn about the traditional comfort foods of Scandinavia, and the after-dinner customs that keep Italians lingering at restaurant tables. And find out why a Tulsa mom embarked on a four-year project to prepare meals from every country in the world.

Guests

  • Federico García Barroso, tour guide from Madrid
  • Francisco Glaría, tour guide from Pamplona, Spain
  • Pål Johansen, tour guide from Oslo
  • Åsa Danielsson, tour guide from Stockholm
  • Jane Klausen, Danish-born tour guide to Scandinavia
  • Stacy Gibboni, tour guide to Italy
  • Caterina Moore, Venice-based tour guide to Italy
  • Sasha Martin, author of Life from Scratch (National Geographic)

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Haiku Awards

In Gifford Pinchot
Rain. Listen, talk, laugh, love, read, sleep,
Rain. Go east, for sun.
— Stephanie Varnadore, Renton, Washington

Swish of bullet train
All aboard, Japan flies by
Calm modernity.
— Kim Daul, Chicago

Took Mom to Norway
Best to travel while she can
Me, never wiser.
— Claudia Mulcahy, Carlsbad, California