Matt Siegel on The Secret History of Food

Books on Pod with Trey Elling | 15 September 2021 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Matt Siegel about his book The Secret History of Food: Strange but True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat. Includes intriguing stories about the history of vanilla, ice cream, pies, cereal, corn, honey, fast food and olive oil.

See also Food Myths with Food Historian Rachel Laudan.

Food Myths with Food Historian Rachel Laudan

Future of Agriculture | 20 June 2018 | 0h 31m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rachel Laudan, the author of Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History. Discusses how traditional foods came to be considered traditional, notwithstanding their recent and geographically distant origins, the criticality of food processing to feeding us all, the long history of fast food, the importance of separating processed food from “bad food” and what she believes we should consider to be “good food.”