Andrew Smith

Culinary Historian

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Please Explain: Pepper

Friday, September 27, 2013

Learn about the world’s most popular spice—from pepper’s role in bringing the Europeans, and later the Americans, to Asia to the many ways to use pepper to enhance your cooking!

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Globavores: Turkey

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

We're wrapping up our Globavores series this week with a discussion of turkey—just in time for Thanksgiving. Chef Waldy Malouf of Beacon restaurant and food historian Andrew Smith, author of The Turkey: An American Story and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, tell us how turkeys, which were found in the New World and were transported around the world and incorporated into the cuisines in many cultures. And we'll have recipes!

Share your favorite way to make turkey! Leave a comment!

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Globavores: Potatoes

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

We look at the ever versatile potato on this week’s installment of our series Globavores: Food Travels Since 1492! We’ll speak with food historian Andrew Smith and chef Maricel Presilla, author of Gran Cocina Latina  about the potato’s origins, how it traveled around the world to become a staple, and some of the world’s favorite ways to prepare potatoes.

Share your favorite potato recipe!






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Globavores: Tomatoes

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

The first part of Globavores, our 8-week series about the Columbian Exchange, kicks off today with a look at the tomato and its 500- year journey from mesoamerica across the globe. We'll speak with Andrew Smith, culinary historian and author of The Tomato in America and with chef Lidia Bastianich, whose latest cookbook is  Lidia's Favorite Recipes.

Recipe: Lidia Bastianich's Spaghetti and Pesto Trapanese

Tomato Recipes from listeners

Share your favorite tomato recipe below!

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