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Food with Mark Bittman

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Former New York Times food journalist and #1 bestselling author Mark Bittman (How to Cook Everything; VB6; Animal, Vegetable, Junk) is joined by co-host (and daughter) Kate to explore all aspects of food – from what to have for dinner, how to raise healthy children, and how to perfect your cooking routine to big picture questions about climate change, sustainability, food policy, and global hunger. Each week, Mark and Kate talk with cooks, celebrities, chefs, farmers, activists, policymakers, and food-lovers about the role of food in their lives, what they love to cook, and the ways that food impacts our society. Plus Mark and Kate offer handy cooking tips, recipes, answers to your questions, and much more. If you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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United States

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Former New York Times food journalist and #1 bestselling author Mark Bittman (How to Cook Everything; VB6; Animal, Vegetable, Junk) is joined by co-host (and daughter) Kate to explore all aspects of food – from what to have for dinner, how to raise healthy children, and how to perfect your cooking routine to big picture questions about climate change, sustainability, food policy, and global hunger. Each week, Mark and Kate talk with cooks, celebrities, chefs, farmers, activists, policymakers, and food-lovers about the role of food in their lives, what they love to cook, and the ways that food impacts our society. Plus Mark and Kate offer handy cooking tips, recipes, answers to your questions, and much more. If you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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English

Contact:

8189159727


Episodes
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René Redzepi: "Let's Be a Part of Something Different"

7/17/2024
Chef René Redzepi and journalist Matt Goulding talk to Mark and Kate about their new Apple TV+ show, Omnivore, and some of the shocking revelations that came from it with regards to how we feed ourselves; the evolution of Noma and what the way forward in fine dining looks like; the commonalities between chile eating, horror movie watching, and riding roller coasters; and why they're optimistic when it comes to food in general. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:31

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Cooking Can Always Become Simpler

7/10/2024
Today, we revisit Kate's conversation with Kerri Conan and Mark about the choreography of making meals, learning a method of cooking that will last a lifetime, and one of Mark's recent books, the completely revised How to Cook Everything Fast. To get Mark's recipe for Spinach Carbonara, head to the Bittman Project: https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/spinach-carbonara/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:22:22

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Do We Ask the Organic System to Do Too Much?

7/3/2024
Atlantic staff writer Annie Lowrey talks to Mark and Kate about her recent piece, "The Truth About Organic Milk," which details how cows are suffering on even the most humane dairy farms; why raising cows in herds on pasture isn't always enough; the pros and cons of being so strict about antibiotics; and yet, although organic farms aren’t perfect, they’re still way better than “conventional” (i.e. industrial) farms. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:26:13

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The Sweetest of the Sweets: Abi Balingit

6/26/2024
We revisit our episode with the lovely, lively baking genius — and recent James Beard Award winner — Abi Balingit, who talks to Holly and Mark about pork floss and ube, preconceptions about Filipino and American desserts, and fish on cookies. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:12

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Francesco Turrisi: Pasta Rules!

6/19/2024
The musician and avid cook talks to Mark and Kate about the learning processes of cooking and playing music, why Italians get so mad about Italian-American food, Italian food legends vs. history, and knowing your pasta. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:28:41

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Khushbu Shah: Call It Fusion With Intention

6/12/2024
The prolific food writer and cook talks to Mark and Kate about having one foot in two cultures; the auntie whisperer network – or, how Indians in America learned to make do without some of their beloved staples, and how they learned to make do with what was readily available; and why and how the term "fusion" got a dirty rep. Find the recipe for Khushbu's Masala Smashed Potatoes on the Bittman Project: https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/masala-smashed-potatoes/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:26:18

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Fadi Kattan: The Real Bethlehem, and Its Food

6/5/2024
The chef and author talks to Mark and Kate about the dangers of simplifying reality; why we should recognize and champion origin, and how doing so is a lesson in humility; the effect the Israeli conflict has had, and continues to have, on agriculture; and his new book, which is a loving tribute to his home, Bethlehem. We're sharing two recipes from Bethlehem on the Bittman Project – Fig Salad, and Mujadara – and you can find them here. https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/fadi-kattans-fig-salad/ https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/fadi-kattans-mujadara/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:33:34

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What We Talk About When We Talk About BBQ

5/29/2024
A rerun full of Southern charm! Ed and Ryan Mitchell, the dynamic father/son duo, talk to the father/daughter duo (Mark and Kate) about their respective paths to pitmaster, transforming the tradition of authentic barbecue into a pure labor of love, and why working together ended up being the best thing for both of them. Head here for the Mitchells' 'I Don't Eat Everybody's Potato Salad!' https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/ed-mitchells-i-dont-eat-everybodys-potato-salad/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:33:50

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What’s Wrong With School Food – And What’s Right?

5/22/2024
Kendal Chavez, Food and Hunger Advisor in the office of New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham; Curt Ellis, co-founder of FoodCorps; and Stephanie Lip, Senior School Food Operations Specialist at the Chef Ann Foundation talk to Mark about all things school food – "the biggest restaurant chain in the country." Why what we feed our kids is fundamental to our democracy, why school food is a political football, who's got the power to shape school food now, and all the great work that's happening. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:34:39

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Unpacking 18th Century Food with A.J. Jacobs

5/15/2024
The author of The Year of Living Constitutionally talks to Mark and Kate about how he threw an 18th century dinner party and what we can all learn from it; the things that people in the 1700s got right when it came to elections; the reactions he got when he walked around Manhattan with a tricorne hat and carrying a musket; and his family's reaction to his year of attempting to follow the original meaning of the Constitution. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:28:32

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For Chantha Nguon, Family Recipes Are a Lifeline

5/8/2024
The author and cook talks to Kate about what she remembers about fleeing her home in Cambodia at the age of nine, five years before the genocide; how the memory of her mother's cooking saved her life; why, and how, she decided to reclaim her family's recipes; and what brings her true happiness now. The recipe mentioned on today's show can be found on the Bittman Project, here: https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/chantha-nguons-sour-chicken-lime-soup-village-style-sgnao-chruok-sach-mouan Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:26:43

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What Can Make You More Susceptible to Food Addiction?

5/1/2024
Professor Ashley Gearhardt, of the University of Michigan Department of Psychology, talks to Mark and Kate about why she's so addicted to studying the science behind ultra-processed food addiction, and how she got into it; how ultra-processed foods are different from beer or cigarettes (and how they're not); what differentiates people who get addicted and people who don't; and exactly how foods are designed to reel you in. PLUS: Food stylist Barrett Washburne talks to Kate about where the trends are heading. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:37:51

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Alain Ducasse: The Best Is Yet to Come

4/24/2024
The innovative chef talks to Kate about the importance of cultivating one's own identity, notably when it comes to food; why he's not in the business of nostalgia; his unique ability to read the taste of food; and his new memoir, Good Taste. PLUS: More from food stylist Barrett Washburne, who talks to Kate about wasted plate space, giving props to prop stylists, and how to style brown food. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:28:22

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Earth Day, with Earth Warrior Bill McKibben

4/17/2024
Mark talks to the astute environmentalist and writer about climate: The good news and the bad, how we can stop setting things on fire, the most important thing an individual can do, and how to make good trouble. Plus: Is Earth Day still relevant? And Kate takes the next round of questions for food stylist Barrett Washburne: all about his essential styling tools and how to take better food photos. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments? Email food@markbittman.com. And if you have a minute, we'd love it if you'd take a short survey about our show! Head here: http://bit.ly/foodwithmarkbittman-survey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:30:56

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What We Can Learn From School Lunch in Japan

4/3/2024
Coming to you from Nagasaki, Japan! Mark and his partner, Kathleen Finlay, talk to each other about their trip to one of Japan's school lunch centers, a place that serves 1,750 students and serves as an excellent model for what a progressive lunch program looks like: carefully curated and delicious menu, cooked from fresh and seasonal ingredients; made affordable for everyone; no time limit; a focus on service and community and making food a part of education. PLUS: More from food stylist Barrett Washburne, who talks to Kate about the laws around food styling and weird things that are done to foods — like supergluing a turkey. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about the show? Email food@markbittman.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:27:29

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Alice Waters: Still Expanding Her Legacy

3/27/2024
Mark and Kate talk to food's most tireless champion about public education as the last bastion of democracy, thirty years of Edible Schoolyard, and tomato confit. PLUS: Food stylist Barrett Washburne is back, and talks to Kate about how much food is thrown out vs eaten on a shoot, the best way to make something look like it’s fresh out of the oven, and food styling tips and tricks. To get Alice Waters's recipe for Colorful Carrots with Butter and Honey, head to The Bittman Project: bittmanproject.com/recipe/alice-waterss-colorful-carrots-with-butter-and-honey/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about the show? Email food@markbittman.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:39:36

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Tom Philpott: How to Unleash Innovation in Farm Country

3/20/2024
Journalist Tom Philpott talks to Mark about how to decode wonky farm bill conversations (and why it matters), why we're having another erosion crisis, and how to turn farmers into conservationists without telling them what to do. PLUS: Food stylist Barrett Washburne talks to Kate about how he got into food styling and how he feels about it, why pots and pans always look so clean on TV, and how to get YOUR pots and pans really clean. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about the show? Email food@markbittman.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:39:46

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Von Diaz: The Beauty and Importance of Island Cooking

3/13/2024
Oral historian and journalist Von Diaz talks to Mark and Kate about the connections that tropical islands share, in general and as related to cooking; the urgency to perfect dishes, build a resilient pantry, and learn to cook sustainably when living on a tropical island; the culture of kindness that seems to emanate from island living; and what got her so interested in telling other people's stories. To get the recipe for Von Diaz's Keshi Yena, head to the Bittman Project: https://bittmanproject.com/recipe/von-diazs-keshi-yena-stuffed-cheese/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about the show? Email food@markbittman.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:40:11

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"Having Nonalcoholic Spirits Keeps Me From F-ing Up"

3/6/2024
Washington Post columnist Allison Robicelli talks to Mark and Kate about the shame that comes with alcoholism, sobriety as a "trend" and watching things change, and why nonalcoholic beverages are so important. For the six nonalcoholic things Allison loves, head here: bittmanproject.com/food-with-mark-bittman-allison-robicelli/ Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about the show? Email food@markbittman.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:28:35

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What We Can — And Should — Learn From Peasants

2/28/2024
Leading British social historian Patrick Joyce talks to Mark and Kate about the actual meaning behind the word "peasant" and why it's been co-opted so much, what we should be mourning about the near loss of peasant life and what we can learn from it, and the poignancy of seeing generations change. Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please help us grow by leaving us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. Follow Mark on Twitter at @bittman, and on Facebook and Instagram at @markbittman. Want more food content? Subscribe to The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about the show? Email food@markbittman.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:23:46