Women Shouldn’t Cook For Free, Says Asma Khan The Sporkful

The London restaurant Darjeeling Express is the place to go for an outstanding mutton kebab, and for celebrity sightings. But the chef behind this hotspot has no formal culinary training. Asma Khan started her cooking career hosting secret supper clubs in her apartment, when her husband was traveling for work. Now she's staffed her restaurant entirely with women, all of whom learned to cook as housewives and nannies. As she tells Dan, her advocacy is driven by the pain she faced as the second daughter in her family, in a society that prized boys over girls. We also hear the unlikely story of how her restaurant was funded, why she will absolutely never put papadams in a tuna sandwich, and her new cookbook, Ammu.The Sporkful production team includes Dan Pashman, Emma Morgenstern, Andres O'Hara, Johanna Mayer, Tracey Samuelson, and Jared O'Connell. This episode was mixed by Marcus Hahm.Transcript available at http://www.sporkful.com.
  1. Women Shouldn’t Cook For Free, Says Asma Khan
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Is Salt A Spice? A Hot Dog Is a Sandwich

Salt isn't a spice… OR IS IT?! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  1. Is Salt A Spice?
  2. Is Meatloaf Just A Long Meatball?
  3. Fake Syrup Is Better Than Real Syrup ft. Jordan Myrick

Happy Tangsgiving! (with Camila Cabello) Home Cooking

We’re back for a special episode of the podcast, and we’re getting questions and giving thanks as we get ready for the high holy day of home kitchens. We got a special surprise in the form of a question from international pop superstar Camila Cabello! Also, we finally made shirts that say “Shrimp J*nga Forever!” and you can get one at homecooking.show/shrimpjenga. You can listen to Hrishi’s new song here, and watch his TED Talk here, For recipes and a transcript of this episode, visit homecooking.show/16.
  1. Happy Tangsgiving! (with Camila Cabello)
  2. Starch Nemesis (with Waffles & Mochi)
  3. Bittersweet (with Helen Zaltzman)

Episode 49: Trader Joe's Trips the Light Hacktastic Inside Trader Joe's

This is, without a doubt, our most hacktacular episode yet! What does that even mean? It means this episode is chock-full of inspired uses for your some of your favorite TJ’s products. How to make your flowers last longer and stand straighter… check. How to make simple meals in minutes using ingredients you might not have thought to put together… check. Delicious and unexpected dessert ideas… check, check, check! We’re sharing creative ideas shared with us by Trader Joe’s Crew Members from around the country… these folks know their stuff! Do you have favorite hacks for your favorite Trader Joe’s products? Share them with us at podcastquestions@traderjoes.com, and we may just feature them in a future Hacktastic episode.  Transcript (PDF)
  1. Episode 49: Trader Joe's Trips the Light Hacktastic
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  3. Episode 47: Trader Joe's Designs Delicious

#73 Ignacio Nicknamed Nacho Food Non-Fiction

This Food Non-Fiction episode tells the incredible true story of nachos. This snack was created by and named after Ignacio Anaya who's nickname was Nacho.
  1. #73 Ignacio Nicknamed Nacho
  2. #72 When Impossible Burgers Became Possible
  3. #71 Pass the Tofurky

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