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This week on A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio is joined by Canadian food writer Noami Duguid, who has authored seminal books such as "Seductions of Rice" and "Burma: Rivers of Flavor". Tune in and hear what it's like being an outsider in a foreign land and how Noami navigates cultures and communities to learn about the cuisine that lives amongst them. Find out how the politically oppressed people of Burma operate in their kitchens what makes their food simultaneously accessible and unique. From fish paste to garlic, discover the layered flavors of Burma and the delicious dishes that come from them. This program was sponsored by Hearst Ranch.

"I'm always a beginner - wherever I am. I will never be an expert. All I'm trying to do is get my head in a place where I have some understand of what grows there, how people think about their food, how things are made, what's important to them and what's not important of them." [3:43]

"I didn't want to talk about the people of Burma as victims because we think of victims as less than whole." [9:00]

"In Burmese culture, people use tea leaves in salad. They ferment them, use them fresh or dried." [21:00]

"My problem with breakfast in Burma is there are so many things I want to eat!" [26:50]

"Food is an entry point - it's a way of understanding how things work." [28:30]

-- Noami Duguid on A Taste of the Past


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"The kitchen anchors the country's economic, social, and political life." Christine Baumgarthuber revives the dying discipline of home economics on this week's episode of A Taste of the Past. Christine is a writer and blogger for The Austerity Kitchen, and she's talking with Linda Pelaccio about the history of economical cooking. Learn about Juliet Corson, the woman who spread the good word of nutrition and wrote about meals on a budget. Hear how Juliet Corson's writings became political, and ultimately threatened the wages of the working class. How does home ec empower individuals? Listen in to hear Christine and Linda talk about the relationship between home economics education and understanding the food industry. This program has been sponsored by White Oak Pastures.

"I truly believe that revolution does begin at home. What people cook at home can be a model more mindful means of consumption." [21:15]

-- Christin Baumgarthuber on A Taste of the Past


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This week on Eating Disorder: food blogs, zines, and Yelp. Ralph McGinnis and Sarah Keough of food magazine Put A Egg On It tell us about their zine and how its name came about. After the break we're joined by comedian Kevin Maher and Russell Maxwell, and the group laments over the sad truth that everybody Yelps. This program has been sponsored by Rolling Press. Today's music provided by PEELS.

"We live in a crate and barrel catalog. My house is fucking perfect." [24:00]

"I'll talk about political things and things that are really close to me and nobody gives a shit, and then post a selfie and a million people comment on it." [26:50]

--Russel Maxwell on Eating Disorder


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