Chef Toya Boudy: Cooking for the Culture
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
6d ago
On this episode of Culture & Flavor, Zella talks with Chef Toya Boudy about growing up in New Orleans and her journey to be authentically herself in food media. Chef Toya specializes in putting a unique twist on New Orleans-style dishes and cooks with a Southern flare. As a native New Orleanian, she started honing her culinary skills at a young age and used her talent to kickstart a successful career. As a culinary authority on Cajun and Creole cuisine, she enjoys bringing creativity to the kitchen and teaching people how to take a piece of New Orleans back home with them. Culture & F ..read more
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Aimée Wallin | Ghana Food Movement
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
1w ago
On this episode of Culture & Flavor, Zella talks with Aimée Wallin, a political foodie that advocates for local eating, sustainable production methods and preservation of Black food cultures. Wallin is Swedish/ Malian and works with the Non-profit Ghana Food Movement (GFM), a network for food actors in Ghana. GFM's vision is a resilient local food system that provides jobs and nutritious food for all Ghanaians. GFM's is currently a food education hub in Accra, Ghana opening in September this year. More info on how to support: ghanafoodmovement.com. Aimée is always ready to connect with foo ..read more
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Patty Durães | Afro-Brazil Cozinha
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
2w ago
On this episode of Culture & Flavor, Zella talks with Patty Durães, a food scholar with expertise in Afro-diasporic heritage in Brazilian cuisine based in São Paulo, Brazil. They discuss Patty's journey as an Afro-Brazilian food scholar and activist. Durães' research includes bibliographic and field research, articles, and speaking engagements at various institutions such as MASP, Itaú Cultural, Preta Hub, and SESC SP. Additionally, she has contributed to the São Paulo Book Bienal and the "Coisas Daqui" program on Globo Minas, expanding the dialogue on the importance of food in the constru ..read more
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Dr. Howard Conyers | The Science of Barbecue & Moonshine
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
3w ago
On this episode of Culture & Flavor, Zella talks with Dr. Howard Conyers about the legacy of whole hog barbecue and moonsine. Dr. Conyers serves as the A1 Mechanical Design Lead, and is responsible for facilitating design efforts for systems used in testing and supporting RS-25 testing. Dr. Conyers, a NASA Stennis Space Center engineer, most recently served as the Principal Investigator & Project Manager for the High Dynamic Range Stereo-X (HiDyRS-X) project. In 2009, at the age of 27, Dr. Conyers earned a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University while being 1 of less t ..read more
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Klancy Miller | For the Culture
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
1M ago
On this episode of Culture & Flavor, Zella talks with Klancy Miller, author of For the Culture: Phenomenal Black Women and Femmes in Food. She also wrote Cooking Solo: The Fun of Cooking For Yourself and is the founder of For the Culture: A Magazine Celebrating Black Women and Femmes in Food and Wine. After graduating from Columbia University, and working in international development in French Polynesia, she earned a diplôme de pâtisserie from Le Cordon Bleu Paris and apprenticed in the pastry kitchen at the Michelin-starred restaurant Taillevent. She later joined Le Cordon Bleu’s recipe d ..read more
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Kudzai Bingepinge | The Beauty of African Gastronomy
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
1M ago
This week on Culture and Flavor we join our host Zella Palmer for a vibrational conversation with Chef Kudzai Bingepinge, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at African Flavor Labs, N'UM African Artisinal Salts, and Executive Director of Gastronomy at Kings Kraal in Johannesburg, South Africa. Kudzai is at the forefront of integrating indigenous ingredients with sustainable practices. His work is aimed at elevating African cuisine on the international stage while honoring the continent's diverse culinary traditions. Through his multifaceted career, Kudzai Bingepinge demonstrates an unwavering ..read more
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Gustavo Bottino | The Willy Wonka of Barbecue
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
6M ago
I was lucky enough to meet Gustavo Bottino and his wife at last year's Churrascada Barbecue festival in São Paulo, Brazil.  Gustavo is the co-founder and curator of the festival, as well as the co-founder and creative director of Soil Vegan Cafe in Amsterdam. We talk about his journey opening an animal-free cafe, how he curates the indigenous and visiting barbecue specialists for each year's festival, and much more. Photo Courtesy of Luis Anselmo Culture & Flavor is Powered by Simplecast ..read more
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Madame Barbara Trevigne | The Magic of Marie Laveau
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
6M ago
Madame Barbara Trevigne, a native of New Orleans and descendant of Paul Trevigne, best known as the editor of L'Union, a bilingual black owned newspaper in New Orleans during slavery and reconstruction.  Madame Barbara Trevigne received her Master’s in Social Science from Tulane University School of Social Work, a New Orleans Tour Guide and foremost historian on the life of Marie Laveau. Trevigne was honored by Alliance Française for preservation of Creole culture. She has collaborated and published articles in Images of America, African Americans of New Orleans, Gumbo People, New Orleans ..read more
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Megan Braden Perry | Authentic Voices in Food Media
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
6M ago
Megan Braden-Perry is a published author, award-winning freelance journalist, public speaker, photographer and multigenerational New Orleans native. Her books include Crescent City Snow: The Ultimate Guide to New Orleans Snowball Stands (UL Press, 2017) and Allen the Alligator Counts Through New Orleans: A New Orleans Kids’ Counting Book (2014). In 2019, she was awarded the Jack Jones Literary Arts retreat Roxane Gay fellowship in prose, for her upcoming novel Greener Grass, Different Drummer. She’s on the board of 826 New Orleans and is a very proud product of Orleans Parish Public Schools (M ..read more
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Ryan Mitchell | Eastern North Carolina’s Whole Hog BBQ Pitmaster
Culture & Flavor
by Heritage Radio Network
6M ago
Our guest today is Ryan Mitchell, son of BBQ hall-of-famer Ed Mitchell from Wilson, North Carolina. Ryan serves as the business-savvy brain behind his father’s brand. At a very young age, Ryan began working in the Mitchell family restaurant. Although BBQ was the only way of life he knew, Ryan pictured a different path for this career: After high school, Ryan charted his own course and attended East Carolina University to pursue his dreams of playing college football and earning a degree in Economics. He spent eight years working in commercial and investment banking for some of the nation’s lar ..read more
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