Episodes
Kate and Melissa talk to two of New York's most beloved restaurateurs about being a purist vs a regionalist, the supreme reign of artichokes, and how to buy good olive oil. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/via-carota 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...
Published 12/07/22
Kate talks to Kerri Conan and Mark about the choreography of making meals, learning a method of cooking that will last a lifetime, and Mark's new book, the completely revised How to Cook Everything Fast. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/fast-podcast 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...
Published 11/30/22
Published 11/30/22
Adrienne Cheatham, Emily and Marvette Meggett, Senator Cory Booker, and Sesame Street's Gonger join Mark and Kate to talk collards, passing the baton, Thanksgiving in Vegas, and, of course, the things and people that matter most.  View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/the-only-thing-to-listen-to-while 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...
Published 11/23/22
Tom Colicchio, Stephen Satterfield, Sheldon Simeon, and Nigella Lawson join Mark and Kate to talk lasagna appetizers, holiday contemplation, adobo turkey tails, and bread sauce.  View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/thanksgiving-pod 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...
Published 11/16/22
Mark and Kate talk to the incomparable actor about finding comedy in a soft place, eating like a goldfish, love of family, and the similarities between "Schitt's Creek" and his new show, "The Big Brunch." View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/levy 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,...
Published 11/09/22
Mark talks to one of our most forward-thinking Senators about Big Food's long standing capability of corrupting food policy, the possibility of real change, why a Twinkie is cheaper than an apple, and how we can find our way back to regional food systems.  View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/booker 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...
Published 11/02/22
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. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/waters 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...
Published 10/26/22
Mark and Kate talk to baker and cookbook author Hetal Vasavada about the truths and falses about making Indian sweets, the MasterChef cattle call, and the utter joy of Diwali. Get the recipe from this week's episode, plus enter to win a copy of Hetal's book, Milk & Cardamom, here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/vasavada 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...
Published 10/19/22
Mark and Kerri talk to music icon Linda Ronstadt and journalism icon Lawrence Downes about their love of Sonoran food, the beauty of life on the border, and "concerts" in pizza parlors. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/ronstadt 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...
Published 10/12/22
Mark and Kate talk to Jacques Pépin, one of the originators of home cooking, about working in his mother's restaurant kitchen, choosing a job at Howard Johnson's over one with President Kennedy, and cooking with your gut. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/pepin 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...
Published 10/05/22
Mark, Melissa, and Kate question if the restaurant industry can be groundbreaking again, what diners really want, go-to spots, and an insatiable craving for the past. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/restaurants1 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...
Published 09/28/22
Mark and Kate talk to Victor Hazan about having empathy for ingredients, pedagogy vs. mastery in cooking, and what made Marcella Hazan so extraordinary. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/victor-hazan 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...
Published 09/21/22
Mark and Melissa talk to writer Amitav Ghosh about the contempt for nature that’s risen within modernity, how contemporary literature is complicit in the environmental crisis, and how a love of food and cooking can deeply impact passion for the earth. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/ghosh 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...
Published 09/14/22
In a very special episode highlighting the joys and horrors of home cooking, Mark and Kate talk to Holly Haines, Kevin Becerra, and Lavin Marez about ironic takeout, fallback dinners, bagged salad, and cacio e pepe fails. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/homecooks 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...
Published 09/07/22
Mark talks to writer Bee Wilson about the disconnect between politicians and food, why Finland and South Korea are places to pay attention to, and the palm oil controversy. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/beewilson 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...
Published 08/24/22
Mark talks to anthropologist Barbara King and reducetarian Brian Kateman about the future of meat, the meaninglessness of the term "plant-based," and how animals feel. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/king-kateman 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...
Published 08/17/22
Mark talks to writer Michael Twitty about the origins of a cuisine, Twitty's days as a Hebrew school teacher, and the significance of Driving Miss Daisy. View this episode's recipe and show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/twitty 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....
Published 08/09/22
Mark and Kate talk to everyone's favorite actor about his least favorite body part, go-to meals, and making cappuccinos for the cast of Blue Velvet. View this episode's show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/maclachlan 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. Subscribe to...
Published 08/02/22
The team is taking this week off - back next week with your regularly scheduled content, ie a lively convo with a guest that you’ll love. 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. Subscribe to Mark's newsletter The Bittman Project at www.bittmanproject.com. Questions or comments about...
Published 07/26/22
Mark talks to one of our planet's fiercest champions about the dire consequences of the 1980 Presidential election, the true ties between the climate crisis and racial justice, and what you can *actually* do to help. View this episode's show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/mckibben 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...
Published 07/19/22
Mark talks with two of the world's most knowledgeable food experts, Jennifer Clapp and Raj Patel, about why the Ukrainian conflict affects the US food supply in such a profound way, whether or not we have an actual global food system, and why the hell we're okay with a "base threshold" of hunger levels. View this episode's show notes here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/clapp-patel Subscribe to Food with Mark Bittman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen, and please...
Published 07/12/22
Mark talks to Liz Carlisle, Mai Nguyen, and Latrice Tatsey about bringing back the tribal herd, the meaning of Buddhist farming, and why "regenerative farming" is an eye-rolling term. For the recipe featured today head over to the Bittman Project, here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/regenerative 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...
Published 07/05/22
It's our first feed drop! We're swapping shows with Whetstone Radio's Setting the Table — hosted by writer Deb Freeman — which explores the stories and histories of African American cuisine and foodways. Today's episode is one that focuses on something you either love or hate (and that feeling can easily change daily) — alcohol. Yes, African American foodways have not only influenced the way that Americans eat, but how we drink as well, and here you'll be introduced to the stories and...
Published 06/28/22
The ridiculously talented and charismatic writers talk to Kate about mail ordering fancy ice cream, the beauty of "store food," and watching hours and hours of Catfish together. For Samantha's Tuna Noodle Casserole recipe, head over to the Bittman Project, here: https://www.bittmanproject.com/p/irbywest 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...
Published 06/21/22