Eat My Globe
Eat My Globe
Simon Majumdar
In Eat My Globe: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Food, Simon Majumdar will talk about an ingredient, a dish, a theme, a person or a nation and the fascinating story of how they became part of the world that we often take for granted. Over the course of the show, he shall be examining some of the great tales of food history, the origins of some of your favorite dishes and drinks, and the people who helped to create them. He will also share fantastic trivia that you can use to bore people with at parties. Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast FB & Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Produced and Distributed by: Producergirl Productions
Let Them Eat Cake: The History of Cake
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar,delvesinto the history of cake. It is a story that takes us back to the times of the Mesopotamians and the ancient Egyptians, where cakes have been used not just as food for the living but also for the afterlife; through the era of the ancient Greeks and Romans, where “Placenta” cakes abound; through the Middle Ages, the 18th century and the 19th century, when cakes went from being hefty to being whisked and light; and right through to the present day. And, of course, this story takes us back to the origins of the birthday cake, wedding cake, Christmas cake, and yes, even the fruitcake. It’s a story that is both fascinating and mouth-watering. So, tune in now. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-majumdar-2760156
Dec 11, 2023
45 min
Interview with World - Renowned Iron Chef and Best - Selling Cookbook Author , Alex Guarnaschelli
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, has a dynamic discussion with world-renowned Iron Chef, best-selling cookbook author, and our pal, Alex Guarnaschelli, about food television, culinary schools and culinary apprenticeships, her fantastic new book with her daughter, Ava, called “Cook It Up,” and iconic chefs in our generation. It is such a fun and informative chat, so you don’t want to miss it. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage ------------------ Producergirl Productions
Dec 4, 2023
58 min
Interview with Award-Winning Writer, Rossi Anastopoulo
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, has an engaging chat with Rossi Anastopoulo, an award-winning writer and authorof the book “Sweet Land of Liberty: A History of America in 11 Pies.” They touch on how apple pie, haupia pie, chiffon pie, navy bean pie, and many more, not only represent tasty treats but how they also reveal fascinating stories about race, class and gender in American society throughout history. You don’t want to miss it. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage ------------------ Produced by: Producergirl Productions
Nov 27, 2023
57 min
A Right Earful: The History of Corn
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar,looksinto the history of corn. From its origins in Mexico, and its spread throughout the Americas and the rest of the world, corn has played a role in trade, through migration of peoples–whether voluntary or involuntary–and through colonization. And particularly, corn, and the Native peoples knowledge in growing and preparing corn, played a role in the survival of the early colonists in what would become the United States of America.  But corn has uses beyond food including in the making of toys and furniture, as currency, and livestock feed. So, make sure to tune in now. So, make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage
Nov 20, 2023
42 min
Interview with James Beard Award - Winning Chef and Best - Selling Author, Rocco DiSpirito
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, has an animated conversation with James Beard award-winning chef, best-selling authorand our pal, Rocco DiSpirito, about how Italian American cuisine became ubiquitous in the US. They also chat about their favorite Italian American dishes, as well as their favorite roast potatoes and other dishes. You don’t want to miss it. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-majumdar-2760156 ---------- ProducergirlProductions.com  
Nov 13, 2023
1 hr
We Didn’t Start the Fire: The History of Fire and the Oven
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, delves into the history of when humans first started using fire for cooking, and how our ancestors progressed to cooking in ovens. From cooking using flames from naturally occurring phenomena, to other sources of heat, and frominventing primitive earth ovens, to closed ovens, to portable ovens, and to the modern ovens we use today, the history of cooking with fire and the invention of the oven is littered with so many innovative and fascinating people. So, make sure to tune in. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage -------------- Producergirl Productions
Nov 6, 2023
33 min
Interview with Award - Winning Chef, Ippy Aiona
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, has a spirited chat with Philip “Ippy” Aiona, who is anaward-winning chef, the youngest finalist onthe hit show “Food Network Star,”and our friend.Simon and Ippy discuss Hawaiian history and, of course, Hawaiian cuisine as shaped by Native Hawaiians and subsequent groups that has since arrived in Hawaii. They also chat about the tragic fires that razed the island of Maui and how people can help those affected. You don’t want to miss it. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobeFacebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-majumdar-2760156  
Oct 29, 2023
1 hr
The History of Chicken: The Egg or the Hen
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares the fascinating history of chicken, which arguably has increased humans’ meat consumption in recent memory. It is an animal that originated in Asia, has links to the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and initially spread around the world through cockfighting. The evolution of the chicken –and its egg –from a highly prized ingredient in ancient timesto what we now find as something commonly found in our supermarketsis amazing. Tune in now because you don’t want to miss this episode. So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EatMyGlobe Website: https://www.eatmyglobe.com/ Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-majumdar-2760156 ---- Produced by: Producergirl Productions    
Oct 23, 2023
37 min
Interview with Historian and Award-Winning Author, Professor Ken Albala
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, chats with historian and award-winning author, Professor Ken Albala, about the brilliant and fascinating history of gelatin or jello. From its origins in prehistoric times, to its height of popularity in the medieval and Victorian periods, and to its widespread availability in the modern era, jello has taken various spots on the dining table that range from elaborate centerpieces, salads, and, of course, instant pudding. It is a riveting conversation that goes through all aspic of jello. Tune in now.  So, make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage Patreon: www.Patreon.com/EatMyGlobe LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-majumdar-2760156 Produced by: ProducergirlProductions.com  
Jan 9, 2023
43 min
Interview with Food Podcast Superstar & Food Anthropologist, Debra Freeman
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, speaks with food podcast superstar and food anthropologist, Debra Freeman, host of the popular podcast, Setting the Table, about five African Americans who left an indelible mark on American food history. From early pit masters, to a presidential chef, to a cookbook author, to a restaurateur, and to a ground breaking TV chef, Simon and Debra have a lively conversation about how these incredible people positively changed Americans’ relationship with food. So, tune in now.   So, make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe Facebook: @EatMyGlobeOfficial Twitter: @SimonMajumdar Instagram: @SimonMajumdar Facebook: @SimonMajumdarPage Patreon: www.Patreon.com/EatMyGlobe LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-majumdar-2760156 Produced & Distributed by: ProducergirlProductions.com
Jan 2, 2023
1 hr 4 min
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