Eat My Globe

By Simon Majumdar

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 Dec 26, 2018

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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

Episode Date
Interview with Cocktail Historian, David Wondrich
01:10:03
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares a fascinating conversation with cocktail historian, David Wondrich, author of the remarkable new book, “The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails.”

As well as sharing his wealth of knowledge across the genre, David also gives us some history of his favorite “unknown” drinks from Asia. 

Make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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May 23, 2022
Kill Devil: The History of Rum
44:11
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares the history of one of the world’s favorite alcoholic drinks, Rum. It is a drink that has its origins in Asia, was named by the British, and at one point, was the most popular drink in what became the United States of America. However, its history is often very dark, with links to piracy and slavery.

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May 16, 2022
Interview with Legendary Chef Jacques Pepin
01:02:06

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar , shares an in - depth conversation with one of the truly great figures in culinary history, Chef Jacques Pé pin . A chef whose career has taken him from being a young man in France, being mentored by an acolyte of Escoffier to his current position as the grandfather to American cuisine. It is a remarkable life story, and provides one of our favorite interviews so far on the podcast!

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May 09, 2022
Forgotten Ingredients: Silphium and Odd Beasts and Birds
38:11

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar looks at ingredients from history that have either become extinct or have moved from being regular staples in the kitchens of the world to now being forgotten or difficult to find.

From silphium, to peacocks, to hippos, to ambergris, join us on our journey through history as we rediscover what our forebears ate.

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May 02, 2022
Eat My Globe Season 8 is almost here!
01:37

Grab your headphones! Simon Majumdar's Eat My Globe Season 8 is dropping Monday May 2nd! 

Hear here to find out what's in store for you this season!

Apr 27, 2022
And a Partridge in a Pear Tree: The History of Christmas Food
45:53

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, looks at the history of the food that has become so beloved of our Christmas season.

If you want to know why we celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December, where mince pies or Christmas pudding originated, or the gargantuan meals of medieval royalty, then this is the episode for you.

And, if you ever get into an argument about why turkeys bear that name, or if the first American colonists made Christmas illegal, listening to this episode will give you the upper hand.

Merry Christmas, everyone.

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Produced by: Producergirl Productions

Dec 20, 2021
The History of Food Fraud: "There is Death in the Pot"
47:36

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, examines food fraud and food adulteration.

Since the beginning of records, we see the constant battle between customers buying food and those who attempt to defraud them.

The battle has continued right through history to the present day with the methods of fraud becoming ever more sophisticated. But, the aim is always the same: profit.

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Dec 13, 2021
Why Food Matters – Interview with Distinguished Yale Professor , Paul Freedman
01:05:41

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, talks to one of our regular guests, the Chester D. Tripp Professor of History at Yale University, Paul Freedman, about his terrific new book,“Why Food Matters.”

Along the way, they talk about food in feast and famine, its roles in ethnicity and cultural appropriation,its impact on gender, andits relationship to taste and the human need for conviviality. Paul is always a great person to interview, and this is one of our favorites so far.

So,make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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Dec 06, 2021
4 Amazing Men from Food TV History
55:25

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, looks at the fabulous life stories of four of the extraordinary men who helped create the world of food television we love so much today.

Some names such as, James Beard, will be very familiar to you. But others, such as Britain’s irrepressible Keith Floyd may not. If you know them or not, find out some fascinating facts about them all on this very special episode.

So make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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Nov 29, 2021
4 Amazing Women in Food TV History
50:54

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar looks atthe fabulous life stories of four of the women who helped create thefood television we love so much today.

You will, of course, know aboutone of our subjects, Julia Child. But what about her predecessor,Dione Lucas? Or, her U.K. equivalent, Fanny Craddock? Or, LenaRichard, the first African American chef on TV?

Check out this greatepisode to find out about them all.So make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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Nov 22, 2021
Still Food in a Bowl: The History of Food in Art
43:54

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar looks at the history of food in art from the earliest days of ritual paintings on cave walls, right up to the modern works of artistic greats such as Picasso and Van Gogh.

It’s an amazing journey that shows just howintertwined food, its preparation and its presentation have been throughout human history.

So make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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Nov 15, 2021
Interview with Renowned Actor & Food Enthusiast, Lou Diamond Phillips
55:03

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar chats to legendary star of film, stage and television, Mr. Lou Diamond Phillips, who as well as being one of the most in demand actors in the world, is also an obsessive fan of food and cooking.

Simon “challenges” Lou to select five films that can earn a place in the coveted Eat My Globe culinary pantheon. It’s a conversation that will definitely make you hungry.

So make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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Nov 08, 2021
Limes, Carambola, Action!: The History of Food in Cinema
45:55
In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar looks at the history of food in cinemafrom the early days of the very first moving pictures, through the days of the silent megastars such as Charlie Chaplin, all the way to the modern movie obsession with “food films” such as “Like Water For Chocolate” and “Big Night.” Oh, and if you want to know why popcorn is so popular, in movie theaters, listen right to the end of the show. So make sure to follow along every week and follow us on: Twitter: @EatMyGlobePcast Instagram: @EatMyGlobe

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Nov 01, 2021
Interview with Cookbook Author & Chef Extraordinaire: Marcus Samuelsson
47:23

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, challenges his Food Network colleague, and revered chef, Marcus Samuelsson, to select 5 people that should join the Eat My

Globe Culinary Pantheon. The fascinating selection is made from Marcus’ journeys around the world and in search of the roots of African American food.

 

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Jul 05, 2021
The History of Military Rations
51:14

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, examines the ways that countries and rulers have filled the stomach of their armies over the ages. From the galley ships of Alexander the Great to the modern combat rations of the modern American forces. Without a regular supply of food, battles can and have been won and lost, and empires have risen and fallen.

 

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Jun 28, 2021
Interview with Cookbook Author and Baker Extraordinaire: Duff Goldman
01:10:11

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, challenges one of his Food Network pals and legendary baker, Duff Goldman, to name 5 people from baking history who deserved to be raised to the Eat My Globe Culinary pantheon. Inevitably, Duff being Duff and Simon being Simon, they head off on some fun tangents.

 

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Jun 21, 2021
Some Like it Hot: The History of Chili Peppers & Hot Sauce
49:54

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, looks at the history of hot sauce and their key component, chili. It is a journey that takes us around the world from the Americas, Europe, West Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and back to the Americas. All as people search for something spicy to add to their diets. It’s an ingredient that tells us as much about cultural identity as taste.

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Jun 14, 2021
Interview with Renowned Historian & UCLA Department of History Chair, Dr. Carla Pestana, on the Columbian Exchange
55:13

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, discusses the notion formulated by Alfred. W. Crosby, that of “The Columbian Exchange,” with Dr. Carla Pestana, the Department

Chair of the UCLA Department of History. This movement of goods, people, technology and disease between Europe and the colonized world helped create the world we live in today.

Make sure to tune in, and follow and support us on:

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Jun 07, 2021
The History of 2 Great Food Inventions: Silverware & the Refrigerator
51:37

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, looks at the history of not one but two inventions that we very much take for granted today: Silverware and Refrigeration. It would be hard to imagine eating being the same without either of these inventions, but the arrival of both is relatively recent and both provide a fascinating history.

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May 31, 2021
Interview with Street Gourmet Expert and James Beard Award Winning Writer, Bill Esparza
01:07:40

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, challenges James Beard Award winning writer and creator of the Street Gourmet LA website to name 5 people to be elevated to the Eat My Globe Culinary Pantheon. It’s an eclectic mix gleaned from Bill’s impeccable knowledge of the cuisine of the Americas.

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May 24, 2021
The History of Brandy: “He Who Aspires to be a Hero Must Drink Brandy”
46:32

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar looks at the history of one of his favorite spirits, Brandy. He will look at its origins involving the French and the Dutch, its production and growth in popularity around the world in the 18th and 19th centuries, and its recent “rediscovery” by a new audience looking for an alternative to Scotch and Bourbon.

So,make sure to follow and support us on:

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May 17, 2021
Interview with Renowned Weight Loss Surgeon, Dr. Terry Simpson
54:58
In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, discusses the history of diet and weight loss with renowned weight loss surgeon, Dr. Terry Simpson.
They discuss some of the weirdest diets he has encountered in his research and the impact of the weight loss trend on gender and aesthetical trends.
 
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May 10, 2021
The History of Dieting and Weight Loss: "Gluttony Destroys More Men than the Sword"
52:30

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, looks at the history of a genuinely controversial subject - that of weight loss and dieting. It is a subject that has concerned humans for centuries, both for aesthetic and medical reasons. It is a subject that has revealed gender differences and provided some of the oddest medical claims of all.

So,make sure to follow and support us on:

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May 03, 2021
Peace with its Leaves and Joy with its Golden Oil”: The History of Olives & Olive Oil
43:12

In this next episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, examines the remarkable history of an ingredient that is now a staple in almost every household. Olive oil has long been revered, but often as a fuel and for religious purposes as much as for food. This is a fun episode that will show where olives and olive oil first originated and how olive oil has become part of our everyday life.

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Apr 26, 2021
Season 6 Coming Soon!
01:14

Season 6 is coming soon! Hear here on April 26th, 2021!

Listen up as Creator and Host Simon Majumdar tells you what's on for the next batch of episodes!

Apr 17, 2021
4 Women in Food History to Remember
52:10

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, turns his attention to four women who may not be the most widely remembered, but whose contribution to food history is incalculable. From a woman without whom we might not have gin, to the author of the first known cookbook by an African American woman.

So if you want to know about the origins of distillation, why the author of one of the biggest selling cookbooks of all time died almost penniless, how a recently-discovered cookbook changed what we know about African American cookery, and why mothers ruled French cooking, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

 

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Dec 14, 2020
Spicy: The History of Spices and the Spice Trade
53:43

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, turns his attention to the routes between the East and the West that brought spices and other "exotic" ingredients to medieval tables, as he discovers the history of the Spice Roads and the key spices that travelled along them.

So if you want to know how spices were first used in the ancient world, why pepper was known as “black gold,” and why wars were fought over nutmeg, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Dec 07, 2020
Interview with Legendary Bartender, Sother Teague
01:09:03

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, interviews Sother Teague, legendary mixologist and author of the terrific book, “I’m Just Here for the Drinks.” Along the way, Simon challenges Sother to name five people from bar history who may have contributed to food history in a way we might not have thought of. It’s a wide-ranging discussion and there are some fun arguments. So don’t miss the next episode of Eat My Globe.

 

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Nov 30, 2020
The Q&A Episode
58:36

Have you ever wondered how an episode of Eat My Globe is put together? Or, do you have questions about our host, Simon or his passion for food history? Or, do you have a question about where a particular food or cooking style originated? Then this is the episode for you. Simon responds to questions that have been put to him by our many listeners on social media. So listen in to find out more about what makes Simon and the Eat My Globe team tick.

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Nov 23, 2020
5 Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know Came From Los Angeles (Er, Or Thereabouts)
48:26

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, focuses on his home city, Los Angeles, and shares 5 things you didn’t know you didn’t know originated in the City of Angels (or thereabouts) – from one of the greatest sandwiches in the world, to a famous cocktail, to a hot sauce that most people believe is made in South East Asia.

So if you want to know about the origins of the French Dip, why we need to say “thanks L.A.” for the Sriracha Rooster Sauce, and why three poor purchasing decisions led to a famous cocktail, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Nov 16, 2020
Keep Korma and Curry On: The History of Curry Part II – How Curry Conquered the World
42:33

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares the second in a two-part series on things you didn’t know you didn’t know about the history of curry. In this episode, Simon looks at how curry began to spread around the world.

So if you want to know about the origins of curry goat, the origin of the word “indentured,” and why an Indian chef was one of the first celebrity chefs in the United States of America, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Nov 09, 2020
Keep Korma and Curry On: The History of Curry Part I – From India to the Curry Houses of Great Britain
57:18

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares the first in a two-part series on things you didn’t know you didn’t know about the history of curry. Forged in India, and distributed by the British, curry has formed its own identity outside of the cuisine of its Indian origins.

So if you want to know about the origins of your favorite curry recipes, who opened the first Indian restaurant in London, or why the term “Ruby” means curry in Britain, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Nov 02, 2020
Interview with the Creator & Host of “Tasting History,” Max Miller
01:01:55

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, interviews Max Miller, a fellow food history enthusiast, who has created the excellent YouTube series “Tasting History,” which looks at recreating recipes from some well-known (and not so well-known) cookbooks from history. Simon challenges Max to come up with five cookbooks that need to be brought back in to the culinary cookbook pantheon. It’s a really fun discussion. So don’t miss the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Oct 26, 2020
Plaice and Thyme: The History of the Cookbook
50:45

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares things you didn’t know you didn’t know about the history of the cookbook from the earliest written recipes to the beginning of the 20th century.

So, if you want to know what was the first written recipe ever yet discovered, the daily eating habits of Medieval Europe, and about how the writer of one of the biggest selling cookery books of all time died penniless, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Oct 19, 2020
“Not Despised at the Best Tables:” The History of Caviar
43:38

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares things you didn’t know you didn’t know about one of what he calls the “lexicon of luxury.” Along with Champagne, truffles, and lobster, caviar has become an ingredient that speaks of indulgence and opulence. However, that was not the case for all of its long and fascinating history.

So if you want to know why a Russian Tsar insisted his taxes be paid in caviar, why improvements in shipping made caviar a luxury, and why 19th century American bars used to give away caviar sandwiches for free, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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Oct 12, 2020
I Came, I Saw, I Ate: Dining in the Roman Republic & the Roman Empire
37:10

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares things you didn’t know you didn’t know about the daily dining habits of the citizens of one of the ancient world’s greatest civilizations, Ancient Rome. We might think of the meals of Ancient Rome, being indulgent affairs filled with the finest delicacies from around the known world. And, while that may have been the case for some, it was certainly not the case for all. So, if you want to know what dinner time looked like to a Roman senator, a plebeian, a soldier, a gladiator or a slave, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

 

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Oct 05, 2020
Season 5 Coming Soon!
56

Once again, Simon Majumdar works and winds his way in and out  of everything food during Season 5 of the Eat My Globe podcast, 'Things You Didn't Know, You Didn't Know About Food."

This season is chock full of stories of adventure, intrigue and downright delicious anecdotes of the very ingredients we pile on our plates today - so get ready for some serious ear binging as we drop Season 5 starting October 5th, 2020.

Sep 23, 2020
PORK-TA-CULAR: THE HISTORY OF PORK
41:13

In this episode our host, Simon Majumdar, shares things you didn’t know you didn’t know about one of the most consumed proteins in the world, Pork. It is a protein that that has been part of the human diet even before we began to domesticate animals, and it is beloved in certain cuisines.

And yet, it is also a protein that is precluded from the diet of people who hold particular religious beliefs. So, if you want to know why pork is so popular and yet so polarizing, come and join us on the next episode of Eat My Globe.

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May 11, 2020
An Interview with Yale Professor and Author Paul Freedman on “American Cuisine and How It Got This Way”
40:49

In this episode our host, Simon Majumdar, interviews his friend, Yale Professor Paul Freedman about his latest book, “American Cuisine and How it Got This Way.” During the interview, they discuss the 200-year development of cuisine in America and how it became the melting pot of ideas that it is today. It’s a fun conversation that will change the way you look at the way we eat in the United States.

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May 04, 2020
The Slayer of Monsters: The History of Garlic
33:55

In this episode our host, Simon Majumdar, shares things you didn’t know you didn’t know about that most polarising of ingredients, garlic. It is an ingredient that fuelled the building of the pyramids and was later believed to help ward off the plague. And yet, it was also an ingredient whose smell could have you refused entry to ancient temples and received withering words from the great bard, William Shakespeare himself. So come with us and find out the true history of garlic.

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Apr 27, 2020
Sherry: An Interview with Author and Spirits and Cocktail Expert, Derek Brown
41:21

Sherry is one of our host, Simon Majumdar’s, favorite drinks, but it is often misunderstood. In this very special interview episode, Simon shares his passion for these unique wines from Derek Brown, famed bartender and author of the excellent Spirit, Sugar, Waters, Bitters. Derek explains the history and styles of sherry and how you should best pair them with food and incorporate them in cocktails.

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Apr 20, 2020
'Come Quickly! I am Drinking the Stars!' The History of Champagne
42:54

In this episode our host, Simon Majumdar, shares things you didn’t know you didn’t know about one of the world’s most truly luxurious indulgences, Champagne. This finest of fine wines has a remarkable history from its humble roots in the monasteries of France, to its present day representation of all that is joyous about eating and drinking. But, not all of the tales you hear about its creation are true. So come with us and find out the true history of Champagne.

 

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Apr 13, 2020
An Interview with Award Winning Filmmaker and Restaurateur, Ken Burns
01:00:27

The late historian Stephen Ambrose said that “more historians get their history from Ken Burns than any other source.” So, you just know that he is going to have an interesting perspective on food history. In this episode, our host Simon Majumdar, adds a big tick to his bucket list and goes to visit Ken Burns in his own restaurant in New Hampshire. There they talk about film making, food history and how the two relate.

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Dec 23, 2019
5 Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About... Truffles
20:59

Truffles are truly one of the great ingredients on any fine dining menu. In this episode, our host, Simon Majumdar shares “five things you didn’t know you didn’t know about” truffles. This episode includes a look at how this fungus become such a prized ingredient, how it is harvested, and why every food critic loathes truffle oil.

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Dec 16, 2019
An Interview with Philippine Gourmand, Claude Tayag
31:09

In this very special episode of Eat My Globe, we are very fortunate to be joined by one of the truly great artists of the Philippines. Claude Tayag is not only a respected artist and architect, but is also recognized as a one of the country's great gourmands. His famed restaurant, the "Bale Dutung" is a must visit on any trip to the country, and his knowledge of the history of this underrated cuisine is hard to beat. (Disclosure: our meal was complimentary.)

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Dec 09, 2019
White Gold: The History of Sugar
41:09

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar delves back into the often dark history of sugar, from the first cultivation of sugar canes to the current development of natural sugar alternatives. It is an history that is in great part responsible for the rapid development of the international slave trade, and one that takes in Indian Kings, Crusaders, a Pope, and a Moravian housewife who cut her finger while chopping sugar. 

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Dec 02, 2019
An Interview with Plimoth Plantation Culinary Historians, Kathleen Wall, Kerri Helme, Alex Cervenak
57:54

The Plimoth Plantation Living Museum is one of New England’s most popular tourist attractions, and there is no better place to find out about the living conditions of the early colonists and the Wampanoag tribes they co-habited with. In this episode, our host Simon Majumdar revisits the museum to speak with their culinary historians and members of the Wampanoag community.

(FYI - The recording isn't up to our usual standards, thanks for understanding.)

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Nov 25, 2019
An Interview with Legendary Food Educator, Food Network Personality and Host of “Good Eats: The Return,” Alton Brown
52:47

In this very special episode of Eat My Globe, our host challenges his good friend and culinary legend, Alton Brown (Good Eats the Return) to propose five forgotten food heroes. It’s a very lively discussion with no quarter given. But, as always it will probably end with a martini or three.

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Nov 18, 2019
The History of Lobster
24:55

From an ingredient that was once dismissed as “the cockroach of the sea,” lobster has now become part of what our host, Simon Majumdar describes as the “lexicon of luxury.” But how did this now prized seafood go from being so disparaged to so sought after? How was it used in historical recipes, and how true is it that servants complained that they were forced to eat it too often? Tune in now to find out.

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Nov 11, 2019
An Interview With Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador, John Cashman
41:48

On a recent visit to the Republic of Ireland, our host, Simon Majumdar took a bus from Dublin to the town of Kilbeggan to visit its historic distillery and to speak with the Brand Ambassador of Kilbeggan Whiskey, John Cashman.

In an interview that was accompanied by some very delicious whiskey, they chatted not only about the unique history of this distillery, but about the joys of Irish whiskey in general.

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Nov 04, 2019
A Wee Dram: 5 Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About The History of Scotch Whisky
37:30

Our host, Simon Majumdar, is a particular fan of the whiskies of Scotland. So much so that he actually spent time on the island of Islay learning how to make it. In this episode, he shares “5 things you didn’t know you didn’t know about” the finest distilled spirit in the world, including the origins of the name, the differences in styles of Scotch Whisky and some of its most famous drinkers.

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Oct 28, 2019
"The Most Important Meal of the Day": The History of Breakfast Cereals
30:33

Listeners might be surprised to know that the thought that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” is a very recent one. In fact, in history the earliest meal was often seen as a minor one and even a sinful one. In this episode, our host, Simon Majumdar follows the history of breakfast and discovers the origins of breakfast cereals. 

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Oct 21, 2019
The History of Coffee: "Queen Among the Beverages of Domestic Life"
39:51

Our host, Simon Majumdar, may not be able to drink the stuff, but he knows that he is in a minority and that it is one of the most popular beverages in the world. It also has a history as dark, rich and sometimes as bitter as the liquid the ground coffee beans make when mixed with hot water. In this episode, Simon will follow the history of coffee from its origins in Ethiopia to the ubiquitous gourmet coffee stores of today.

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Oct 14, 2019
5 Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About... PASTA
16:35

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, shares “5 things you didn’t know you didn’t know” about one of the world’s most popular foods -- pasta -- including its origins, the “myth of Marco Polo,” how it reached America, and who consumes the most (you may be surprised).

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Oct 07, 2019
Season 3 Is Almost Here
01:52

Simon Majumdar is back.

Get ready to delve into a whole new season of Eat My Globe!

Season 3 is packed with loads of new stories, historical food facts and some very well known guests.

It all starts October 7th, 2019!

 

Sep 23, 2019
King of Chefs & Chef of Kings: The Story and Impact of Georges Auguste Escoffier
34:56

Very few individuals can claim to have had as much impact on the way we eat today (in the West, at least) as George Auguste Escoffier. During his life he redefined the way kitchens worked and the style in which food was presented to diners. He also created thousands of dishes and wrote books that are still considered culinary bibles today. Behind the scenes however, he led a life that was often much darker than his public persona. This episode of Eat My Globe will look at the life and works of the greatest chef of them all.

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May 27, 2019
Pho Real: The History of Pho
30:21

The world of food is filled with many examples that show how cultures can combine to created new dishes, and indeed whole new cuisines.

A recent trip to Vietnam proved to confirm that while this splendid country has retained a passion for its own traditional cuisine, the influence of French imperialists has also had a profound impact.

One example is the increasingly popular noodle soup, Pho.

In this episode, we look at how this soup came to be and how it went from being a local specialty in the north of the country to being one of the most popular soups in the world.

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May 20, 2019
Beer: An Interview with the Smithsonian’s Curator of Brewing History, Theresa McCulla
32:14

Apart from water, beer is arguably the oldest beverage in the world. Its glorious history dates back at least 18,000 years ago and continues through Ancient Egypt, medieval Europe, the American revolution and points in between.

In this very special episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, interviews the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Brewing History Curator Theresa McCulla. Simon and Theresa will discuss the fascinating history of beer.

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May 13, 2019
“The Holy Libation of Sincerity”: The History of Beer
45:33

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, explores the glorious history of, arguably, the world’s oldest beverage apart from water: beer. The journey starts 18,000 years ago and continues through Ancient Egypt, medieval Europe, the American revolution, and points in between.

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May 06, 2019
The Soul of Cooking: The History of Beef – Part 2
30:37

In part 2 of this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, continues his exploration of the origins of a main ingredient seen in most restaurants around the world: beef.

His journey of tracing the history of beef continues to the New World and how cattle inspired technological inventions not just in the food industry but also in other industries, such as in transportation.

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Apr 29, 2019
The Soul of Cooking: The History of Beef – Part I
26:39

In part I of this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, traces the history of beef, a main ingredient seen in most restaurants around the world.

It will take him on a journey starting with how cattle first became domesticated and how it started to appear on dining tables of early civilizations.

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Apr 22, 2019
Milk's Leap Towards Immortality: The History of Cheese
34:19

In this latest episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, discusses the History of Cheese. He will trace the journey of how this fermented milk product became one of the world’s favorite dining staples – from the Neolithic era, to Classical Greece, to the Roman Empire, to the Pilgrims on the Mayflower and to your table.

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Apr 15, 2019
The History of Chocolate: An Interview with UCLA History Professor, Teofilo Ruiz
32:03

Chocolate has become such an everyday part of our lives that it’s hard to believe that it has a long, complicated and often dark history stretching back to the 15th Century.

 

In this special episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, interviews UCLA Department of History Professor Teofilo Ruiz. Simon and Professor Ruiz will discuss some of the impacts that followed the introduction of chocolate to the Old World.

 

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Apr 08, 2019
The History of Chocolate
44:23

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, takes us on a journey to explore the history of chocolate.

Chocolate has become such an everyday part of our lives that it’s hard to believe that it has a long, complicated and often dark history stretching back to the 15th Century.

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New episodes every Monday!

Apr 01, 2019
Season 2 Coming Soon!
02:33

Simon Majumdar teases what's coming up April 1st on Season 2 of Eat My Globe: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Food!

(There may be a few bloopers or 7 on here too!)

Mar 11, 2019
Simon Majumdar Interviews UCLA Department of History Professor Stephen Aron
17:58

A very special interview of UCLA Department of History Professor Stephen Aron. The interview covers, among others, the UCLA Convivium dinners, the importance of food history, and how the Eat My Globe and UCLA collaboration came about.

 

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Feb 11, 2019
“10 Restaurants That Changed America” An Interview with Author Paul Freedman
37:56

A very special interview of Yale Professor Paul Freedman, author of “10 Restaurants That Changed America.” The interview covers, among others, the origins of restaurants in America, and the history of the 10 chosen restaurants and some of their classic dishes.  

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Dec 10, 2018
Part 2 From Consommé to Cabin Biscuits: Dining on the Titanic
28:21

So much has been written about the Titanic and its fate in the icy waters of the North Atlantic, that it might be hard to say anything new.

However, in these two episodes, our host, Simon Majumdar, will look not only at the history of the ship itself, but at what the food served to passengers in each of the classes carried onboard can tell us about society and the way people ate at the time.

So make sure to follow along every week and follow us on:

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Nov 19, 2018
From Consommé to Cabin Biscuits: Dining on the Titanic
27:51

So much has been written about the Titanic and its fate in the icy waters of the North Atlantic, that it might be hard to say anything new.

However, in these two episodes, our host, Simon Majumdar, will look not only at the history of the ship itself, but at what the food served to passengers in each of the classes carried onboard can tell us about society and the way people ate at the time.

If you enjoy these shows, do let us know and feel free to leave a comment, we'd love to hear from you.

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Nov 12, 2018
The Agony of the Leaves: The History of Tea
35:08

Without his morning cup of tea – and a number more throughout the day – our host, Simon Majumdar, simply wouldn’t be able to function. And, he is not alone as, with the exception of water, tea is the most popular drink on earth.

Tea has certainly had a fascinating history and Simon will follow it from its origins as a Chinese medicine, through its time as key element in Japanese ritual, through the opium Wars and to the greatest culinary espionage story of all time.

And if you enjoy these shows, please don't forget to leave a comment here and rate us! We'd love to hear from you.

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Nov 05, 2018
Spamtastic: The History of SPAM®
38:40

It is hard to think of another ingredient that falls so firmly into the “you either love it or you hate it” category than SPAM®. It’s an ingredient that owes its existence in part to the French revolution, and its incredible success to the Second World War. 

 

In this episode, our host, Simon Majumdar, follows the history of SPAM® back to the origins of food preservation and right up to its resurgence in popularity as it hits its 80th Anniversary.

 

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Oct 29, 2018
The History of Sushi: A Quest for Speed
25:11

Sushi has grown from being a subsection of Japanese cuisine to being perhaps Japan’s most famous global export. It is now a huge business and is sold in outlets ranging from fine dining establishments to convenience stores. Quite a story for a dish that was originally created to preserve fish before refrigeration. 

 

In this episode, our host, Simon Majumdar, follows the path of sushi’s rise from the origins of preservation in the Mekong to its arrival in the West. Oh, and he even looks at the thorny issue of who invented the California Roll.

 

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Oct 22, 2018
Mother’s Ruin: The History of Gin
43:25

Simon Majumdar has often described his life as a “shallow search for the perfect Martini.” And he is not alone as Gin has become fashionable again and is now one of the most drunk spirits in the world. 

But, the fascinating history of Gin has seen it travel from medieval Italy, through the Low Countries of the Netherlands and then to Great Britain, where it became the ruin of the lower classes. 

In this episode, Simon will see how Gin became “Mother’s Ruin” and its road back to respectability.

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Oct 15, 2018
The History of the Sandwich
30:45

Over 300 million sandwiches are eaten every day in the United States alone. Add that to those consumed around the rest of the world and it’s hard to deny that the sandwich is THE portable snack of choice. 

In this episode, our host, Simon Majumdar, will look at the origins of the sandwich, how its name was derived, and how it became so popular around the globe.

So make sure to follow along every week and subscribe!

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Oct 08, 2018
The Good Companions: The True Story of Fish and Chips
33:56

In this episode, Simon Majumdar, examines the history of his favorite dish of all time, Fish & Chips.

It will take him on a journey to the times of the Ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Aztecs, Medieval Europe, the Seven Years War and Dickensian London. He will also bring in some of history’s most well known (Louis XIV, Charles Dickens, Thomas Jefferson and Frederick The Great) and lesser known (Oppian, Jose de Acosta and Mrs. “Granny” Duce) characters. It will be quite a journey for something that used to be sold in yesterday’s newspaper.

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Oct 01, 2018
Introduction to Eat My Globe
05:58

Simon Majumdar welcomes you to the “Eat My Globe: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Food” podcast.

Simon explains that over the course of his show, he shall be examining some of the great stories 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.

So make sure to follow along every week and subscribe!

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