International; FOTE 2019; Slow Fermentation Vinegars; Sicilian Capers; Brazilian Exotics

JP McMahon, Symposium Director, FOTE 2019, Galway Ireland, October 21-22,; Harry Rosenbloom, Brooklyn Kitchen, O-Med, Slow Fermentation Vinegars,; Beatrice Ughi, Gustiamo, Bronx, Capers from Pantellaria Italy,; Fernando Sophr, Apex-Brasil, Brasilia,, Agricultural Products.


Three Very Different Cookbooks Describe New Ways to Work with Spices to create Exciting New Tastes

Yaniv Cohen, The Spice Detective, Restaurant Jaffa, Miami FL,, My Spiced Kitchen: A Middle Eastern Cookbook; Raquel Pelzel, Cookbook Author and TV Personality,, Brooklyn, Umami Bomb: 75 Vegetarian Recipes that Explode with Flavor; Gemma Stafford, Los Angeles,, TV Chef, Bigger Bolder Baking: a Fearless Approach to Baking Anytime, Anywhere

Cheese and More Cheese, from West and Mid-West; The Queen of Mid-West Cuisine-her story

David Gremmels , Rogue Creamery, Central Point OR, ; Sid Cook, Carr Valley Cheese, La Valle WI,; Iliana Regan, Restaurants – Elizabeth and Kitsume, Chicago, Milkweed Inn MI,, Burn the Place: A Memoir.    



Cheese and More Cheese, from West and Mid-West; The Queen of Mid-West Cuisine-her story


Nibbles and Snacks; Effie’s Homemade; Argentine Alfajores; Frozen Flatbreads; Broccoli Crust Pizza

Irene Costello and Joan MacIsaac, Inventors, Effie’s Homemade Crackers, Hyde Park MA,; Andreas Ozzuna, Wooden Table Baking – Alfajores – Argentine Style Cookies, Oakland CA,; Warren Stoll, Kontos Artisan Bakery, Hand-Stretched Flatbreads,, Paterson NJ; Anthony Spinato, Spinatos Fine Foods, Frozen Pizzas and Pasta Sauces, including Primavera Broccoli Crust, Phoenix AZ,


German Cookware now in USA, Classic Kitchen Design 1940-70, A Fine Restaurant Garden in Pgh

Chris Robason, Managing Director, Fissler USA – Souspreme Multi-Pot, Adamant Fry Pan,, Idar-Oberstein, Germany; Sarah Archer,, Philadelphia, The Midcentury Kitchen: America's Favorite Room, from Workspace to Dreamscape, 1940s-1970s; Chris Frangiadis, Chef-Patron, Spork, Pittsburgh,, Spork Garden & Vegetarian Tasting Menu.

Savory a Bit Sweet; Spice Blends from 1860s; Inspired by Gran; Delhi not Deli; Maple Amok in VT

Eudell Watts IV, Old Arthur’s BBQ Sauces and Rubs, first made in 1860s, Chicago,; Charlie McKenna, Lillie's Q, Southern Rubs, Marinades & Sauces, Restaurants in Chicago. ; Chitra Agrawal, Brooklyn Delhi, Indian Inspired Sauces and Pickles,; Laura Sorkin, Runamok Maple Syrups, Fairfax VT,<

Italian-inspired Plates+Platters, Sicilian Products from Bonolio, Neapolitan Pizzas in USA

Focus on Italy: Stacy Adimando, Executive Editor Saveur, Brooklyn,, Piatti: Plates and Platters for sharing inspired by Italy; Salvatore Russo-Tiesi, GM, Bono USA – Bono Sicilian Products including EVOO,, Fairfield NJ; Edouard Freda, Talia di Napoli, Genuine Neapolitan Pizza available to USA-nationwide,, Naples Italy and NYC.


Love Chickpeas & Hummus? Here’s a whole episode dedicated to this Versatile Bean. Then and now

Dan Alexander, ; Creative Graphic Designer/Philosopher, Paris, Dordogne & Tel Aviv, Hummus; Jesse Wolfe, Founder/CEO, O’Dang Hummus Dips. Marinades & Salad Dressings, Orlando FL

Top Chocolate from a 6 SOFI Winner, from Switzerland via KC-MO. Fine Ice-Cream Recipes from UK

How Sweet It Is: Tom Rogan, Founder & Head Chocolate Maker, Goodnow Farms, Sudbury MA,; Rene Bollier. Andre's Chocolates, Kansas City MO,; Chow Mezger, Jude’s Ice Cream., Jude’s Ice Cream & Desserts: Scoops, Bakes, Shakes and Sauces.


Veggies!:Abra Berens, Chef-Farmer; Hetty McKinnon, Peddler Journal; Andy Reichgut, Vegs Made Great

An Episode dedicated to Veggies!:Abra Berens, Chef-Farmer; Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables; Hetty McKinnon, PeddlerJournal, Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food To Nourish Everyday; Andy Reichgut, Veggies Made Great, (Garden Lite's) Frozen Frittata Line

RIP Leah Chase; US Entry to SA Wine Cup; 412 Food Rescue Kitchen; Cookbook Tribute to Immigrants

Leah Chase. NOLA, Queen of Creole Cuisine, passes at age 98; Adam Knoerzer, USA National Winner, South African Wine Cup, Sommelier at Palate Partners, Pittsburgh,,  ; Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue’s Pittsburgh Community Kitchen,; Anna Francese Gass,, Heirloom Kitchen.

Patrick Bennett- Port+Madeira; Cameron Hughes-Negociant; Janet Fletcher-CA Wine Country.

Wines with a Difference: Patrick Bennett, Vineyard Brands, Fortified Wines: Port and Madeira, Birmingham AL,;  Cameron Hughes, Negociant-Founder. C H Wine, San Francisco,; Janet Fletcher, Food Writer, Napa CA,, Wine Country Table