Booktalk: Writer Taras Grescoe’s “The Lost Supper. Searching for the Future of Food in the Flavors of the Past”

Host Diana Korte speaks with journalist Taras Grescoe, author of “THE LOST SUPPER“.

His 8th book explores an understanding that is quickly spreading among chefs, food producers, and scientists: that the key to sustainable eating lies not in looking forward, but in looking back to the foods—many of them forgotten or on the verge of extinction—that have sustained us through our half-million year existence as a species.

Grescoe is a widely read commentator on the interplay of food, travel, and the environment. His journalism has been published in many newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Guardian, and National Geographic.

Tune in for details about the insects that fueled the diet of the Aztecs, the value of farmhouse cheese, and how to start your own journey to enjoy the food varieties of the past.

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Top authors are interviewed on this program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. Hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, Booktalk has been in production for over 20 years.




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