Bananas Foster http://wwno.org en Investigating Deep Culture: Soul Food And The Amazon http://wwno.org/post/investigating-deep-culture-soul-food-and-amazon <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">On this week&#39;s <em>Louisiana Eats!</em>&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">we speak with Adrian Miller about his new book,<strong>&nbsp;</strong><em>Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine,</em></span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;<a href="http://adrianemiller.com/about-the-book/" target="_blank">a self described love-letter</a> to African-American cooks. Adrain traces the history of this particular cuisine and theorizes why it might be in jeopardy.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">And for years the Amazonian rainforest has been in jeopardy. We hear from Louisiana native and&nbsp;ethno-botanist&nbsp;<a href="http://www.theshamansapprentice.com/" target="_blank">Dr. Mark Plotkin</a> about the way it shapes our Louisiana table. Plus</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PurlooNewOrleans" target="_blank">Ryan Hughes</a> also joins the program to discuss an exotic fruit he&#39;s just started working with: Dragon Fruit.</span></p><p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 45802 at http://wwno.org