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A Time and a Plate with Claire Thomas

A Time and a Plate with Claire Thomas

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A Time and a Plate with Claire Thomas
28 min2016 NOV 15
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It might seem impossible to believe that we have a lot in common with a peasant toiling in a medieval field at the turn of the second millennium, or a Venetian pirate as plague rampages through your city’s canals, or a young girl on trial for witchcraft, or a chef who cooked for princes and kings. But here’s the thing, everyone has to eat, and that primal need has been one of the major forces in world history since we gathered around the promethean fire. That’s what we’re exploring in this season’s podcast - how food has shaped who we have become. Super casual, right? One thousand years of history, explored plate first.

Later in the episode we'll chat with Nick Beitcher of Tartine in San Fransisco, CA.