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Plated Art — Is it a Thing?

Wassim Daoud from @Plated.Art joins podcast producer Moirae Choquette for a fireside chat on how his experience in sports, education, and art led him to launch his own business in the culinary space called Plated Art.

Coffee at The Colombian

Coffee culture in Edmonton is changing. Consumers are becoming more conscientious of where their coffee comes from and its taste. So to explore the (local) world of coffee, podcast producer Saveta Cartwright sits down with Santiago, the owner of @TheColombianYEG over a cup of coffee, to talk about the coffee business.

The Art of the Food Instagram

What does it take to be a food influencer? Join podcast producer Melania Antoszko and Queenie from @eatwithqueens for a conversation about what it takes to be a food influencer, the day-to-day behind-the-scenes of running a food Instagram page, and how to take the perfect, mouthwatering food pic.

Haute Couture Dessert

Macarons are a popular dessert choice. What's not to love about them? They're dainty, come in a rainbow of colors and flavours, and have delicious fillings in them. But did you know that they're also naturally gluten-free? So for everyone on a GF diet, this one's for you. You can finally go to a bakery and enjoy a treat with your friends!

The Battle of Baked VS Non-Baked Food

Among all the food and diet trends, there seems to be one that constantly dominates the charts for all ages alike: quick meals. In today’s episode, listen to podcast producer Sophie Cabungcal investigate the validity of these food "hacks" and speak with @momof3yeg about efficiency in the kitchen.

IS flexitarian is the new vegetarian??

Vegan! Vegetarian! Flexitarian! They are becoming more than just buzz words that are finding their way into our social media feeds, as more people are adapting and choosing these alternative lifestyles. Listen to Holly Holt from @SheCooksYEG speak about her background, experience with food, and how she came to launch her plant-based catering business amidst a pandemic.

The Layman's Pastry

From the mythical cinnamon bird to the Pillsbury dough boy to a naming convention kerfuffle, podcast producer Kimberly Gorgichuk takes a look at the history of cinnamon buns and their storied legacy in Edmonton and at the University of Alberta.

Say Peas!

Chatting with Founder, Faaiza Ramji from Field Notes about her Amaro liquor she recently launched made from Alberta peas.

Connecting with our Food with Good Note Community Farm

What is the importance of connecting with your food? Podcast Producer Melania Antoszko invited Maryann Borch from Good Note Community Farm to speak on homesteading and regenerative agriculture. They spoke about her journey to farming, regenerative practices she follows at Good Note Community Farm, and ways that you can learn more about where your food comes from.

What's for Breakfast with That’s Food: CJSR Fundrive 2021

A breakfast sandwich bakeoff, coffee tasting, and breakfast debate? Listen now to our special episode for Fundrive 2021!

The Connection Between Indigenous Cultures and Food

In this week's episode, tune in to learn about the significance of food in Indigenous culture. Podcast producer Simran Pherwani met with Chef Scott Iserhoff, an Indigenous Chef and founder of Pei Pei Chei Ow Catering Company in Edmonton to discuss how Indigenous culture and food are intertwined, and how food can be a way to heal and feel connected to one's roots and culture.

Rating Gluten-Free Cookies in Edmonton

On a gluten-free diet and miss childhood treats like cookies? Join host Saveta Cartwright and her guest AJ Dimas-Lehndorf as they rate gluten-free chocolate chip cookies from around Edmonton.

Aspects of Aspic

Aspics are a dish made by suspending ingredients (usually vegetables) in gelatin. In mid-20th century Western culture, aspics were basically a domestic art form. These days, most people seem to find them horrifying. Join host Katelin Karbonik as she makes a vintage aspic recipe in an attempt to discover what the appeal of gelatin-based salads could possibly be.

Can Nanaimo Bars be Appropriated?

This week's episode discusses culinary appropriation with Dr. Helen Vallianatos, an anthropologist. Podcast producer Saveta Cartwright explores the limits and differences between appropriation, appreciation, and integration. And how does it all connect back to a humble dessert from Nanaimo, BC?

Is Cake Really A Piece of Cake?

Is there a difference between an expensive cake and a cheap cake? Is it just the customization that’s expensive or is there a difference in flavour and quality? Can I make homemade cakes with great flavour without spending a lot of money? Podcast producer Bobby explores all of these questions and much more in today’s episode.

Mushroom 101: Wild and Cultivated

A deep dive into mushroom growing and picking with local Alberta mushroom experts.

Coffee: Fuel for the Machine

It's no secret that drinking coffee is a cultural phenomenon in North America. But why is that, and what does it say about our culture?

Understanding Food Waste and Food Insecurity with Leftovers Foundation

In this episode, Melania Antoszko spoke to Garnet Borch, the Leftovers Foundation Edmonton City Coordinator about food waste, how to minimize it in your household, and the relationship between food redirection organizations and long-term solutions to food insecurity.

Ukrainian Food Canon

What is Ukrainian food? In this episode, podcast producer Katelin Karbonik (a fourth or fifth generation Ukrainian) asks first-generation Ukrainian Christina Strilets about what Ukrainian food is like both here in the Prairie diaspora and back in Ukraine.

All of Your Halloween Questions Answered (FunDrive Edition)

A discussion of the best Halloween candy. The ghosts of Halloween costumes past. This is our yearly fundraising episode - FunDrive 2020. Go to https://www.cjsr.com/2020/10/whats-the-411-on-fundrive-2020/ to see all the sweet, sweet swag available for donors! Link to donate: cjsr.com/donate Text CJSR to 41010 to donate 10$ Thank you so much for supporting local, independent radio and podcasting!

Make it Vegan! How to Veganize Meat

As many of you have noticed, veganism is on the rise. A vegan or plant-based diet excludes all animal products, including meat, dairy, and eggs. In this episode, Maryam Shaheed interviews Martin Flint, a vegan chef who learned his trade at Padmanadi to learn more about how he makes different vegan meats that appeal to even non-vegans.

Farm to Plate: Food Traceability in Alberta

What is traceability and why is it important? In this episode, Melania Antoszko spoke to Hubert Lau, CEO and President of TrustBix on food traceability, the future of food systems, and how you can be more informed on where your food comes from.

How to Eat Healthy for Students

Healthy eating can sound incredibly daunting, especially to those who don’t know where to start. As university students, this can be a struggle on top of balancing an already busy schedule. In this episode, Simran Pherwani interviewed Anissa Armet, a registered dietitian and PhD student at the University of Alberta to talk about tips for students to eat healthier including how to read a nutrition label, meal prep, and make easy and nutritious snacks.

A Perfect Glass of Milk

In this week’s episode, Katelin Karbonik reminisces about an extraordinary batch of pancakes she made in France with her friend Laura and asks Dan Wong, President of the Western Dairy Council, what makes the perfect glass of milk here in Canada?

Fruit in Edmonton: Will It Grow?

The harsh Canadian winter isn’t known to be kind to wildlife. Especially in Edmonton, one of the coldest places in Canada. That's Food producer Ralph Garcia (not known for his gardening knowledge) finds five different kinds of fruits and does some research on how to make them thrive in the frigid climate. Additional music by Lukrembo, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license.

A Burger Story: Jack’s Burger Shack

Burgers are one of the country’s most popular foods, and while there are many options to choose from, some definitely stand out. In today’s episode, Maryam Shaheed interviews Tu Le, the co-owner of Jack’s Burger Shack to learn more about his story, what makes their burgers special, and their plans for the future.

Sunday with Edmontonians with Food

As you may already know, we specialize in telling food stories in Edmonton, Alberta, and we’ve produced a whole series of podcast episodes in the first season. But in this season, That's Food producer Sophia Yang tried something different, and technically a tricky way of storytelling. As someone who works in the food industry in this extraordinary time, Sophia is a hundred percent sure things have changed in our food scene. In this episode, Sophia goes on the streets and interview random Edmontonians who have something to do with food and check on how they’re doing. (Oh, and don’t worry, she's been wearing a mask and kept perfect social distancing the whole time.)

Best Donuts in Edmonton

Melania Antoszko went on a journey to find the best donuts in Edmonton. She went to Bliss Baked Goods, Safeway, Take 5, Ohana Donuterie and Italian Bakery. Keep listening to find out which one was crowned as the best donut in Edmonton. If we missed your favourite, please send it to us at thatsfood@cjsr.com or DM us on Instagram at thatsfoodcjsr.

Season 2 Official Trailer

Did we just make a whole season all of the sudden?? (Not really. It took us the whole summer.) That's Food is coming back with nine regular episodes, and will be dropping one episode every Monday starting August 31st. Take a bite on our trailer and stay tuned!

Quarantine Special: Baking Successes and Fails

Quarantine has really made everyone get their baking hats on and create some mouthwatering masterpieces (Great Canadian Baking show please take us!). But what about the crazy baking fails that no one shares? In this episode, Simran Pherwani interviewed 9 UofA students about the most extravagant thing they baked during quarantine as well as their most hilarious baking fail. Listen to hear their incredible stories!

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