The One Recipe

Minnesota Public Radio

Pretty much everyone who cooks aspires to have a clutch of recipes they can make their own. The one dish that you keep in your back pocket. The one you send to friends, the one you entirely depend on and know it’s going to work every single time. The One Recipe podcast is about building that library, one recipe at a time. Host Jesse Sparks, Senior Editor at Eater talks to chefs and gifted cooks from all over the world about their One and the story behind it. From the team that brought you The Splendid Table at APM Studios. Follow The One Recipe wherever you get podcasts.

Location:

United States

Description:

Pretty much everyone who cooks aspires to have a clutch of recipes they can make their own. The one dish that you keep in your back pocket. The one you send to friends, the one you entirely depend on and know it’s going to work every single time. The One Recipe podcast is about building that library, one recipe at a time. Host Jesse Sparks, Senior Editor at Eater talks to chefs and gifted cooks from all over the world about their One and the story behind it. From the team that brought you The Splendid Table at APM Studios. Follow The One Recipe wherever you get podcasts.

Language:

English


Episodes

45: Yia Vang’s Whole Roasted Fish Wrapped In Banana Leaves

1/31/2023
Yia Vang joins Jesse this week to talk about the ethos of Hmong cuisine, childhood evenings spent fishing with his dad, and his One: Whole Roasted Fish Wrapped In Banana Leaves. Yia Vang is a chef, video host, and the owner of Vinai and Union Hmong Kitchen, in Minneapolis. You can follow him on Instagram @yiavang70. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:16:04

44: Pati Jinich’s Fideo Seco A Los Tres Chiles

1/24/2023
Pati Jinich might not be the world’s best driver… but she is one of its most enthusiastic. She talks to Jesse about why you shouldn’t be afraid to change careers, what gives her her cooking edge, and her One: Fideo Seco A Los Tres Chiles. Pati Jinich is a James Beard Award-winning television host and cookbook author. You can follow her on Instagram @patijinich. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:16:49

43: Andrea Nguyen’s Nuoc Cham

1/17/2023
Andrea Nguyen sits down with Jesse this week to talk about learning to cook as a child in Vietnam, and the dish she has been perfecting ever since: Vietnamese dipping sauce, Nuoc Cham. Andrea Nguyen is an award-winning cookbook author, podcast host, and freelance writer. You can follow her on Instagram @andreanguyen88 and keep up with her blog at Vietworldkitchen.com Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:18:07

42: George McCalman’s Fried Jacks

1/10/2023
George McCalman joins Jesse this week to talk about how he became a designer, why he doesn’t really care for recipes, and his One: Fried Jacks. George McCalman is an author, designer, and the founder of McCalman.Co. His latest book is Illustrated Black History. You can follow him on Instagram @mccalmanco. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:19:32

41: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Brown Sugar Meringue Roulade With Burnt Honey Apples

1/3/2023
Yotam Ottolenghi sits down with Jesse this week to talk about what he’ll do for work when he’s done with food, what it’s like cooking with his two boys, and his One: Brown Sugar Meringue Roulade With Burnt Honey Apples. Yotam Ottolenghi is an award-winning chef, father, and cookbook author. You can follow him on Instagram @ottolenghi. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:19:37

23: Soleil Ho’s Scallion Oil, Mở Hành

12/27/2022
Soleil Ho joins Jesse this week to talk about some of their favorite writers, why being an outsider in food media makes them better at their job, and their One: Scallion Oil, Mở Hành that they like to drizzle on, well, everything! Soleil Ho is the San Francisco Chronicle’s restaurant critic, as well as the host of the podcast Extra Spicy. You can follow them on Instagram @soleil_ho and on Twitter @hooleil. Broadcast dates for this episode: August 9, 2022 (originally aired) December 27,...

Duration:00:15:05

40: Aliza Abarbanel, Chanukah, & Joan Nathan’s Latkes

12/20/2022
Food & culture writer Aliza Abarbanel joins Jesse this week to talk about the universal appeal of cake and its unending iterations, Chanukah in the Abarbanel household, and her One: Joan Nathan’s Latkes. Aliza Abarbanel is the co-founder of Cake Zine and a contributing editor at TASTE. You can follow her on Instagram @alizarae. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:16:46

The One Recipe Holiday Special

12/15/2022
We’re celebrating our first-ever Holiday special this week. To kick things off, we talk about the marathon that is the Feast of the Seven Fishes with Carla Lalli Music, author of That Sounds So Good. She walks us through all of her courses and leaves us with her One recipe: The Lalli Family’s Spaghetti and Clams. Then, NYT food writer Eric Kim talks to us about his Nigella Lawson-influenced Christmas dinner spread and his One: Judy’s Empanadas. He’s the author of Korean American: Food That...

Duration:00:51:13

39: Noor Murad’s Green Frittata With Burnt Eggplant & Pomegranate Salsa

12/13/2022
Noor Murad talks to Jesse this week about the time she almost burned down a kitchen, what it’s like teaching the hard lessons she had to be taught, and her One: Green Frittata With Burnt Eggplant & Pomegranate Salsa. Noor Murad is a chef, cookbook author and head of the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen. You can follow her on Instagram @noorishbynoor. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:15:14

38: Claudia Fleming’s Peach & Raspberry Crostata

12/6/2022
Claudia Fleming talks to Jesse this week about being a sports fanatic, her triumphant twenty-one-year return to writing cookbooks, and her One: Peach & Raspberry Crostata. Claudia Fleming is a pastry chef, restaurateur, and the author of two cookbooks: the 2001 cult classic, The Last Course, and her newest, Delectable: Sweet & Savory Baking. You can follow Claudia on Instagram @chefclaudiafleming. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a...

Duration:00:15:07

37: Sarah & Kaitlin Leung’s Shortcut Dan-Dan Noodles

11/29/2022
Sisters Sarah and Kaitlin Leung join Jesse this week. They own up to the fact that they are major plant nerds, reflect on the importance of cooking with–and learning from–your family, and give their One: Shortcut Dan-Dan Noodles. Sarah and Kaitlin Leung are one half of the team behind the blog, and eponymous cookbook, The Woks of Life. You can follow them on Instagram @thewoksoflife. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any...

Duration:00:17:06

36: J. Kenji López-Alt’s Perfectly Hard-Boiled Eggs

11/22/2022
J. Kenji López-Alt joins Jesse this week to discuss his life-long love of Mr. Wizard, food science, and the steps he took to perfect his One: Hard-Boiled Eggs. J. Kenji López-Alt is a chef, cookbook author, video host and food-writer. For more scientifically-minded recipes and content, you can follow him on Instagram @kenjilopezalt or check out his YouTube channel @jkenjilopezalt. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any...

Duration:00:15:59

35: Khushbu Shah’s Yogurt Rice

11/15/2022
Khushbu Shah joins Jesse this week to talk about her upcoming and long-awaited cookbook, how traveling all over the country has changed her tastes, and her tummy-settling One: Yogurt Rice. Khushbu Shah is the Restaurant Editor at Food & Wine Magazine, a food writer, and traveler extraordinaire. You can follow her on Instagram or Twitter @khushandoj. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:14:22

34: Nicole A. Taylor’s Weekend Sweet Potato Hash

11/8/2022
We’re getting two recipes in one this week with Nicole A. Taylor. She talks to Jesse about how she landed the deal for her one-of-a-kind cookbook, why we shouldn’t be so quick to write off dried herbs, and her One: Sweet Potato Hash covered in a seasoning that’s worth its weight in gold. Nicole A. Taylor is food writer, producer, and the author of Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations. You can follow her on Instagram or Twitter @foodculturist. Help...

Duration:00:15:24

33: Paola Velez’ Chocolate Chip Cookie

11/1/2022
Paola Velez joins Jesse this week to talk about why she’s really fun at karaoke parties, how meeting her husband brought her to baking, and her oh-so-comforting One: Chocolate Chip Cookies. Paola Velez is a chef, editorial producer at Food & Wine and co-founder of Bakers Against Racism. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @smallorchids. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:12:25

32: Nik Sharma’s Manchow Soup

10/25/2022
Nik Sharma’s got you covered this fall with his One. He talks to Jesse about how what started off as a kitchen remodel turned into an entire house remodel, his and his father’s love of photography, and his One: Manchow Soup. Nik Sharma is a food writer, cookbook author and recipe developer. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter @abrowntable. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:13:42

31: Melissa Clark’s Roasted Cauliflower & Potatoes With Harissa, Yogurt & Toasted Almonds

10/18/2022
Melissa Clark joins Jesse this week to talk about her decades-long, 40+ cookbooks career, the joy of a sheet-pan dinner, and her One: Roasted Cauliflower & Potatoes With Harissa, Yogurt & Toasted Almonds. Melissa Clark is a food writer, cookbook author, and New York Times columnist. You can follow her on Twitter @melissaclark or Instagram @clarkbar. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:13:38

30: Ham El-Waylly’s Toum

10/11/2022
Ham El-Waylly joins Jesse this week to brag about how much fun he has working with his wife, trace the origins of his globalized palette, and to dote on a recipe that stands above all the rest: Toum. Ham El-Waylly is a chef, restaurateur, and YouTube star. You can follow him on Instagram @hamegram. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring people together, with a donation of any amount today.

Duration:00:14:55

29: Jessie Sheehan’s Epic Devil’s Food Snacking Cake

10/4/2022
Chocolate and marshmallow: Can you name a more iconic duo? (Sorry graham cracker.) This week, Jessie Sheehan joins Jesse Sparks (try not to get confused) to dote on her new pet, celebrate her insatiable sweet tooth, and bless us with her delicious but oh-so-simple One: Devil’s Food Snacking Cake. Jessie Sheehan is a cookbook author, recipe developer and baker extraordinaire. You can follow her on TikTok or Instagram @jessiesheehanbakes. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM...

Duration:00:16:08

28: Ali Slagle’s Soup Mix Stracciatella

9/27/2022
Not sure what to cook in your camper van–or maybe just in your regular kitchen–this week? Ali Slagle’s got you covered. She talks to Jesse about her new cookbook, I Dream of Dinner (So You Don’t Have To), her six-month road trip across the United States, and her One: Soup Mix Stracciatella. Ali Slagle is a recipe developer, New York Times contributor, and cookbook author. You can follow her on Instagram @itsalislagle. Help support The One Recipe, and shows from APM Studios that bring...

Duration:00:15:48