Spice Bags | Food Fight

Everyone loves a food fight. In the wake of the recent Alison Roman-Chrissy Teigen dustup, Spice Bags take a look at some of our favourite culinary squabbles, which range from delightfully entertaining to downright nasty. Also we salute…

Spice Bags | Ridiculous Books for Cooks

While everyone's become a pioneer wife, turning to the cookbooks that teach pantry cooking and parsimony, in this episode we celebrate the ridiculous, the aspirational, the esoteric, and the gloriously dated. From the entertaining menus of …

Spice Bags | Crisps! A Biography

This episode of Spice Bags is all about Ireland's contribution to the world of crisps. For many Irish, the cheese and onion Tayto crisp is the equivalent of Proust's madeleine. As outsiders, Julia, Blanca, and Mei have observed the Tayto…

Spice Bags | Domini Kemp Interview

In this episode of Spice Bags we interview Dublin-based restaurateur, former Irish Times food columnist, and cookbook writer Domini Kemp. “Forty percent of Irish people were eating out twice or three times a week,” says Kemp. Obviously this…