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Michael Twitty’s ‘Koshersoul,’ Rosca de Reyes from Atticus Bakery, and natural wines to try

Chef Plum and co-host Tagan Engel of The Table Underground head to Atticus Bakery in New Haven to delight in a warm Rosca de Reyes. Baker Selene Tepatzi is our guide to the traditional Mexican bread made to celebrate Three Kings Day. Later, Chef Plum and Tagan toast to friendship with Ony Obiocha and Adam Bitker and learn some basics about natural wine. You’ll also hear Tagan’s conversation with culinary historian Michael Twitty about his book, Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew.


Featured Recipes:
Michael Twitty’s Akaras (Black-eyed Pea Fritters)
Tagan Engel’s Ultimate Latke Recipe

Featured Wines:
Anima Mundi Gres: White sparkling wine from Catalunya, made from Macabeo and Xarel-lo grapes. (around $25)
Gustavo Riffo Pipeño: Red wine from Chile, made from a varietal called Pais. (around $18-$20)
Non: Salted Raspberry & Chamomile

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Tagan Engel

Special mention: Chef Plum contributed a recipe to Volume 4 of the “Cook with Jacques Pépin & Friends” series, supporting community-based culinary training programs through the Jacques Pépin Foundation.

This show was produced by Robyn Doyon-Aitken, Catie Talarski, Emily Charash and Katrice Claudio.

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Robyn is the host and senior producer of Seasoned.
Host of Seasoned and Restaurant Road Trip.
Tagan Engel is a producer/contributor and guest co-host of Seasoned. She is the founder of The Table Underground radio show, podcast, and website, and is a social justice organizer and trained chef.
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.
Emily Charash is a podcast producer for Seasoned and Disrupted. She also produces branded podcasts for museums, cultural institutions, and businesses. Emily grew up in Newtown, Connecticut and loves UCONN women’s basketball!
Katrice Claudio is a producer of Seasoned.
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