Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg returned for their last day of hosting "Cooking Today" and were joined by wine columnist and author, Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave, and legendary restaurant critic, Gael Greene.
Gael, who is also the author and co-founder of Citymeals-on-Wheels, has had an incredibly successful career as a writer in the food and restaurant industry, and spoke with Karen and Andrew about her distinctive writing style and experience reviewing restaurants. Rather than approaching her reviews as a trained food authority, she explained that she writes as a passionate eater. Starting at New York Magazine in 1968, Gael can still be found today critiquing restaurants on her website. In addition to her successful career in the culinary industry, Gael is also well known for her erotic novels and sex guide, which have all recently been re-published for Ebooks. When asked by Karen about the relationship between sex and food and wine, Gael explained that the same senses used to enjoy food are also the ones we use to make love.
In today's "What's on Tap?" segment, Karen and Andrew welcomed wine columnist and friend Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave. They spoke about their recent trip to France and explained that in "the old world" wines are referred to by the place the grapes are grown in. Baroness de Borchgrave shared with Karen and Andrew three wines from the Loire Valley and Burgundy region of France, which is just a quick two hour drive from the airport in Paris! To bring out the flavor of the wines, Andrew made delicious smoked salmon and blini and brought in an outstanding goat cheese, called "Petit Billy," from Murray's Cheese in New York.
If you missed today’s show, you have another chance to catch it tonight at 6 and 10 p.m. ET.
“Cooking Today,” airs live each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT, on Sirius XM 110. Be sure to tune in Monday, July 2 when acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and owner of the Altamarea Group, Michael White, joins us to host!