About This Show
A podcast about food and people, Simmer explores food stories and the connections that food creates. From learning how to make different types of noodles from around the world, to talking to local food professionals about their own stories, host Allison Howe brings people together through food.
Most Recent Episode
A Spicy Quest: Nithin Coca and His Chili Pepper Journey
Download Episode A few weeks ago on Simmer we talked about where the chili pepper comes from and how it spread around the world. If you haven’t listened to the chili pepper episode, I’d recommend heading over there for a listen before continuing - it’s pretty short and sweet. When I was doing my chili pepper research, I came upon a website called A Spicy Quest. The website’s creator, Nithin Coca, was just as shocked as I was to learn that chilies came from South America rather than Asia, and decided to dig deeper into the story. I got in touch with Nithin and he’s joining me today to share the story of “A Spicy Quest” - a global, multimedia project to discover the untold story of the chili pepper and it’s unprecedented spread around the world. Nithin's Website Listen to the Simmer chili pepper episode here Music: http://www.purple-planet.com