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Eat My Globe

Jan 9, 2023

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, chats with historian and award-winning author, Professor Ken Albala, about the brilliant and fascinating history of gelatin or jello.

From its origins in prehistoric times, to its height of popularity in the medieval and Victorian periods, and to its widespread...


Jan 2, 2023

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, speaks with food podcast superstar and food anthropologist, Debra Freeman, host of the popular podcast, Setting the Table, about five African Americans who left an indelible mark on American food history. From early pit masters, to a presidential chef, to...


Dec 26, 2022

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, speaks with journalist and award-winning writer, Melissa Thompson, about the delectable cuisine of Jamaica as well as the impact various groups – from the Taino, the Africans, the Chinese, the Indians, the Spanish and more – and historical events – from...


Dec 12, 2022

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, has a chill conversation with cool historian and filmmaker, Fred Hogge, about the history of ice from the prehistoric era through the early days of civilization and through the modern era.

Along the way, they talk about how humans harvested, transported and...


Nov 28, 2022

In this episode of Eat My Globe, our host, Simon Majumdar, has a lively discussion with award-winning TV Host and Author, Andrew Zimmern, about Andrew’s five favourite restaurants that have a place in history. It’s a conversation that will take them to places where Ernest Hemingway frequented, where parents bought...