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#487 Set The Table

March 8, 2022

This week, we’re cooking up a feast. Homemade noodles, thick and stretchy, boiled in lamb broth. Fresh egg tarts with warm, silky smooth custard, all washed down with a good glass of wine.

Dark Cherry, Limestone and Meat by Eugenia Zoubtchenko

Eugenia explores the rich universe of wine tasting

Music: ‘Corkscrew’ by Oren Ambarchi

Releasing Steam by Karen Cheng

Karen, a self-proclaimed cooking enthusiast, realises she doesn’t know how to make food from her home country of Hong Kong. She enlists her dubious dad to teach her some of his favourite recipes.

Producer: Karen Cheng

Supervising Producer: Lea Redfern

Music: Leaving on a Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary, Seven Years by Norah Jones and Lee Alexander, Sunrise by Norah Jones and Lee Alexander.

You can listen to the full version of Karen’s story here. 

Rewind, Replay by Claire Cao

A story interweaving childhood adventures, the mundane magic of dough making and connection to family.

Storyteller: Claire Cao

Sound design: Persephone Waxman

Claire first told this story at Boundless festival of Indigenous and culturally diverse writersYou can listen back to All The Best episode #481 to hear more performances from the festival. 

All The Best credits

Production Manager & Host: Danni Stewart

Editorial Manager: Mell Chun

Episode Mix and Compile: Donny Janks

Social Media Producers:  Emma Pham

Community and Events Coordinator: Lidiya Josifova