Welcome to Inside Julia’s Kitchen

Created by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, Inside Julia’s Kitchen is your window into the Foundation’s world. Through our podcast, you’ll meet the bright lights of today’s food world, from the organizations the Foundation supports and works with to further Julia’s legacy to individuals at the forefront of cooking, culinary history, and food writing. We’ll be talking to those who are shaping the way we eat, cook and think about food, just as Julia did by inviting the country’s top talent into her kitchen. So, grab a seat at the Foundation’s table and listen in.

Hosted by Todd Schulkin, the Foundation’s Executive Director. Produced by Todd Schulkin and Lauren Salkeld.

Episodes

  • St. John Frizell

EPISODE 150: Meet St. John Frizell

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes writer, bartender and restaurateur St. John Frizell of Brooklyn’s Gage & Tollner, Sunken Harbor Club and the Fort Defiance General Store. They discuss opening a tiki bar in Brooklyn, what makes a great cocktail and some exciting expansion plans in the works. As always, St. John shares his Julia Moment.  

  • Lasheeda Perry

EPISODE 149: Meet Lasheeda Perry

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes pastry chef Lasheeda Perry. They discuss Lasheeda’s experience with Careers through the Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), a long-standing recipient of grants from the Foundation, and how Lasheeda went from being a C-CAP trainee to beating top chefs in Food Network competition and running Queen of Flavor, a business that specializes in helping clients develop dessert recipes and dessert menus. Plus, Lasheeda shares her Julia Moment.

  • Claire Saffitz on Inside Julia's Kitchen

EPISODE 148: Meet Claire Safftiz

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Claire Saffitz, author of the bestselling cookbook Dessert Person and recipient of the 2021 IACP Julia Child First Book Award, which comes with a professional development grant from the Foundation. Todd and Claire discuss the merits of desserts, the ins and outs of developing recipes, and how she’s using the grant. Plus, Claire shares her Julia Moment.  

  • Ken Concepcion on Inside Julia's Kitchen

EPISODE 147: Meet Ken Concepcion

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin talks to Ken Concepcion of Now Serving, Los Angeles’ only dedicated cookbook shop. They discuss must-have cookbooks, old and new; how a store can create community; and whether Ken still plans to open a Now Serving luncheonette. Plus, Ken shares his Julia Moment.

  • Jennifer Latham and Chad Robertson

EPISODE 146: Meet Chad Robertson and Jennifer Latham

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Chad Robertson and Jennifer Latham, co-authors of the recently published Bread Book: Ideas and Innovations from the Future of Grain, Flour and Fermentation. They discuss Tartine’s bread baking philosophy, how a beginner should use their book and what they discovered while writing it. Plus, we get a double Julia Moment.

  • Jamila Robinson

EPISODE 145: Meet Jamila Robinson

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes journalist Jamila Robinson, the Assistant Managing Editor for food at The Philadelphia Inquirer. They discuss what we can expect from restaurants and the food world in 2022 and her picks for the best food-related content, including podcasts, newsletters and cookbooks. As always, Jamila shares her Julia Moment.

  • Jim Grosso on Inside Julia's Kitchen podcast

EPISODE 144: Meet Jim Grosso

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Jim Grosso, the Executive Director of Spoons Across America, a long-time grantee of the Foundation. They discuss why teaching kids to cook makes a lifelong difference, how the pandemic has affected children’s nutrition and cooking education and Spoons’ expansion to reach kids across the country. Plus, as always, Jim shares his Julia Moment. 

  • Laura Reiley on Inside Julia's Kitchen

EPISODE 143: Meet Laura Reiley

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Laura Reiley, the business of food reporter for The Washington Post. They discuss the rising cost of food, supply chains, labor shortages and inflation, as well as what consumers can do to cope with higher prices and food world predictions for 2022. As always, Laura shares her Julia Moment. 

EPISODE 142: Meet Deborah Madison

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes chef, award-winning cookbook author and vegetable guru Deborah Madison. They discuss how she became a pioneer in vegetable-forward cooking; her memoir, An Onion in My Pocket; and what role meat-eating should have in our diets. As always, Deborah shares her Julia Moment.

  • Claudia Roden

EPISODE 141: Meet Claudia Roden

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes legendary food writer Claudia Roden. They discuss her new book, Claudia Roden’s Mediterranean, why Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food is so popular, and the intersection of travel and cooking. As always, Roden shares her Julia Moment. 

  • Betsy West and Julie Cohen

EPISODE 140: Meet Betsy West and Julie Cohen

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Betsy West and Julia Cohen, the filmmakers behind Julia: The Delicious Life of America’s First Food Icon, the first full-length documentary devoted to Julia’s life and work. They discuss whether Julia was a feminist, how she compares to their other documentary subject, RGB, and what food is featured in the film. Plus, we get another Julia Moment. 

  • Toni Tipton-Martin

EPISODE 139: Meet Toni Tipton-Martin Again

This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes 2021 Julia Child Award recipient Toni Tipton-Martin. The award-winning food journalist, historian, author and soon-to-be PBS host discusses what the Award means to her, recognizing African American culinary contributions and how she will use the $50,000 grant that accompanies the award to inspire the next generation of food writers and chefs. Plus, Toni shares a Julia Moment.

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