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Spice Bags | Corned Beef & Kennedys

Hot on the heels of another Irish-American president elect, Joe Biden, Spice Bags delves into the complicated history of the Irish in America. Blanca has mingled with the Irish of Chicago and DC; Mei has lived in Boston, New Haven, and New…

Spice Bags | Talking Thai

Nanphun Srakhunthod and Una Lancaster are daughters of two of the oldest Thai families in Ireland, who opened Baan Thai, Ireland’s first Thai owned restaurant, in 1998. Now on the eve of the Lantern festival, the two girls sit down with Dee…

Spice Bags | Brewing up a Storm

The Irish drink more tea per capita in the world, and yet it goes without saying that their “cuppa” differs from that of other cultures. Follow us as we take a dive into this beverage, with a history steeped in class and colonialism that is…

Spice Bags | Food Fight

Everyone loves a food fight. In the wake of the recent Alison Roman-Chrissy Teigen dustup, Spice Bags take a look at some of our favourite culinary squabbles, which range from delightfully entertaining to downright nasty. Also we salute…

Spice Bags | Ridiculous Books for Cooks

While everyone's become a pioneer wife, turning to the cookbooks that teach pantry cooking and parsimony, in this episode we celebrate the ridiculous, the aspirational, the esoteric, and the gloriously dated. From the entertaining menus of …