The Plate Show Episode 7 - Spoonie's Biggest Fan!



Spoonie is excited for her show all about Nigerian food and can’t wait to make chuk chuk candies! But she keeps getting interrupted by a super fan of “The Plate Show”, Canastasia, the can opener. Spoonie is flattered at first but will she be able to keep her cool... even though she’s ready to fly off her handle? Author and cook Yewande Komolafe shares her favorite Nigerian food from growing up, and kid guest Lexie tells us all about Jollof rice and moin moin that she eats with her family.

Yewande Komolafe is a Berlin-born, Lagos-raised and Brooklyn-based food writer, stylist, recipe developer and cookbook writer of My Everyday Lagos: Nigerian Cooking at Home and in the Diaspora which released on October 24th, 2023. After years working in restaurant kitchens around the country, Yewande transitioned to food media. Her work has been featured in outlets like Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Whetstone, Saveur and Food52, in addition to books Waffles + Mochi: Get Cooking! (based on the Netflix show), Sheetpan Chicken by Cathy Erway, and Why We Cook by Lindsay Gardner. She’s currently a staff writer at The New York Times, where she writes a monthly column and published the popular feature “10 Essential Nigerian Recipes.” Yewande lives, cooks and gardens in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.

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Title: The Plate Show Episode 7 - Spoonie's Biggest Fan!

Format: Audio

Clean of Graphics: Yes

Type: Full Program

Subject(s): Education

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WNET

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 12/19/2023

Runtime: 00:25:46

Main Asset File Size: 0.41 GB

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Language: English


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