The Level Teaspoon

The Level Teaspoon is a podcast for cooks who love recipes and the people they feed. It's hosted by T. Susan Chang, longtime cookbook reviewer for the Boston Globe, NPR, and others. Each week we'll look at the latest cookbook releases, we'll talk about what's going on in the world of recipes, and we'll test one or two recipes with a friend who likes to cook. Come back weekly for more good food and people to eat it with!
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Oct 25, 2016

 Review titles:


Homestyle Vegan: Easy, Everyday Plant-Based Recipes, by Amber St. Peter (Page Street Publishing)

The Gourmet Kitchen: Recipes from the Creator of Savory Simple, by Jennifer Farley (Gallery Books)

Persepolis: Vegetarian Recipes from Persia and Beyond, by Sally Butcher (Interlink Books)  


Noteworthy titles

The Magic of Gingerbread: 16 Beautiful projects to make and eat by Catherine Beddall (Peter Pauper Press)

The Moon Juice Cookbook: Cosmic Alchemy for a Thriving Body, Beauty, and Consciousness, by Amanda Chantal Bacon (Pam Krauss Books).

The Monster's Cookbook: Everyday Recipes for the Living Dead and Undead, by Hoxton Street Monster Supplies (Mitchell Beazley)



This Week's Recipe Test!

Book tested: Shake. Stir. Sip.: More than 50 Effortless Cocktails Made in Equal Parts, by Kara Newman

Guest: Peter Stuart Peter Stuart has worked as a radio broadcaster, and producer, a community development provocateur, environmental technology champion, news editor and recently in the aged care sector. He reads voraciously, eats and drinks safe in the knowledge his metabolism is just super and still dances to disco music. Oh and he plays with tarot cards too.  

Episode 8 Music

"Chillin Hard," by Kevin MacLeod

"Lake in the Woods," by TRG Banks

"Chat Fetiche," by Glockabelle

"Cotton Candy Monster," by Chase Alan Willis

"Witchcraft," by Cy Coleman/Carolyn Leigh [performed by Susie Chang (piano)]

Episode 8 sound effects

Sound effects by CGEffex, ShotgunPicker, Hybrid_VAkrythael, madumcc, MWLANDI, RobinHood76,  . . . and others hosted at,, and, as well as my own recordings.

The Level Teaspoon's theme music: Não me touques, performed by The Bees Knees International Café Orchestra   Hear it all on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play or find it by searching for "The Level Teaspoon" any other podcast service you may use!

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