ASSIS TOI: 2015 EPISODES
To listen to podcasts of Assis Toi, simply click on the episode you wish to hear. To see blog posts - and videos - about each story, click on the link at the end. Some of the blog posts also include previously unaired audio, posted online as a separate show entitled Have A Seat.
Episode 3: At least two breweries in Nova Scotia are owned and operated by former engineers. So what is it about engineers and beer? I spoke with Emily Tipton from Boxing Rock Brewery and Josh Counsil from Good Robot Brewing. (Blog)
Episode 5: Learning to cook can be intimidating. I learned to cook thanks to the cookbooks I borrowed from my local library. So I spoke with the woman responsible for filling those shelves, as well as others who gleaned so much from perusing aisles of cookbooks. (Blog)
Episode 6: Valerie Mansour's mom brought a taste of Lebanon with her when she moved to Nova Scotia in the 1940s. She also brought a bright personality, and a desire to teach as many people as she could about Lebanese foodways. (Blog)
Episode 7: Never underestimate Instagram. That's how I found out that Montreal's Chef Antonio Park was visiting the area. He sat down to tell me how an encounter with a family of fishermen made him appreciate the seafood he serves in a new way. (Blog)
For episodes from 2014, click here.