AirTalk for September 30, 2013

Wait, Wait…Mo Rocca has a cooking show?!

Mo Rocca Signs His Book "All The President's Pets" At Barnes & Noble Union Square

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Mo Rocca Signs His Book "All The President's Pets" At Barnes & Noble Union Square

Mo Rocca is discovering classic family recipes from grandparents across the country in a new Cooking Channel Series, “My Grandmother’s Ravioli.” Growing up, Rocca cherished Sunday dinner at his grandmother’s house and her special meals like ravioli. But Rocca never learned the recipes. Now, he will travel across the country to different grandparents ‘home to learn a variety of dishes from different cultures including Portuguese, Japanese, and Greek.

In the process he will  hear their stories from their lives and personal tales that can be both inspiring and funny. What began as a tribute to his grandmother has turned into a tribute to good food and traditions that many families enjoy.

What are some of your favorite family recipes?

Guest:

Mo Rocca, host of My Grandmother’s Ravioli on the Cooking Channel; journalist and humorist well known for his regular appearances on NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!; and correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning.

The new (second) season of Mo Rocca’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli premieres Wed 10/2, 8pm ET/ 5pm PT on the Cooking Channel.


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