WINGS #06-22 Let 'Em Eat Cake! - FOR WEEK OF 22 MAY 2022
Marie Antoinette's famous phrase. If she said it, why?
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Program Title: WINGS #06-22 Let 'Em Eat Cake! - FOR WEEK OF 22 MAY 2022
Description: An "Aural Tapestry." Food journalist Lizet Kruyff cooks Marie Antoinette's favourite cake from her childhood - an Austrian kugelhopf, while reporter Mindy Ran follows her around the kitchen asking questions about both cooking and history. The wealthy French were using food for conspicuous display and class distinctions, while much of of the French populace was starving. Revolution ensued.
Host(s): Mindy Ran, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Lizet Kruyff, journalist and food historian; Mindy Ran, interviewer
Credits: Produced by Mindy Ran. Original aired in Radio Netherlands now-defunct Euroquest series, and had technical production support by Mark Brauer; adaptation for WINGS and update by Frieda Werden
Arts and Culture > Radio ArtsType: Weekly Program
Science and Technology
Regional > Europe
Society and Culture
|Comments: journalist and food historian Lizet Kruyff; interviewer and producer, Mindy Ran. Adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden. Original at radionetherlandsarchive.org