August 11, 2019

Raghavan Iyer

Diane and Denise talk with the delightful and delicious Raghavan Iyer. Named by as one of the top 100 influencers ever for home cooks in 2017 (alongside Julia Child and James Beard), Raghavan Iyer is the author of 6 critically acclaimed books, and has three James Beard Awards (one win and two finalists), one Emmy, and two IACP (formerly the Julia Child Awards) awards for Cooking Teacher Of The Year and a cookbook award. He is a spokesperson for many international clients and is a consultant for innumerable restaurants across the country. He has been featured numerous times in the New York Times, and is a frequent guest on The Splendid Table. He leads culinary tours to the Indian subcontinent yearly.

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Women Beyond a Certain Age is a weekly podcast by Denise Vivaldo and Diane Worthington. They bring their own lively, humorous, and experienced viewpoints to the topics they discuss. The podcast covers wide-ranging subjects of importance to older women. 

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Diane is an expert on California and American cuisine. She is the author of over 20 cookbooks and has twice won the James Beard Award. She is a nationally syndicated food columnist and an award-winning radio show host. You can find out more about her at: Her books are on Amazon at: 

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