Gola

Gola

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Gola is a podcast from food journalist Katie Parla and culinary historian Dr. Danielle Callegari about Italian food and how it connects to history, culture and society. Listen as Katie and Danielle break down the finer points of Italian food, culture, and Italian food culture. They’ll take you along for the ride as they talk about buffalo mozzarella, ‘nduja, nucillo (a.k.a. nocino) and more! Don’t be scared if the subject of medieval witchcraft comes up. Go with it! Contact Katie and Danielle at [email protected] Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support


Less Than Virgin: Olive Oil Re-release
Oct 18 • 44 min
We’re reprising our olive oil episode today—which was our most popular yet even though it was released in the dead heat of August!—in tandem with the imposition of new EU tariffs that will affect the world markets for olive oil, cheese, wine and more.…
Smashed and Sauced
Oct 6 • 28 min
In the latest episode of Gola Katie and Danielle talk about the ubiquitous and beloved pasta condiment, pesto! But if you think pesto is only green, guess again—listen to hear about all the kinds of smashed sauces that go by the name of pesto on the…
Flirting with Fizz
Sep 20 • 29 min
Prosecco is the world’s favorite sparkling wine, but Katie and Danielle want to make sure you’re getting the good stuff—listen to the latest episode of Gola to find out how to choose a bottle of Italian bubbles that won’t disappoint! —- Support this…
Rain, Sleet, Snow or Gola
Sep 6 • 38 min
This week Katie and Danielle answer handle questions from their dedicated golosi—that’s right, it’s a mailbag episode! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
From Virgin Pressings to Contraception
Aug 16 • 44 min
The moment you’ve been waiting for! Katie and Danielle talk about olive oil, the quintessential Italian ingredient, covering everything that olive can (and can’t) do. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Underpants and Cherries
Aug 2 • 31 min
While they’re still in Rome together, Katie and Danielle take a trip to the local market to buy only the essentials: fruit, vegetables, underwear…listen to learn about the culture of market shopping in Italy! —- Support this podcast:…
Cento di questi giorni
Jul 12 • 26 min
Gola and Negroni are both celebrating anniversaries! Katie and Danielle talk about the classic Italian cocktail and its ingredients, not without making sure to have one themselves. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
STILL Nuts for Nucillo
Jun 24 • 20 min
On this feast of San Giovanni Katie and Danielle return to the subject of their first ever Gola episode: the witchy walnut liquor made at this time every year in Italy! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Croccante Totale
Jun 14 • 32 min
It’s getting hot and we’re in the mood for something cold—your favorite gluttons talk gelato this week! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Nutella Nightmares
Jun 7 • 31 min
This week Katie and Danielle discuss the hazelnut and its most famous Italian child: Nutella! You’ll also hear our new “sigla” provided by Randy Schwartz (one half of the brilliant El Duo, check them out!: https://theelduo.com/). —- Support this podcast:…
No one ever listens to us
May 31 • 38 min
Katie and Danielle jump back into talking about Italian food with a conversation about how they became passionate about Italian food in the first place! Warning for sensitive ears: while we love to talk about all things Italian, we also love to curse like…
Soggy Bottoms
Apr 1 • 32 min
This week Katie and Danielle finally talk about the apex of Italian cuisine: pizza! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Coppertone Ladies
Mar 8 • 38 min
With International Women’s Day upon them Katie and Danielle dedicate this week’s episode of Gola to a conversation about women and food in Italy! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
A Quick Fast
Mar 1 • 30 min
Just in time for Carnevale and the upcoming Lenten season, Katie and Danielle do a quick overview of the foods Italian eat while they’re not supposed to be eating! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Unsavory Business
Feb 22 • 30 min
Listen this week to hear the first of many episodes on the intersection between organized crime and food systems: the unfortunate truth about the mafias of Italy and its food. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Cooking Our Books
Feb 1 • 30 min
Learn about Italian cookbooks old and new this week with your favorite gluttonous duo! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Beyond the Bistecca
Jan 25 • 30 min
After one whole week thinking about vegetables your favorite gluttonous duo is back to talking about the best known meat in Italy: bistecca alla fiorentina! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Vegetable Medley
Jan 18 • 30 min
For the first episode of the new year Katie and Danielle talk vegetarianism, veganism and vegetable-focused diets in Italy! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Worth its Weight in Gold
Dec 14, 2018 • 25 min
This week listen to your favorite gluttonous duo talk about delicious, rich Italian holiday breads: pandoro, panettone, panforte, and more! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Let it Glow
Dec 2, 2018 • 25 min
Hungry for some holiday treats? Listen to your favorite gluttonous duo talk Italian-Jewish cuisine just in time for the first night of Hanukkah! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Better than Cherry Coke
Nov 16, 2018 • 26 min
This week hear Katie and Danielle talk about their favorite underrated Italian sparkling wine that looks like cherry coke but tastes better and comes with a double dose of history: Lambrusco! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Aperitivando
Nov 2, 2018 • 30 min
Thirsty for more Gola? This week Katie and Danielle talk aperitivo and where and when the now ubiquitous spritz arrived on the scene! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Juicy Anchovies
Oct 19, 2018 • 28 min
This week listen to your favorite gluttonous duo talk about Italy’s love affair with small fish and the weird liquids they can make! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Sunlight, Held Together by Water
Oct 12, 2018 • 35 min
This week your favorite gluttonous duo wanders through the world of Italian wine, getting our feet wet for many future episodes on vino and veritas! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Pasta Crusaders
Oct 5, 2018 • 25 min
The first of many episodes where the Gola team will explore pasta—starting with what makes it delicious and what makes it Italian! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Properly Caffeinated
Sep 21, 2018 • 31 min
This week listen to your new favorite Italian food obsessed duo talk about coffee in pre- and post-Starbucks Italy! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
White Gold
Aug 28, 2018 • 19 min
In our latest episode we talk about Italy’s ‘oro bianco’ (white gold): mozzarella di bufala! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
‘Nduja Is So Hot Right Now
Aug 14, 2018 • 20 min
In our second episode we get spicy with spreadable Calabrian salame. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Nuts for Nucillo
Aug 14, 2018 • 16 min
Katie and Danielle talk about the weird witchy walnut liquor “nocino,” known as “nucillo” in dialect. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support
Get ready for Gola!
Aug 14, 2018 • 2 min
A quick introduction to our podcast about Italian food, and all the history and culture that comes with it! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gola/support