Spring 2018 – We’re trying something new for Season 2!
3 shows, (Spring, Summer, Fall/Winter)… also new for 2018 @PEACELOVEANDSOUP on Instagram.
On this episode we’re focusing on Storytellers!
We talk with New York Times best selling author, educator and activist, Renee Watson.
Native to Portland, but now living in NY, she writes “realistic fiction” and poetry centered around the lived experiences of black girls and women, exploring themes of home, identity, and the intersections of race, class, and gender.
Also on today’s show we spent an afternoon with ceramicist, storyteller, herbalist and humanitarian, Baba Wague Diakite.
BABA WAGUE @: babawague.wordpress.com and www.kofalen.org
He talks about the importance of storytelling, and it’s uses to educate as well as entertain, and how this age old tradition was handed down for generations in Africa.
Originally from Mali, Wague has been living in Portland, Oregon for many years with his wife and daughters.
His eldest, Penda Diakite, is also an author and artist, as well as a clothing designer. She reads us her original story “ I Lost My Tooth in Africa” written when she was just 12 years old.
Baba Wague also teaches us how to make Tiga Dege Na or West African Peanut Soup.
Our “Did You Know” segment will be all about peanuts! We share some truly fascinating information about yet another humble everyday food staple taken for granted.
PEANUTS SAVE LIVES!
All the music featured on this episode is by Portland musician, Jonny Cool. You can find him here: www.jonnycool86.com
We’ve titled this episode Scrabble Soup! Like the popular game, but instead of connecting letters to form words we edit individual stories to make our podcasts.
Wherever you may be, join us at our communal table and enjoy this bowl of Scrabble Soup !
Peace, Love and (of course) Soup!
Brian & Tavé
Dec 2017 – This special holiday episode of Peace, Love and Soup is our gift to you! Sit back, relax and join us as we ladle up some wassail (our soup for this month) and joyfully reminisce about the first year of our podcast! We’ll be replaying past inspirational moments, sharing out-takes edited for time and even playing a blooper or two … or more? We’ll have a “Holidays Around the Globe” edition of our popular “Did You Know” segment. and the festive music provided this month is by Eric Stern — Thank you Eric, we really love your imaginative and catchy songs. You can find more information about eric here: http://ericsternevents.com We promise this episode will be a great big bowl of wassail fun for the entire family! Get ready to laugh and cry and even sing-a-long with us if you want! May your New Year be filled with joyous song and light! Thank you for listening! We… PEACE, LOVE and SOUP… you! Brian & Tavé ...
March 2017 – Peace, Love and Soup is going Irish in a big and Magically Delicious way… NO BLARNEY! In this, our 3rd episode, we make Dublin Coddle stew and as a special treat, Irish Soda Bread with guest baker, Dan Fagan, who also teachers us: “Good doesn’t need to be hard!” Jackie Boy Delaney shares his story about growing up in a working class Boston Irish family. He even sings us a tune & in perfect pitch too! Cheers … to Your Ears! We visit Kell’s Pub in NW Portland on St. Patrick’s Day to hear bagpipers and Irish clogging and to ask fellow celebrants, including the Wanderlust Nurtionists, the important question: “What’s the difference between soup and stew?” What do you think? We play some snippets from Dion, The Dorsey Brothers & Frankie Baby, but it is the Irish music that is the star this month including: The Killavil Jig, “Have A Drink With Me” & “The Shelf” Iarla O Lionaird, “Casadh an Tsugain” Blaggards, “Drunken Sailor” The Chieftains, “Tie The Ribbon – “The Bag of Potatoes” Please be sure to check out our recipes and behind-the-scene photos, by liking us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peaceloveandsoup/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel and visiting our blog http://kboo.fm/topics/peace-love-and-soup Peace, Love and (of course…) Soup! Brian (Joseph Patrick) Delaney & Tavé Fascé Drake ...
Nov. 2017 — It’s that time of year when the weather gets brisk, the leaves change color and Portlanders have one thing on their mind… Wild Mushrooms! On this month’s episode: Cook / Renaissance man Saint James https://kboo.fm/media/61098-saint-james-show invites us to feast on his TOP SECRET recipe: Mushroom Sage Bisque… our very first bisque! Tave joins Matt Taylor, the executive director at Westwind https://westwind.org and Sunnyside Environmental School families, traipsing around the northwest forest foraging for mushrooms. We welcome back Coco – The Correspondent, with her double helping of mushroom focused Vox Pops, asking the people – “What’s your favorite mushroom?” & “What is Umami?” and for music this month we feature the work of Japanese composer, guitarist and singer songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto http://www.hiroyatsukamoto.com His sound is simply gorgeous! Without further delay we give you Episode 11: Wild Mushroom Bisque! Happy Thanksgiving … May kindness surround you! B & T ...