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Radio/digital/print., April 12, 2024. Reading List: Memoirs of ten Indian-American writers that contemplate meanings of home and identity. 

KBIA Canned Peaches podcast links to episodes on Honey, Mushrooms, Peaches, Rice Krispies, Chestnuts

KBIA Canned Peaches podcast announcement:

Read Return Repeat, August 5, 2022, Sara Dixon and Daniel Pewewardy interview Nina Mukerjee Furstenau for Episode 5: A Plate of Culture on immigration through the lens of food. 

Episode 5 at

Vox Voice, May 28, 2022. MJ Montgomery interviews Nina Mukerjee Furstenau about journalism, food writing, Green Chili & Other Impostors, and more. Podcast Episode 17

Bomb Magazine, February 23, 2022,  "The Confluence of History on the Plate: Nina Mukerjee Furstenau Interviewed by Madhushree Ghosh. A food memoir that asks us to question the origin stories of the ingredients we eat."

Missouri Life Magazine, November-December 2021, Don't Call it a Cookbook, by Evan Wood, review of Green Chili & Other Impostors.

Columbia Tribune Newspaper, print, and digital, October 29, 2021, Nina Furstenau's food writing heightens senses of history and connection, by Aarik Danielsen:

Speaking of the Arts, KOPN Radio, host Diana Moxon, Episode, October 28, 2021, Green Chili & Other Impostors,

Left Bank Books interview of Nina Mukerjee Furstenau with Ann Lemons Pollack:

Deaton Institute Short Film Festival Because We Eat, panel with Dan Froot, Justice Baidoo, and Nina Mukerjee Furstenau, October 21, 2020, the "Faces of Hunger." 

U.S. Consulate General Kolkata live (August 19, 2020) gastronomic conversation on food, culture, and diplomacy with Nina Mukerjee Furstenau, U.S. Fulbright-Nehru global scholar and editor of Foodstory Book Series, along with Ranjini Guha, Associate Professor at GMSM College and food blogger, for a culinary exchange.

Speaking of the Arts, KOPN Radio, host Diana Moxon, Episode: January 17, 2020, at ; on Spotify at


CoMo Living, The Story of Us: Preserving family recipes breathes renewed life into cultural and family heritageby Jessica Vaughn Martin, October / November 2018

Salon review, Pie and Whiskey: The Joy of Booze and Butter, by Melanie McFarland, November 26, 2017. 

Columbia Tribune review, Butter, Booze and Books: Anthology Serves Up Delicious Prose by Aarik Danielsen, Columbia Tribune review of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter and Booze, published October 22, 2017. 

Mizzou News, Eureka! Food & Love, Three Mizzou alumni explain how knowledge of food can win over a love interest, preserve a family’s heritage and protect the health of a community. Hosted by Erik Potter, Produced by Shane Epping, Erik Potter and Karen Pojmann, Published Feb. 14, 2017 

New York Times Sunday Book Review, December 15, 2013

ndia Abroad review of Biting Through the Skin, November 8, 2013

Chicago Tribune Printers Row Preview, April 18, 2014, “Nina Mukerjee Furstenau: Six recipe cards, a wing and a prayer,” excerpt

Kansas City Star Top 100 Books of 2013, December 2, 2013

Kansas City Star Book Review of Biting Through the Skin, September 7, 2013

Minneapolis Star Tribune Book Review of Biting Through the Skin, September 10, 2013

Alimentum Journal: the Literature of Food review of Biting Through the Skin 

Off the Shelf: Indian Kitchens from the Inside Out, October 16, 2015

Literary Links, Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia Missouri, December 14, 2014

Pittsburg, Kansas, Morning Sun newspaper review

Maneater, Columbia, Missouri, October 9, 2013

Calamus Blog Book Review of Biting Through the Skin, September 10, 2013

KBIA Pepper and Friends, December 16, 2013, at minute 3:57

KBIA Radio Friends with Paul Pepper, July 15, 2013

Springfield, Missouri, KY3 News, July 11, 2013

Missouri Wine and Grape Board, June 19, 2013

Midwest Wine Press, article by Mark Gandiff, May 19, 2013

Southeast Missourian newspaper, article by Samantha Rinehardt, May 2013

Columbia Missourian newspaper, May 7, 2013, article by Food Editor Marcia Vanderlip

Missouri Life Magazine, Book Talk April 2013, article by Briana Altergott



Biting Into Culture, Columbia Tribune, January 13, 2015, by Marcia Vanderlip

Indian Recipes Spice Up Memoir, Columbia Tribune, January 12, 2015, by Cathy Salter in Notes from Boomerang Creek, 

Kitchen Notes, Columbia Tribune, July 1, 2014, by Marcia Vanderlip

For the Love of Food, J-School Magazine, June 2013 Issue, by Kendra Mitchell

Food and Heritage, CAFNR News, September 13, 2013, by Randy Mertens

Culinary Connection,University of Missouri DASS website, October 2012, by Mike Burden

A Pockture of Culture: Writer Receives the Roots of Her East Indian Culture in Kansas, Columbia Tribune, by Marcia Vanderlip, June 2008: Columbia Daily Tribune, A Pocket of Culture, June 25, 2008, by Marcia Vanderlip

Speaking of the Arts Jan 17 2020 Nina Fu
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