Interview: Anne Byrn's 'American Cake'

Mary Ball Washington gingerbread from "American Cake." Inset: Anne Byrn Inset photo by Ashley Hylbert

Baking expert Anne Byrn joins Holly to talk about the place of cake in the U.S. history, from the early colonies right up to the modern era. The relationship between kitchen and culture is evidenced in Anne's research about the sweet treats in America.

Topics in this Podcast: women, culture, cake, American history, Anne Byrn, baking, Mardi Gras, U.S. history, culinary history, interviews