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In Praise of 'Slow Food'

"Slow food" is more of a philosophy than a cuisine -- it's defined by how a meal is prepared, and how it should be enjoyed. It's also the name of an international movement, founded in Italy, with more than 65,000 members across the globe. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with Corby Kummer, author of a new book on the movement. View three "slow food" recipes.

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Jacki Lyden
Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.