The Seoul Olympics were an ambitious endeavor meant to present the South Korean nation to the world, rebuilt and ready for the future.
A Baking Triumph: Soju in Seoul
The tasty Korean dessert yakwa is a great companion to Seoul 1988 and Olympic Trials viewing. Plus a wonderful orange olive oil cake.
The Gems Beyond the Gold
A new docuseries from Olympian John MacLeod focuses on untold Olympic stories. We dive into Steve Genter’s gutsy exploits swimming at Munich 1972.
Our pindakoeken from Amsterdam get a second chance in a repechage round! Will these peanut cookies make the adjustments they need to make the finals?
Cheers Amid the Tears
David Wolper’s unique Visions of Eight brings together a remarkable cast of directors to explore the meaning of sport at Munich 1972.
An Apple [Cake] a Day …
In which we have a German cake and eat it too! Apples and cranberries feature in a pair of delicious bakes.
First in a Class
First is the story of London 2012; or rather, the story of a selected group of first-time Olympians, a new, emotional and stylish approach to Olympic films.
London Bake is Falling Down
I’ve been waiting for us to cover the London 2012 games, because I desperately wanted to make Lyle’s Apple Pie Flapjack recipe.
Long Did They Wait
The Games of the XV Olympiad were held in Helsinki, Finland in the summer of 1952. It was a long-awaited festival: Helsinki had originally been selected to host the 1940 Games after the original host, Tokyo, withdrew due to Japan’s invasion of China. But the city never got to welcome the world in 1940, because, […]
A Finnish Lesson
We discover the joy of Lusikkaleivat—with a little dash of agony—as we celebrate Helsinki 1952. Plus the lightest muffins we’ve ever eaten!