Music & Food: Timbuktu

By mahir | December 14, 2010


This week’s Music and Food, I’ve chosen to listen to my very good friend Jason Diakite known as Timbuktu in the music world.

I’ve taken the description from his Facebook Fan Page because I couldn’t have described it better:

“In Sweden, Timbuktu is the MC who even your grandparents have heard of. No, they probably aren’t rocking his album at their Tuesday dance class, but they know he exists. And in a country where the generational divide seems to expand daily, Read More


Pink Martini

By mahir | December 7, 2010

Pink Martini is a 12-member orchestra from Portland, Oregon. They have been described as “Music of the world without being world music.” “If the United Nations had a house band in 1962 hopefully Pink Martini would be that band.”
Enjoy the wonderful tunes of Pink Martini when cooking today!


Music & Food: Weekly Playlist – Run-D.M.C.

By mahir | November 16, 2010

For this week’s playlist, I wanted to share my favorite Run-D.M.C. songs. Don’t forget to tune in today at 4p.m to hear my Live Radio Show on the Martha Stewart Living Radio on Sirius XM. Guests today are media/fashion mogul Russell Simmons, supermodel Veronica Webb, and Executive Chef of Tabla Floyd Cardoz. Tune in with this 30-day free online trial for SIRIUS XM’s Martha Stewart Living Radio visit:


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