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Today, Ethan & Vallery spoke with Steve Sando of Rancho Gordo on the hows and whys of his heirloom bean business and cult following. Check out episode 123! https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/steve-sando-king-of-heirloom-beans/
Last week, Ethan spoke with Simran Bindra of Kokoa Kamili - one of the world's best cacao companies that sources ethically and exceptional beans. If you missed episode 122, you can check it out wherever you get your podcasts, or click here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/simran-bindra/
Have you caught up on our episode with Laurie Woolever? We chatted with her about the new book she has coming out, and her incredible career working for some of the most significant pillars in food media, most notably Anthony Bourdain. If you missed episode 121, you can stream wherever you get your podcasts, or click here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/laurie-woolever/
This week’s podcast was none other than sourdough expert/baker extraordinaire @artisanbryan ! If you are just beginning your sourdough journey, you don’t want to miss our convo with Bryan Ford! Episode 120 is now live!
Check out Channy Laux - Chef’s free cooking demo! If you want to learn more about this woman’s incredible journey, tune into episode 87 of our podcast!
Our guest last week shared his journey from politics and working with the Obama campaign to founding the company Ben2Table — a monthly box subscription for home cooks to upgrade their pantry with artisanal and global products. Check out the interview here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/ben-simon-from-political-campaigns-to-artisan-foods/
Sufia Hossain, founder & owner of Silly Chilly Hot Sauce joined Ethan & Vallery for a candid discussion on the highs & lows of starting, growing & *financing* a food business. She shared animated stories about developing her hot sauce recipes, insights about marketing & the struggles she’s faced to get loans. Check out the interview here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/sufia-hossain-from-fashion-to-hot-sauce/
Check out our co-host Ethan of Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices in this month’s Food & Wine “The Innovators Issue”!
The @foodandwine magazine Innovators Issue is out, and we're in it! According to @bysarahkhan I'm "The Obsessive" (which is fair enough) and "The Spice Sommelier (which is pretty damn cool). It's an honor to be recognized for our social impact business model (and the flavor!) of our spices. No link in bio (yet) so pick up a copy at your local newsstand like it's not 2020. #singleoriginspices #spicesommelier #foodandwine
The first episode of the new season (and 2020!) is now live! David Mawhinney, chef and founder/creator of Franklin Emily joins Ethan & Vallery to share how he pivoted into, then *out of* the food industry, as he now focuses on his children’s furniture line, Franklin + Emily. The episode is available where all podcasts are found, and by clicking the link in the bio!
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We chat with @hannahcwong in our newest episode, and we talk a lot everything from parental expectations to what it means to be the executive chef at a restaurant whose specialty cuisine is different from the chef’s own heritage. This is an episode you don’t want to miss! Click the link in profile to listen.
We spoke to GBBO alum @bakedbybenji about her new book, #TheNewWayToCake. She and Vallery @foodieinnewyork reminisced about their time in the big white tent as fellow Great British Bake Off & Great American Baking Show contestants (as well as that awe inspiring upside down plantain cake!) and Spice master Ethan (@burlapandbarrel ) talked about sumac, cardamom, and other amazing, yet often underutilized spices that are the hallmark of Benjamina’s baking style. Click the link in bio or tune into to “Why Food? podcast” wherever podcasts are found to check out this interview! @ Heritage Radio Network
Denise Woodard, CEO and founder of the gluten free, vegan, GMO free, allergen free snack company Partake Foods joins us to share how she went from to launching her own food business and even securing funding from Jay Z’s fund, Marcy. Tune in now!
@dgwoodard, CEO and founder of the gluten free, vegan, GMO free, allergen free snack company @partakefoods joins us to share how she went from National Sales Director of Coca Cola to launching her own food business and even securing funding from Jay Z’s fund, Marcy. Tune in now!
After multiple careers (including be an actor, attorney, and full time mom), @jessiesheehanbakes walked into her local Red Hook bakery and worked her way up, learning on the job and mastering not just baking but recipe writing and editing. She is now the author of two cookbooks, including the most recent “The Vintage Baker.” Click the link in profile to learn more from her chat with Vallery (@foodieinnewyork)
Vallery (@foodieinnewyork) sat down with Cookbook Author and the force behind the popular Instagram & YouTube @rainbowplantlife ‘s Nisha Vora to learn about why this Harvard Law-educated attorney traded in “Casebooks for Cookbooks.” Available now, click the link in profile!
Kanchan Koya, spice & wellness expert (@chiefspicemama) sits down with Vallery (@foodieinnewyork ) to discuss how she went from Harvard Medical school to writing a cookbook and launching her wellness platform to educate people about spices. Click the link in profile to tune in!
Intuitive cooking expert Claire Matern A Cheesemonger's Daughter joins Vallery & Ethan to discuss her journey. The daughter of a chef, she now guides others to find their own way around the kitchen by intuition and using their senses. Be sure to tune in today at 2, or listen to the episode by clicking the link in our profile once it airs!
Make sure to tune into this afternoon’s with Michael Po***ck, co-founder of Brooklyn Roasting Company & former host of NYC’s Board of Ed radio show! He will sit down with Ethan to share his journey in the food industry. Starting live at 2 EST!
Adirondack Creamery’s Paul Nasrani joined fellow ice cream CEO Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices’s Ethan to chat about how he went from accounting to ice cream! This is an episode you don’t want to miss. Click here for the full episode: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/paul-nasrani-from-accounting-to-ice-cream/!
We’re back with the first episode of the fall season of Why Food?! Chadwick Boyd joins Ethan & Vallery this afternoon to discuss everything from making biscuits to building a successful food brand that stretches far beyond traditional media. Tune in Live at 2pm here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/live-player/
Host Ethan Frisch from Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices is in the The Wall Street Journal today! Check it out or read here: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/is-your-cumin-current-a-guide-to-buying-and-storing-spices-11565876505
Ori gets the last word in today's Wall Street Journal article about our new movement in spices! Thanks for writing about us and our fellow spice activists. #mariekondoyourspices
We had the absolute best time talking chutneys & international inspo with Naomi Moned of Le Bon Magot! Be sure to check out the interview here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/naomi-mobed-from-banking-to-chutney/
Heirloom Kitchen with Anna Francese Gass joined us last week to talk about the importance of recording family recipes, and all of the amazing dishes and beautiful stories in her new book #HeirloomKitchen. Check out the interview here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/anna-gass-from-corporate-sales-to-food-writing/
It all started with wanting to capture her mother’s meatball recipe! Anna F Gass joins Vallery & Ethan to discuss how capturing different recipes from her diverse group of friends evolved into her cookbook #HeirloomKitchen. Got a question you want to ask? Drop it below! Today on Heritage Radio Network live at 2, or catch us later on the podcast!
On Today’s Show! This New York native grew up on Gray’s Papaya and H & H Bagels. After working in various fields—from advertising to non profits— Flip Biddelman began studying culinary entrepreneurship and working in food. Now, he’s a proud partner and the general manager of Gertie, a place to gather in Williamsburg that is #GoodFoodEveryDay. Got questions for Flip? Drop em below👇🏾 and we’ll ask him!
Beth Linskey is a pioneer in more ways than one! She shares how she financed her food business, her commitment to sustainable farming practices, and so much more in last week’s episode! If you missed it, check it out here: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/beth-linskey-from-retail-to-nycs-best-jams/
Ethan & Vallery sat down with Beth Linskey, founder of the jam & chutney empire of Beth’s Farm Kitchen and current Fulton Stall Market board member. Beth has had quite a career. Check out Episode 89 to listen: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/beth-linskey-from-retail-to-nycs-best-jams/
If you aren’t all caught up on our recent two podcasts, now is a great time to check out Nona Lim, who shared her #AllFlavorNoCrap philosophy. We also talked about fencing weapons, how to pick a good chicken, and Singapore’s hawker centers on Episode 88: https://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/nona-lim-from-fencing-to-soup/
In today’s episode, we are talking to Nona Lim of @nonalimfoods ! Tune in as we talk about everything from taking Venture Capitalist funding to grow your business, fencing and of course the delicious and nutritious bone broth that Nona Lim is famous for. Today at 2!
When Channy Laux was 13, the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia. From 1975 to 1979, Channy endured starvation, horrendous working conditions, sickness and repeated separations from her family. Not knowing a word of English, she arrived to Lincoln Nebraska as a refugee and began attending high school, then earned her undergraduate degree and then a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics. Now, Channy works with schools and organizations to inspire refugees in adapting to their new country. Her passion for introducing Cambodian cuisine to her community led her to found Angkor Cambodian Food. She is also the award-winning author of Short Hair Detention, her memoir of surviving the Cambodian genocide. If you have any questions for Channy, let us know in the comments and we will ask her live!
We are sad to announce this will be Chef Jenny Dorsey's last episode since she is moving to LA — but not to fear, you can stay up to date with her culinary adventures at Studio ATAO! If you have any LA food & drink recommendations, please send them her way! On that note, please welcome Ethan’s new co-host Foodie In New York by Vallery Lomas to the studio! Check out Vallery's Why Food? episode to learn more about her incredible entrepreneurial story from attorney to winner of The Great American Baking Show
Link here: http://bit.ly/ValleryLomas_WhyFood
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