52 episodes

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but how do we find ourselves there? Join host Liren Baker in the Kitchen Confidante podcast, a side dish to the recipe blog, Kitchen Confidante, as she explores the food journeys of passionate chefs, food writers, photographers, recipe developers, artisans, bloggers, and more! Learn how they got their starts and what fuels their taste and inspiration!

Subscribe on all podcasting apps, rate & review on iTunes and Apple Podcasts! Follow us on social media at @kitchconfidante

Kitchen Confidante Podcast Liren Baker

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but how do we find ourselves there? Join host Liren Baker in the Kitchen Confidante podcast, a side dish to the recipe blog, Kitchen Confidante, as she explores the food journeys of passionate chefs, food writers, photographers, recipe developers, artisans, bloggers, and more! Learn how they got their starts and what fuels their taste and inspiration!

Subscribe on all podcasting apps, rate & review on iTunes and Apple Podcasts! Follow us on social media at @kitchconfidante

    In Praise of Veg with Alice Zaslavsky

    In Praise of Veg with Alice Zaslavsky

    Episode Notes
    If anyone can get even the staunchest doubter excited about veggies, leave it to Australian food writer, broadcaster, and television host, Alice Zaslavsky. Alice is the resident Culinary Correspondent on ABC News Breakfast, the host of ABC Radio Sunday Drive and numerous Australian food shows, and the writer of the best-selling and award-winning cookbook, In Praise of Veg: The Ultimate Cookbook for Vegetable Lovers. In this episode, she chats with host Liren Baker about her secrets to enjoying vegetables (for both kids and grown-ups!), the importance of color, the hot veggies of the moment, and more!

    Learn more about Alice Zaslavsky at https://www.aliceinframes.com

    Follow Alice Zaslavsky on Instagram: @aliceinframes

    • 38 min
    Redefining Sorbet with SorBabes Founders Nicole Cardone and Deborah Gorman

    Redefining Sorbet with SorBabes Founders Nicole Cardone and Deborah Gorman

    Episode Notes
    Since 2012, Nicole Cardone and Deborah Gorman have been on a mission to give sorbet the respect it deserves. As the cofounders of SorBabes, they’re out to revolutionize the way we think of sorbet with their bold flavors and creamy sorbet bars! In this episode, Nicole and Deborah share what makes SorBabes such a unique frozen treat, the inspiration behind their flavors, and their wisdom for women entrepreneurs.

    Learn more about SorBabes at https://www.sorbabes.com

    Follow SorBabes on Instagram: @sorbabes

    Podcast show notes: https://kitchenconfidante.com/redefining-sorbet-with-sorbabes-founders-nicole-cardone-and-deborah-gorman

    • 38 min
    52 Weeks, 52 Sweets with Vedika Luthra

    52 Weeks, 52 Sweets with Vedika Luthra

    Episode Notes
    Vedika Luthra is the creator of the food blog and popular YouTube channel, Hot Chocolate Hits. Born in India, Vedika was raised in Poland and later moved to the Netherlands where she pursues postgraduate studies in law. Vedika’s first cookbook, 52 Weeks, 52 Sweets: Elegant Recipes for all Occasions, was released last year and offers tasty treats every week of the year! In this episode, Vedika shares the inspiration behind her book, how she built her YouTube channel, how she harnesses the power of spices in baking, and more!

    Learn more about Vedika on http://hotchocolatehits.com

    Follow Vedika on Instagram @hotchocolatehits

    • 33 min
    The Challenges and Joys of Food Blogging and Podcasting with Christine Pittman

    The Challenges and Joys of Food Blogging and Podcasting with Christine Pittman

    Episode Notes
    In this episode, we peel the curtain on the world of food blogging with Christine Pittman of the site Cook the Story. With over 2 million monthly readers, Cook the Story is one of the top-ranked food blogs in the world. Christine doesn’t stop there, however! She manages another site, The Cookful, and is also busy as the host of two podcasts – Time Management Insider (TMI) and Recipe of the Day. Learn how Christine balances it all!

    Find Christine at:
    Cook the Story
    The Cookful
    Time Management Insider (TMI) Podcast
    Recipe of the Day Podcast

    Follow Christine Pittman on Instagram:
    @cookthestory

    • 44 min
    Learn to Cook (and ❤️ It) with New York Times Deputy Editor Genevieve Ko

    Learn to Cook (and ❤️ It) with New York Times Deputy Editor Genevieve Ko

    Episode Notes
    In this episode, host Liren Baker talks with Genevieve Ko, the Deputy Editor for the New York Times Food section and NYT Cooking, about their newest recipe series, Learn to Cook (and ❤️ It) in 10 Easy Dishes. These beginner recipes are aimed at novice cooks to help them gain confidence in the kitchen - but are recipes that cooks of all abilities will appreciate. This episode is for you if you’re looking for simple recipes and tips to kick off your cooking journey!

    Learn more about the beginner recipes in the New York Times.

    Follow NYT Cooking on Instagram:
    @nytcooking

    Learn more about Genevieve Ko at
    http://www.genevieveko.com

    Follow Genevieve on Instagram:
    @genevieve_ko

    • 34 min
    The Sweetness of Doing Nothing with Sophie Minchilli

    The Sweetness of Doing Nothing with Sophie Minchilli

    Episode Notes
    Born and raised in Rome to an Italian father and American mother, Sophie Minchilli’s love for Italy stems from the country’s beauty, its delicious food, and the people who make it special. Sophie shares what she calls the “real Italy” running food tours that takes her clients behind the scenes and into the homes of locals. In this episode, we chat about Sophie’s first book, The Sweetness of Doing Nothing: Live Life the Italian Way with Dolce Far Niente, where she teaches us how to incorporate the sweetness of doing nothing into our own lives, no matter where we live!

    Learn more about Sophie at 
    http://www.sophieminchilli.com

    Follow Sophie on Instagram: 
    @sminchilli

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

DupeOG ,

Hidden gem!

In a world littered with boring and me too podcast,this one really stands out. So nice to have a totally unique and fresh perspective on all things food and wine. Well done and keep the great content coming!

thenonjudgyvegan ,

Easy to listen to, fun, insightful

Liren has a great voice and conversational tone that's so fun and easy to listen to, while peeling back the curtain on brands and culinary leaders. A must listen!

adsanford ,

A wonderful listen

If you consider yourself a foodie and want to meet people in the industry, this is the podcast to listen. Liren is a curious soul and she has honest conversations about life as a foodie.

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