55 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!

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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

    Cassoulet Confessions with Sylvie Bigar

    Cassoulet Confessions with Sylvie Bigar

    Episode Notes
    We welcome back award-winning, international food and travel writer Sylvie Bigar to the show to chat about her recently released memoir, Cassoulet Confessions, Food, France, Family, and the Stew That Saved My Soul. In this episode, Sylvie talks to host Liren Baker about how cassoulet has become a beloved dish in France, how she immersed herself in Carcassonne with her mentor and cassoulet master, Chef Eric Garcia, her beloved father, and more!

    Learn more about Sylvie Bigar at https://sbigar.com

    Follow Sylvie Bigar on Instagram: @sylviebigar

    Podcast show notes: https://kitchenconfidante.com/cassoulet-confessions-with-sylvie-bigar

    • 34 min
    Recipes to Celebrate Together — with Tara Bench of Tara Teaspoon

    Recipes to Celebrate Together — with Tara Bench of Tara Teaspoon

    Episode Notes
    Tara Bench is a veteran in the food publishing and magazine industry, and a trained chef. She has over 20 years of experience, with prominent roles as Food Editor at Martha Stewart Living and Food Director at the Ladies’ Home Journal, and is also known for her site, Tara Teaspoon. She is celebrating the release of her new book, Delicious Gatherings: Recipes to Celebrate Together.

    In this episode, Tara shares all about cooking with her mom growing up, her career as a food stylist and now book author and blogger, and the inspiration behind her new book.

    Learn more about Tara at https://tarateaspoon.com

    Follow Tara on Instagram: @tarateaspoon

    Podcast show notes: https://kitchenconfidante.com/delicious-gatherings-with-tara-bench

    • 24 min
    Spice Kitchen -- Healthy Latin And Caribbean Cuisine with Ariel Fox

    Spice Kitchen -- Healthy Latin And Caribbean Cuisine with Ariel Fox

    Chef Ariel Fox is best known as the winner of Hell’s Kitchen in season 18 and as a guest judge on Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay. Off-screen, she is the Regional Vice President of Culinary for Landry’s at Dos Caminos and Del Friscos. She recently released her latest book: Spice Kitchen: Healthy Latin and Caribbean Cuisine.

    In this episode, Chef Ariel shares all about her worldly culinary upbringing and the vibrant, adaptable recipes in her new book.

    Follow Chef Ariel Fox on Instagram: @chefarielfox

    Podcast Show Notes: https://kitchenconfidante.com/spice-kitchen-healthy-latin-and-caribbean-cuisine-with-ariel-fox

    • 25 min
    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

    Podcast show notes: https://kitchenconfidante.com/in-praise-of-veg-with-alice-zaslavsky

    • 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

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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