20 episodes

Join Ian Nenke and Todd Lejnieks as they travel throughout Asia, talking to great chefs, eating fine food, and seeking a healthy lifestyle.

Fine Food and Healthy Living Asia Ian Nenke, Todd Lejnieks

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

Join Ian Nenke and Todd Lejnieks as they travel throughout Asia, talking to great chefs, eating fine food, and seeking a healthy lifestyle.

    Thomas Berry of Nutrition Technologies

    Thomas Berry of Nutrition Technologies

    Thomas Berry and his team at Nutrition Technologies are creating a new sustainable source of animal feed ingredients. With the depletion of fish caused by the by massive super trawlers, and soy production projected to slow over the next decade, Berry uses Black Soldier Fly larvae for nutrient "upcycling" and provides a new high-quality alternative to traditional proteins and oils used in fish and chicken feed, with other potential applications that turn food waste into compost and "waste into wealth". 

    • 35 min
    Green Talks with F&B at Sunway

    Green Talks with F&B at Sunway

    Todd has a fascinating chat about ways that businesses can make an impact with sustainability with David Ward, who is bringing bamboo toilet paper to SE Asia, Michael Folk, who is doing something about the most impactful "Drawdown" item, refrigeration management and Sharan Sambhi, who organized the "Green Talks with F&B" event, held recently at Sunway, Iskandar, Johor, Malaysia.  

    • 51 min
    Todd Visits the Pachamama Alliance Global Gathering

    Todd Visits the Pachamama Alliance Global Gathering

    Todd returned to his roots in Petaluma, California to attend the Pachamama Alliance Global Gathering. Environmental activists, social justice thought leaders and those deeply rooted in the spiritual underpinning of the Pachamama Alliance spoke at the gathering, including Lynne and Bill Twist, John Perkins, Paul Hawken, Charles Eisenstein, Drew Dellinger, Rev. Deborah Johnson and Brian Swimme. In this podcast, Todd shares his experience of the event and we also listen to clips from some of the speakers.

    • 59 min
    Lemuel Ng of FOLO Farms

    Lemuel Ng of FOLO Farms

    The "farming doctor" Lemuel Ng explores the love, health, community and spirit of the soil and magic of community that is FOLO Farms. We talk about why a "weak" plant and a "sick" person are so important, how insects are important to nutrition, and how what you don't know might be so much more important than what you do know. Lemuel's purpose and passion beam through in this entertaining and highly-educational talk.

    • 52 min
    Will Chua of FOLO Farms

    Will Chua of FOLO Farms

    Will Chua was a government official in Singapore who had a "third life crisis" and re-evaluated his life, his relationship with family and friends and what he was doing in the world. With a group of family and friends, he began FOLO (Feed Our Loved Ones) Farms in order to address some health issues that they had come to learn were food-related. We discuss organic farming, food waste, community, environment, and spirituality. It is a fun, lively and deep conversation.

    • 58 min
    Mark Mottram Bar and Bakery, Singapore

    Mark Mottram Bar and Bakery, Singapore

    With a name change and a few tweaks, Mark Mottram brought new life to the former “Muffinry”. Located in the bustling Central Business District (CBD) of Telok Ayer in Singapore, this charming enclave features homemade bread and muffins, a full bar, wonderful events and some of the best cocktail pricing in town. Mark’s insight into increasing business and customers’ value is educational, as well as entertaining.

    • 18 min

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Todd Lejnieks ,

From co-host Todd Lejnieks

As co-host of this podcast, I am giving this five stars because it’s so fun to be a part of this adventure! Have a listen and let us know what you think.

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