California Homemade Food Act; Yerba Mate; Coffee Geeks
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Do you have dreams of starting a jam business? Independent producer Sasa Woodruff explains that the California Homemade Food Act may be just what home food producers need to get the ball rolling. Both Michael Phillips and Tony Konecny geek out on the nuances of coffee and Natalia Goldberg describes how locals drink yerba mate in Paraguay. Jonathan Gold ventures to the San Gabriel Valley for Mongolian hot pot. Christine Moore discusses her new book and her famous salted caramels. Plus, Nicole Mournian details what it takes to win big at the Good Food Pie Contest. And at the market, Laura Avery talks to cocktail chef Matt Biancaniello about his new seasonal cocktails and farmer Bill Coleman tells us why he’s not planting any brassicas or mustards this fall.
Market Report ()
Matthew Biancaniello is the bartender at the Library Bar at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. He shakes a cocktail with Asian pears, dill, lime juice and mochi-infused sake.
Bill Coleman is the owner of Coleman Family Farms in Carpinteria. He says the bagrada bug is attacking plants in the brassica and mustard families in Southern California. Brassicas include kale, broccoli and cauliflower. He is not planting any brassicas or mustards this season.
The California Homemade Food Act ()
Independent producer Sasa Woodruff explains what the California Homemade Food Act means for home cooks and bakers in California. (You can hear more about the act in this Reporter's Notebook segment from KCRW's Which Way, LA?)
This segment was made possible by KCRW's Independent Producers Project.
The World Barista Competition ()
Roasting Coffee Beans at Home ()
Tony Konecny is the owner of TONX, a coffee subscription service that is similar to a coffee CSA. They select and roast beans and deliver them to your doorstep.
Drink Yerba Mate Like a Local ()
A New Hot Pot Restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley ()
Jonathan Gold visits Little Sheep, a new hot pot restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley. He suggests the cuttlefish balls, lamb dumplings, pea sprouts, potatoes and freeze dried tofu for hot pot and his favorite sauce combination includes sesame oil, a lot of chile and a dash of sweet soy sauce.
140 W Valley Blvd
San Gabriel, CA 91776
You can find all of Jonathan’s restaurant suggestions on the Good Food restaurant map.
Little Flower Cafe at Home ()
This Year's Pie Contest Champion Talks Pie Crust ()
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