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.
California Homemade Food Act; Yerba Mate; Coffee Geeks
From this Episode:
Drink Yerba Mate Like a Local
Natalia Goldberg lives in Paraguay where she writes for the on-line travel guide, Discovering Paraguay . She recently published The Other Places Travel Guidebook to...
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...
Little Flower Cafe at Home
Christine Moore is the chef and owner of Little Flower Cafe and Little Flower Candy Company . Her new book is Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe .
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...
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...
This Year's Pie Contest Champion Talks Pie Crust
Nicole Mournian swept this year's pie contest winning Best Fruit Pie, Best Savory Pie, Best Crust and Best in Show for her Pork and Peas Pie . She discusses what it takes...
The World Barista Competition
Michael Phillips won the World Barista Championship in 2010. Along with Tyler Wells and Chris Owens, he owns Handsome Coffee Roasters in Downtown Los Angeles.