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Kitchen Confession

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The Kitchen Confession podcast dives into the minds and kitchens of chefs, authors, lifestyle experts, foodie friends, bakers and brewers who share their untold kitchen confessions along with insider tips and tricks of the trade. Pull up a chair and join us for a no holds barred kitchen table conversation - you CAN sit with us!

The Kitchen Confession podcast dives into the minds and kitchens of chefs, authors, lifestyle experts, foodie friends, bakers and brewers who share their untold kitchen confessions along with insider tips and tricks of the trade. Pull up a chair and join us for a no holds barred kitchen table conversation - you CAN sit with us!

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Kitchen Confession podcast dives into the minds and kitchens of chefs, authors, lifestyle experts, foodie friends, bakers and brewers who share their untold kitchen confessions along with insider tips and tricks of the trade. Pull up a chair and join us for a no holds barred kitchen table conversation - you CAN sit with us!

Twitter:

@marymamms

Language:

English

Contact:

6472227072


Episodes

Stone Soup with Rita DeMontis

10/20/2021
Award winning lifestyle and food editor, Rita DeMontis shares her predictions of drastic change for the food industry post-pandemic. She thinks we'll see a shrinking fine dining scene and resurgence of Mom & Pop shops; but most importantly, a re-imagining in the middle, where young chefs and waitstaff no longer tolerate the all-to-common abuse in hospitality. And, we hear how Rita got her start writing for The Toronto Sun and stories of the incredible people she's met over 45 years in media.

Duration:00:24:21

Taco Night with Tori Wesszer

10/6/2021
Between work, school, sports, and clubs, figuring out what to put on the table is enough to make anyone want to curl into a ball. Registered Dietitian and lifestyle blogger, Tori Wesszer returns to the show to tell us about Fraiche Table, her answer to the dreaded question "what's for dinner?". Plus, we talk about raising kids to keep healthy habits without villainizing junk food.

Duration:00:30:30

Lemon Chicken with Vijaya Selvaraju

9/22/2021
TV cooking expert and taste-maker, Vijaya Selvaraju, is all about sparking excitement in the kitchen and connecting with people who love food! She enjoys long strolls down the grocery aisle with her husband as they scour stores for new and exciting ingredients to try! Vijaya pulls back the curtain on food media production and tells us how Tik Tok is making waves in the industry.

Duration:00:28:36

Grilled Grapes with Roger Mooking

9/8/2021
Celebrity chef, restaurateur, TV host, and author Roger Mooking has done it all! At home, Roger's kitchen is his playground, never cooking the same dish twice. He shares a little about his many experiments, including grilled grapes! Plus, despite industry challenges, business owners should get ready for a big boom, as Chef Mooking forecasts an enthusiastic return to the food scene post-pandemic.

Duration:00:20:36

Sweetbreads with Rachel Bies

8/25/2021
Stuck in the city in the midst of a pandemic, working full-time from home with a toddler, Rachel Bies says, "It felt like jail. You make the best of it but it was time for a change." So, Rachel got her driver's licence, bought a truck and moved her family and Holistic Nutrition practice from downtown Toronto to beautiful, spacious Prince Edward County. She tells us about her adventure raising a "runner," learning to rely on neighbours, and discovering a new terroir east of the big city.

Duration:00:26:20

Burrata and Peaches with Afrim Pristine

8/11/2021
Cheese Master Afrim Pristine says cheese is a humble, noble ingredient with staggering variety. At his shop, Cheese Boutique in Toronto, you can find more than six hundred types to suit any palate! We chat with Afrim about the art of cheese making and some upcoming trends in the industry - including some mouth-watering plant based options.

Duration:00:28:04

Summer Catch Up with Mary and Matt

7/28/2021
What's going on in the kitchens behind Kitchen Confession? We flip the script for another catch up episode with the producers of the show, Mary and Matt!

Duration:00:28:11

Chicken Vindaloo with Carson Arthur

7/14/2021
Landscape designer, author and pro gardener Carson Arthur joins us for a mid-season checkup on our gardens. We talk plant maintenance, harvesting tips and everything you need to know to give your garden a jump start next spring. Carson also shares what he's learned about sous-vide cooking and his favourite new spice combo.

Duration:00:30:13

Brazilian Brigadeiro with Mary Oliveira

6/30/2021
Mary Oliveira arrived in 2014 with a crazy new concept for Canadian chocolate lovers. With just four basic ingredients, her hand rolled Brazilian brigadeiro became a totally new, "magical" experience for Torontonians. Mary tells us the origin story of brigadeiro and a few milestones from her journey building a business in Canada.

Duration:00:28:01

Pad Thai Fries with Matt Basile

6/16/2021
It's been three years since we met Matt Basile, founder of Fidel Gastro's, at the Mac and Cheese festival in Milton, ON. In just a few years, he's transformed his pop up food company into a widely recognized catering brand. We catch up with Matt and talk pandemic problem solving from the past year. He shares how he navigated shutdowns and redirected his energy after selling his restaurant just months before COVID-19 struck.

Duration:00:28:25

Comfort Cornbread with Jennie Bovard

6/2/2021
AMI's Jennie Bovard says her penchant for baking is as much about the mental escape as for the sweet-tooth payoff. She shares her signature corn bread recipe with us, plus a few "food fumbles" from an upcoming episode of her podcast, Low Vision Moments.

Duration:00:25:08

Poached Rhubarb with Farmer Lee Jones

5/19/2021
The sandy loam is perfect for cultivating rare and unique vegetable varieties near Lake Erie. Farmer Lee Jones tells us why his family farm quit selling by the semi load and became The Chef's Garden. The beautiful recipes in his Modern Guide to Common and Unusual Vegetables is just the nudge we need to find the way to a plant forward future.

Duration:00:22:35

Sunday Roast with Fern Lulham

5/5/2021
This week, fellow AMI-audio podcaster Fern Lulham stops by with a Kitchen Confession. Not a cook but a lover of food, Fern shares some fond food memories like the time she braved a first-date spaghetti dinner and learning to share the kitchen with a sighted partner! Plus, we get a behind the scenes look at her dating and relationships podcast "Into You" and chat about disclosing a disability to a date.

Duration:00:25:17

Victory Garden with Frankie Ferragine

4/21/2021
In times of uncertainty gardening gives us a sense of purpose, comfort, and even food security so its no surprise that it's become ultra-popular throughout the pandemic. Canadian author and gardening expert, Frankie Ferragine says it reminds him of the Victory Gardens of World War II. He shares tons of tips to make the most out of any space and start a high yield food garden this season.

Duration:00:32:24

Aquafaba Pavlova with Izabela De Paz

4/7/2021
After her family moved to a vegan lifestyle in 2017, Izabela "Cake Mama" De Paz found herself competing with her own reputation. She spent months reformulating recipes that could stand up to her old repertoire of fabulous treats and landed smack dab in the midst of a burgeoning plant based movement, where she found popularity among herbivores and omnivores alike. Izabela shares some of her baking secrets with us, including the key to...gasp...a vegan pavlova?!

Duration:00:28:16

Strawberry Sundaes with Jason Skrobar

3/24/2021
From tweezers to frosting knives, syringes and even a heat gun, food stylist Jason Skrobar carries around some peculiar items to keep food looking fresh! Jason credits Instagram for the spike in popularity of food photography and we get into some of his top tips for getting the perfect shot!

Duration:00:28:09

Morel Mushrooms with Michael Hunter

3/10/2021
Sumac, watercress, morel mushrooms, wild mint. Those are just a few easy forage finds to add big interest to your cooking! After serving up 10,000 tenderloins throughout his career, chef and restaurateur Michael Hunter turned to wilder fare for more interesting flavours. Michael shares his new cookbook "The Hunter Chef," plus we chat about the ethics of hunting and his clash with an animal rights group outside Antler Kitchen & Bar.

Duration:00:32:45

Tuna Casserole with Lance Johnson

2/24/2021
Lance Johnson is a fellow podcaster and foodie friend. He lives with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease, and started the See-Through Podcast during the pandemic to make friends with other folks with RP, like me! He loves learning about people's creative adaptations so we chat all kinds of kitchen hacks as we learn about his food journey, and cooking at home with a sighted sous-chef!

Duration:00:27:53

Lift Academy with Angela Furfaro

2/10/2021
Building healthy new habits can be tough. Strength and conditioning coach Angela Furfaro says you need a powerful motivator and an activity you actually enjoy! Her program, LIFT Academy, is all about equipping women with the confidence, consistency and right fuel for their fitness.

Duration:00:29:57

Dinner Uncomplicated with Claire Tansey

1/27/2021
Claire Tansey has always thought of herself as a teacher first. In her new book, "Dinner Uncomplicated," she sets out to prove that cooking doesn't need to be difficult to be delicious. Culinary training, fancy appliances, or expensive ingredients are not the key to a worthwhile dinner. Instead, Claire explores every possible shortcut to put fantastic food within your reach. We talk about her time at the helm of Chatelaine magazine's test kitchen, tailoring thousands of recipes for their...

Duration:00:27:01