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Ashley Stephens is a struggling junior journalist, desperate to make her mark in the world of radio news. Follow one woman’s hilarious odyssey as she battles to be taken seriously, and get the real scoop. Starring Bethan Cullinane and James Corrigan/Created by Andy Apollo.
 
Dirty Linen goes behind the scenes in restaurants, cafes and bars, covering issues the hospitality industry finds hard to share in public - it's all up for grabs and everything is on the table. Your host is food journalist Dani Valent. For 20 years, Dani has been writing about restaurants and the people who give them life. But she's an outsider, a critic, a tourist, a fan. Despite hearing the stories and writing the tales, she's never really understood what happens behind the scenes. Now it' ...
 
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We're talking Australian mushrooms with Martin Martini (Belly of the World). Whether it's spotting wild mushrooms while driving at 100kmh, collecting mysterious mushrooms in his hat or dreaming about the mushroom that he ends up finding the next day, Martin is all about mycology, mycelium and the magic of mushies. https://linktr.ee/bellyoftheworldm…
 
Perth chef and restaurateur Paul Bentley moved overseas in 1999 and had no plans to return to Australia before the pandemic shut everything down. Now at Si Paradiso and Casa in Perth, he's using everything learnt in a career spanning Europe, New York and Mexico in his menus and approach to training and team-building. https://www.instagram.com/pauli…
 
Nick Holliday runs Belvedere Farm on Jinibara country in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in Queensland. Nick was a lawyer and union organiser before buying a property he originally thought would be a fun weekender...but then he got more serious. Working alongside his wife Brydie, their approach goes beyond regenerative farming to agro-ecological prin…
 
Dwayne Bannon-Harrison runs Mirritya Mundya, a culinary enterprise on Yuin country in southern New South Wales. He and wife Amelia use native ingredients to create grazing boxes and pop-up dinners. Australian Indigenous cuisine is the oldest food culture in the world - how can Second Nations people deepen their understanding, respect and appreciati…
 
Friday On My Mind is my end-of-week musing about what I've been eating, drinking, pondering and wondering. Today I chat about foodie trips to Central Vic and the New South Wales South Coast, the rocketing return of events, and some places I've been enjoying recently including Serai, Sorsi e Morsi and White Rabbit Record Bar. Join me at Worksmith Co…
 
Melbourne wouldn't be the same without Tracey Lester, the serial hospitality entrepreneur who owns The Gertrude Hotel, The Carlton Club and The Windsor Castle. The artist-turned-publican creates design-driven businesses that provoke joy and wonder. She's also big on balance and talks about the importance of staying well to ensure a longterm career …
 
Pastry chef Carina La Delfa runs the kitchen at The Hamptons Bakery and caterer Tommy Collins in Melbourne's Hampton. She is passionate about kitchen culture and the place of women in hospitality. We talk about toxic workplace behaviour and her efforts to turn her own kitchen into a place of empathy, fun and passionate learning. https://www.instagr…
 
After a long career in the city Lee Towle (Longview Garlic) had a yearning for an off-grid lifestyle. Lee and her husband set the GPS for the Southern Tablelands and not only built a sustainable off gird farm, but now produce some of the best garlic in the country too. https://www.longviewgarlic.com.au Follow The Producers on Instagram https://www.…
 
We head to Tasmania to speak to Adam James, the fermentation expert behind Rough Rice condiments and food pop-ups. We learn about Adam's first experiment in fermented contraband, and he shares key moments in his fermenting journey, including visits to an Italian loft, a Korean monastery and a Japanese pickle club. He also clues us in on this year's…
 
Psychologist and publican Jay Marinis is co-owner of The Scenic Hotel in the Adelaide Hills and one of the drivers of Topsoil Garden, a therapeutic horticultural project. His proposition is radical and obvious at the same time: society is broken. Jay wants to reshape it with the true spirit of hospitality as its golden, gifting thread. topsoilgarde…
 
The Lismore floods are off the front page but the region is still in crisis. Brad Rickard owns three businesses in town: Bank Cafe, The Loft fine dining restaurant and Piggy Bank takeaway. None of them have power, the rebuild hasn't even started and the only certain thing about the future is that there will be another flood. Brad talks it through..…
 
Georgie Rogers raises White Suffolk sheep on the edge of the Barossa Valley in South Australia. As a solo newbie hogget farmer, the four-year journey has been challenging but rewarding despite - and even because - she occasionally has her arm up to the elbow inside a pregnant ewe. https://www.rogersfarmbarossa.com Follow The Producers on Instagram …
 
As Ramadan gives way to Eid, we chat to Zeeshan Ashraf, owner with his brother Usman of Khabbay, a Pakistani restaurant in Melbourne. Zeeshan talks about fasting and feasting as a Muslim and as a restaurant owner. He also shares his epic COVID story of heading to Pakistan for five days to get married, then finding the Australian borders shut behind…
 
It's only five weeks since Vinotto opened in Perth's Swanbourne and it's been swept up in suburban dining enthusiasm and West Australia's grappling with the Omicron wave. Chef Justin Wong fills us in. https://www.instagram.com/vinottobar/ Follow Dirty Linen on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dirtylinenpodcast Follow Dani Valent https://www.inst…
 
Wine maker Farhad Bandesh is soon to launch Bandesh Wine & Spirits, made in the Yarra Valley and infused with the spirit of Kurdistan. Farhad came to Australia in 2013 as a refugee after fearing for his life in Iran. He was cruelly imprisoned offshore and in Melbourne for 8 years. He asks the Australian government and the Australian people for just…
 
After a career in environmental management and finding more sustainable farming practises fourth generation farmer Lucy Dodd (Lowan Park Produce) returned to the farm in the Dodd family since the late 1920’s. Her passion to create and sustain regional communities through sustainable agriculture has seen her taking on the challenge of farming pastur…
 
South Australian chef Alana Brabin is head chef at Lyndoch Hill in the Barossa Valley where she showcases local farmers. We talk women in hospitality, bad culture in kitchens, why she rethought the term "farmer's wife" and how she's planning to work with disabled cooks. Check out Alana's forum on Toxic Work Culture in Hospitality https://hawkecentr…
 
Here's what's on my mind this Friday! I fill you in on where I've been eating and what it's made me ponder. I muse on the tendency for immigrant cuisine to be anchored in the time of migration and the fresh joy when it time travels. I talk about Cam Tay-Yap's Koi pop-up and the lift-me-up energy in the room. And I consider rule changes: masks and v…
 
We continue exploring the huge variety of hospitality pathways with chef Petros Dellidis. As owner of catering company Adonis Kitchen, Petros looks after the food for sporting clubs Melbourne City and Carlton Football Club. As head chef of Epocha restaurant in Melbourne, he satisfies his ongoing passion for restaurants, fine dining and training the…
 
We love chatting about hospitality pathways on Dirty Linen. Today's guest is Carla Montanaro from Naro Bakes, a Melbourne e-bakery forged in the uncertainty of lockdown but now settling and growing with confidence and flair. Carla talks about the twists and turns of a career in food, the joys of a spiral salami tart, and the pleasure and pain of pu…
 
Pastry chef, chocolatier and chocolate maker Deniz Karaca is so embedded in the world of chocolate that he sees it as part of him: it’s his identity and passion, it’s who he is. But chocolate has also pushed Deniz to question, explore and change, as he’s transitioned from creative patissier to craft producer. Cuvee Chocolate, his bean-to-bar operat…
 
What if everyone did something and it added up to good food for all? That's the premise of Chefs' Manifesto, a community of chef advocates equipped with a simple set of actions to drive progress on the food issues that matter most. It's open to all and Paul Newnham drives it - we dig in... https://sdg2advocacyhub.org/chefs-manifesto Follow Dirty Li…
 
What if there was a way you could sort out dinner or tomorrow's school lunches, save money and reduce food waste all at the same time? Enter Natalie Sarau's Forkful, a new B-to-C platform that fills bellies, helps the planet and creates community connection. Natalie also shares a strawberry hack that turns sad punnets into happy berries. https://fo…
 
Today Dirty Linen heads to New York to chat to Australian chef Buddha Lo. Buddha is competing on Top Chef as well as running the show at Marky's Caviar and Huso. We talk about the kitchen culture Buddha trained up in and why elements of it need to change if hospitality is to be sustainable for all who devote themselves to it. https://www.chefbuddha…
 
Have you heard of B Corps? Max Shatkhin's Little Sky Gelato is Australia's first B-Corp-certified gelato store and one of only 400 or so Australian businesses to have the B Corp stamp of approval. Proving his Melbourne business's environmental and social impact credentials has been a lengthy and satisfying process, aligning with Max's values and en…
 
Inspired by the farmers’ markets while working as scientists in the US, Stan Robert (Fat Carrot Farm, Tasmania) started forming a greater connection to the food that fuelled their bodies. It led to a yearning to grow their own, and now they have an organic vegetable farm that supplies some of Hobart’s best restaurants. https://www.instagram.com/fat…
 
We're talking sustainability issues and solutions on Dirty Linen this week, starting with Sydney bartender and changemaker Matt Whiley. His bar Re is made from recycled materials and uses surplus and discarded produce in its creative no-waste cocktails and dishes. With one-third of all food wasted, where does the balance lie between showcasing poss…
 
We wrap this week's cultural celebrations with Mousa Khayat's rundown on Ramadan. Mousa is from Palestine and he makes sweet cheese pastries just like in the old country at his shop Knafeh Nabulseyeh in Melbourne's Hughesdale. We talk fasting and feasting and the importance of sweets. https://www.instagram.com/knafehnabulsyeh/?hl=en Follow Dirty Li…
 
This week on Dirty Linen we're talking religious festivals because there are lots happening! The Hindu festival of Ram Navami (April 10 this year) celebrates the birthday of Lord Rama. Chef Harry Mangat returns to Dirty Linen to share memories of a celebration that isn't part of his Sikh culture but that he happily enjoys because the food tradition…
 
This week on Dirty Linen we're talking cultural and religious festivals because there's a crush of them happening in April. First up, baker Maaryasha Werdiger clues us into food traditions around the Jewish festival of Passover, which begins on April 15. Bring on the matzo! https://www.zeldabakery.com.au Follow Dirty Linen on Instagram https://www.…
 
After growing up - and running wild - on a dairy farm, Sallie Jones founded Gippsland Jersey in 2016. She ensures farmers are paid a fair price for milk, promotes mental health and wellbeing in rural communities and approaches every business situation with kindness foremost in mind. It's been a complex and challenging journey fortified by community…
 
After eight conversations showcasing a variety of views on Port Phillip Bay seafood, we attempt to wrap the topic and tie it up with a neat bow. Our interlocutor is longtime seafood expert John Susman, host of our sibling Fishtales podcast. I start by expressing a certain hazy disgruntled disappointment... https://linktr.ee/FishtalesPodcast Follow …
 
In our penultimate interview about Port Phillip Bay seafood (for now, anyway), we're chatting to Hazel head chef Oliver Edwards. A longtime advocate for local, sustainable seafood, Oliver has been fighting for years to retain the sardine fishery on Melbourne's doorstep. He prizes a resilient local food supply and laments the lack of access to an ec…
 
We continue to delve into the huge topic of Port Phillip Bay seafood in today's interview with longtime fish wholesaler and retailer George Kaparos. As co-founder and director of Clamms Seafood, George has seen 30 years of flux in the industry. How is he feeling about recent changes? https://clamms.com.au Follow Dirty Linen on Instagram https://www…
 
Are we still gnashing and thrashing the topic of Port Phillip Bay? You bet! Today's guest is Sascha Rust, chef and conservationist, now working as a food systems architect and supplying traceable seafood to restaurants with a little help from the blockchain. https://www.instagram.com/sascharust/?hl=en Follow Dirty Linen on Instagram https://www.ins…
 
We're still splashing around in Port Phillip Bay talking seafood. Our guest today is Travis Dowling, the CEO of the Victorian Fisheries Authority. The VFA rolls out policy on behalf of the government, managing the sometimes competing interests of recreational fishers and commercial fishers, who catch fish on behalf of all Victorians. We attempt to …
 
We continue our Port Phillip Bay series with chef Michael Bacash. Michael grew up fishing on the bay, cooking his catch over a burner in his family's Mt Martha boatshed. As a specialist seafood chef, he's loved cooking the same fish for his restaurant customers. How does he feel about reduced availability of prized bay species and a complete lack o…
 
As we continue talking seafood and Port Phillip Bay, we check in with a director of Future Fish, the recreational fisher lobby group that is responsible for the impending net ban that will decimate Victorians' access to fresh, local seafood. But David Kramer - lifetime rec fisher, host of a fishing radio show and tackle shop owner - doesn't even wa…
 
Why are local people losing access to sustainable local seafood? We continue with our series on Port Phillip Bay fisheries in a discussion with Joanne Butterworth-Gray, Independent Chair of Seafood Industry Victoria. SIV represents commercial fishers who sometimes feel like their industry is being dismantled around them. Given that commercial catch…
 
Today Dirty Linen embarks on a special series focusing on fishing in Port Phillip Bay, the vast body of water that shapes Melbourne. Local food has never been so important - and Melbourne people love showing off their great food city. At the same time, supply chains are strained. Fuel is expensive. The pandemic, floods, droughts and fires have show…
 
Greta Donaldson eased her way into confectionery as an escape and alternative from her stressful work in public relations. Slowly and surely, her passion has turned into a thriving sweet treat business that’s allowed her to make deep connections with her regional community, find balance and bring joy to brittle lovers all around Australia. https://…
 
Ronston Baira was named Victoria's Indigenous Chef of the Year at the recent Restaurant and Catering Industry Awards. Yeah Ronston! We talk about growing up in north Queensland where seafood was a food focus for his large family, his satisfying work at MoVida Aqui and the reason he might lug a paella pan on the plane one day. https://www.instagram.…
 
Our epic miniseries with the Pipit Girl Gang wraps up with Yen Trinh, co-owner of Pipit Restaurant and the powerhouse behind the Girl Gang pop-up. We reflect on the motivations behind this and other events, the challenges of being a parent and working in restaurants, and the benefits of bringing outside perspectives to an industry that can sometime…
 
We continue with the Pipit Girl Gang in this conversation with sommelier Gabby Fury. Gabby works a day a week at Harvest Newrybar and consults on wine in between looking after her baby daughter Freida. Her family lives 10 minutes out of flood devastated Lismore and recovery and rebuilding looms large. We also chat about the pull of restaurants afte…
 
After building a career in the hospitality sector, Jordan Sly (Wormticklers) had a yearning for a greater connection to produce. He set himself a mission to grow the best quality organic seedlings and he’s now become one of the most important parts in the organic food chain on the east coast of Australia. https://www.wormticklers.com Follow The Pro…
 
We continue our Pipit Girl Gang series with Jude Ng, a chef at the Pottsville restaurant. Jude has been busy dealing with the floods - feeding people and pitching in. As an ex-social worker who came to cooking later in life, Jude reflects on the structural issues in hospitality as well as its many powerful joys. She also has the best story ever abo…
 
It's FriYay and that means it's time for Friday On My Mind, a short, sharp(ish) brain dump of food news, eating obsessions and recent and upcoming articles. This week I chat Nigella, recap our Pipit Girl Gang series, preview a pod-series about Port Phillip Bay fishing and touch on the plight of refugees imprisoned in the centre of Melbourne. Have a…
 
We continue our miniseries in the flood-smashed Northern Rivers, talking community and hospitality with the Pipit Girl Gang. Today we hear from Pipit front of house manager Alice Dwyer. Alice is big on respect, caring leadership and building a culture that makes hospitality a career of choice. https://www.pipitrestaurant.com/store-1/girl-gang-femal…
 
We continue our mini-series celebrating Pipit's Girl Gang. Saffron Brun-Smits never stopped asking questions when she trained with Pipit owner Ben Devlin at his previous Paper Daisy gig. Saffron is now head chef at La Casita in Brunswick Heads. She's young, driven and keen to always keep learning. Right now, the floods loom large: we talk community…
 
We're marking International Women's Day by launching a series of podcasts centred on Pipit's 'Girl Gang' celebration of women in hospitality. Since we planned the series, the northern New South Wales region surrounding the Pottsville restaurant has been slammed by devastating floods. There's a lot to talk about. We kick off with Lily Pegus, pastry …
 
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