In the world of podcasting, foodie podcasts have recently popped up on the scene – from chef interviews, cooking tips, and much more, we’ve rounded up the best foodie podcasts to listen to while you’re prepping for some of our top chefs to cook dinner for you.
Offering an insight into the illusive world of Australia’s food scene and what really goes on behind-the-scenes at the top restaurants, the team (Sam Kennedy, Magdalena Roze and Jeanine Bribosia) have interviewed the likes of Heston Blumenthal, Andrew McConnell, Victor Liong, Neil Perry – and more – at some of the best cafes and restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne. Give it a listen, here.
Created by our friends at Food52 Network, Burnt Toast follows the different aspects of food culture and how it intersects in our everyday life. From catching up with friends, or celebrating our heritage, food is one of the large parts in our usual day, so host Michael Harlan Turkell shares not only his own foodie wisdom but why food is so important and how it has changed how we see the world forever. Plus, the podcast is snackable (excuse our pun) – with each episode lasting around half-an-hour. You can listen to it via the Food52 website.
The Splendid Table
Hearing from chefs with multitudes of experience and home-cooks alike is one of our favourite things, which is why The Splendid Table has made our list. Hosted by award-winning food journalist, Francis Lam, she explores the highs-and-lows of creating food and how it affects the way we view the world. It’s even gone back 23 years – all the way to 1997! Give all the episodes a listen via the Splendid Table Website, where you can also find amazing recipes from the podcast guests and Lam herself.
Radio Cherry Bombe
Let’s hear it for the women! Indie food magazine editor, Kerry Diamond brings the spotlight on women in food in her podcast ‘Radio Cherry Bombe’. Mostly focus on American influence, it celebrates what makes food great, as well as starting a career in the food industry – whether that is running your own restaurant or tapping into an undiscovered market.
The Dave Chang Show
Known for hemming the kitchen of Momofuku in New York City, Dave Chang is a world-renowned restaurateur – and now podcast host. Although his podcast also focuses on interviews with actors, sports stars and business owners, the foodie side to his podcast is not to be ignored – asking hard hitting questions to restaurant owners, producers and consumers, especially in the current climate we are in. Tune in via Apple Podcasts.
Deep In The Weeds
Made for those working in the Australian hospitality industry to shed light on the COVID-19 Crisis, Anthony Huckstep offers interviews, guidance and food tips with his newly released podcast, Deep In The Weeds. In these short snippets, he interviews the likes of everyone in the food industry – consumers, creators, restaurateurs, critics, managers, and owners – to see how they are dealing with the industry at the moment and how COVID is going to change our industry forever. Listen via their homepage, Deep In The Weeds.