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Fine Food and Healthy Living Asia

Join Aussie Ian Nenke and American Todd Lejnieks as they navigate throughout Asia, talking to great chefs, eating fine food and exploring healthy lifestyles.

Dec 27, 2017

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! This week’s show features none other than Ian’s mother, Mary Nenke, one of the leaders of Western Australian farming and environmental sustainability. Mary speaks of her farm, Yabbies, how the business of exporting live Yabbies worldwide came into being....


Dec 20, 2017

Chef's Table just won "Best of the Best" Epicurean Star award. Chef Lorenz Raich discusses his "Western Omakase" style of service. Guests choose from a list of ingredients, then the Chef prepares and brings to the table to discuss the food. Intimate space provides close contact with customers, kitchen, and...


Dec 13, 2017

Listing of accolades received by Odette. Grandma drinking a cup of pig blood(!). “You can be the best chef in the world but alone you are nothing,” says Chef Julien. There is less and less artifice to his plates, “I remove things rather than adding things.”  Sourcing in Singapore – 97% of food in Singapore...


Dec 13, 2017

Podcast Episode #2 Show Notes: Ian and Todd speak with Chef Gunther of Gunther’s, which is celebrating 10 years in Singapore. Chef Gunther talks about his upbringing, working in his family restaurant and how he made his way from Bruges, via Paris and an economy ticket to Sydney, Australia with a fateful layover in...


Dec 13, 2017

Episode #1 Show Notes: Ian Nenke and Todd Lejnieks introduce themselves and talk about upcoming podcasts. We will be soon releasing podcast episodes talking with Chef Gunther, of Gunther’s, Chef Julien of Odette, and Chef Lorenz of Chef’s Table. Ian mentioned his Seafood business website, Australian Gourmet &...