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Vanessa Holden Founder Smitten: Artisan Truffles — Episode 9 of the Great Food Great Stories Podcast with Steven Shomler
In this episode Steven Shomler visits with Vanessa Holden Founder Smitten: Artisan Truffles.
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During this Great Food Great Stories Podcast you will learn why Vanessa chose to name her culinary start up Smitten, what a truffle is, how to make a great truffle at home, some of the fun and innovative truffles that Vanessa has made using ingredients like olive oil, rosemary, wine, bourbon, beer, cider, yuzu, calamansi, passionfruit, and more.
Steven suggests a few collabs for Vanessa to consider doing such as #1 making a truffle with Dragon’s Gate Brewery’s Le Morte d’Arthur Belgian Chocolate Stout, #2 that she make a special truffle for the annual Beer. Cider. Love. dinner using Finnriver Cacao and Fort George Cavatica Stout, #3 working with Buddha Kat Winery’s Chat Noir Blackberry and #4 Vanessa could head out to Astoria and meets up with baker extraordinaire Tamee Harden Blankenship. Together Tamee and Vanessa would make culinary magic happen!
Toward the end of this podcast Vanessa shares some of what helped get her culinary startup off the ground – people skills, networking and tenacity.
The Great Food Great Stories Podcast is brought to you by Portland Culinary Radio, and is generally recorded at Culmination Brewing Company. This episode was recorded at Hood Crest Winery. Steven Shomler is the your host.
Many thanks to Ken Wilson the Media Maestro for his amazing engineering and editing!