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Do you love being in the kitchen?

Are you passionate about ancestral food?

Do you want to be inspired, supported and encouraged in your food journey?

Ancestral Kitchen Podcast is for you!

Pull up a chair with me, a European townie, and my co-host Andrea, an American homesteader as we share, laugh and learn together.

#54 – What Have We Done To Beer?! (& What Can We Do About It?)

Did you know that women have been the predominant brewers of beer throughout history….up to just 400 years ago? How about that up till that same time period beer tasted completely different to the beer we are used to now? Join us in this episode to hear the real story of beer, how we messed it up and why Alison is passionate about bringing beer back where it belongs – the kitchen!… Read More

#53 – Raw Milk: Our Ancestral Heritage

Have you wondered if raw milk is truly safe? Why did we start pasteurizing it in the first place? Have our ancestors always drunk milk? What is the fermentation all about, and is it really necessary? In this episode, we will share some of what we have learned about raw milk over the past ten years.… Read More

#52 – Homesteading the Final Frontier

Imagine buying bare land in Alaska and building your own farm from the ground up. Imagine raising cows and chickens there and growing virtually all your own food. Imagine doing this whilst also being a mum to three youngsters (two of whom are baby twins) and having a partner who works a job away from home. Today, Andrea talks to Amanda Callahan, the lady who is doing just that.… Read More

#51 – Your Sourdough Questions Answered

“How do I use different ancient grains in making sourdough bread?” “How do they behave differently from wheat?” “How do I freeze and store dough or finished bread?” “And why do all those loaves on Instagram look like THAT, and mine looks like THIS?” All these questions and many more crop up when we discuss sourdough bread.… Read More

#50 – 20 Small Steps to an Ancestral Kitchen

Do you want to know how to transition your kitchen and your eating to ancestral methods? Maybe you’ve tried before or stopped and started multiple times? Perhaps you have the Nourishing Traditions cookbook, but feel so overwhelmed that you don’t know where to go next? In this episode, we will make it easy for you!… Read More

#49 – Traditional Slovakian Food

Naomi Huzovicova is a passionate and talented ancestral cook, a food story discoverer and an amazing photographer. She has lived and cooked up Slovakian food culture for 17 years and we’re grateful to her for sharing so much of its uniqueness with us. In this episode we open up the rich world that is Slovakian food.… Read More

#48 – Talking Fermentation With Kirsten Shockey

We know you want to know about fermentation! And who better to ask than the author of five fermentation books and co-founder of The Fermentation School, Kirsten Shockey. With over 20 years of experience in fermentation Kirsten has so much to share that’ll inform, enlighten and, frankly, change the way you eat.… Read More