Owner of Book Larder, a community cookbook store in Seattle, Washington.
Lara opened Book Larder in 2011 in hopes that it would become a gathering place for lovers of food and cooking in our city. Besides selling cookbooks from the US and UK, BookLarder has an in-store kitchen, to offer cooking classes, book discussions, bake offs, and author talks with some of the brightest minds writing about cooking today.
June 5th, 2019 | 34 mins 22 secs
This episode we welcome Joel Gamoran into our kitchen to chat about his first cookbook, Cooking Scrappy. The host of the A&E series Scraps, Joel tells us how to transform common throwaway items into delicious dishes. During his talk, he demonstrates a few of his inventive recipes (Spicy Potato Skin Crisps, Back of the Fridge Frittata and Beet Salt) while sharing insights into his philosophy and some tips for home cooks. Enjoy this talk and purchase your copy of Cooking Scrappy here.
May 29th, 2019 | 34 mins 52 secs
This episode we host Matt Lee and Ted Lee, brothers and co-authors of Hotbox, which gives readers a peek into the dramatic world of high-end catering. In conversation with Warren Etheredge , they tell stories of galas gone wrong, service secrets and what dish to avoid at a catered event. Enjoy this talk and click here to purchase a copy of Hotbox.
May 22nd, 2019 | 54 mins 22 secs
On our first episode, we welcome Ruth Reichl to celebrate her new memoir, Save Me the Plums. In conversation with Nancy Leson, she discusses her time at Gourmet magazine, Twitter presence, previous work and much more. Enjoy this talk and click here to purchase a copy of Save Me the Plums.
May 8th, 2019 | 1 min 6 secs
The podcast from Seattle's community cookbook store will launch in May 2019. Listen in on live author talks, conversations and events that take place in our store's kitchen.