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Ollie Horn for Pona

A culinary podcast that shares the sweet, sour and just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.

Whether you're passionate about cooking, or just enjoy good food prepared by others, this is the show for you.

All Episodes

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Bobby Judo, who after getting a taste for Japanese food working in a Japanese restaurant in New York, got itchy feet moved to Japan 15 years ago with no plans to stay longer than couple of years. He now works as a TV presenter, MC and comedian, and presents a weekly cooking corner for a local TV station where he is tasked with creating a new dish each week using local and seasonal Japanese ingredients. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Jun 2020

50 min 47 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Shen Ming Lee, who despite only just graduating from her undergraduate degree, is already an accomplished author and speaker on the future of food. She discusses some of the learnings from her book "Hungry For Disruption", as well as how a life that has spanned Asia and the USA has influenced her ethics when it comes to food production and consumption.  Find out more about her work at https://www.shenminglee.com/If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

May 2020

48 min 33 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Vandana Dhaul, originally from delhi, she moved to Singapore and founded a succesful events services marketplace, and later went on to work as an investor in the next generation of food technology startups. Find out more about Thought For Food at https://thoughtforfood.org/.If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Apr 2020

44 min 13 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Leo Kearse, originally from Scotland, he moved to London to work as a stand-up comedian, and now travels the world, making audiences laugh. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Feb 2020

55 min 15 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Shinny Chia who spent ten years in Australia, before returning to her home country of Brunei. She uses her love of travel and food to inspire other home cooks in her collective cafe. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Oct 2019

36 min 55 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Vani Dhakshinamoorthy, who was born in Malaysia to Indian parents. She shares her recipe for a traditional South-Indian rasam. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Oct 2019

53 min 27 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Shaikh Fadilah a Bruneian coffee enthusiast who shares his twist on the humble cheescake, which includes some local surprises. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Sep 2019

36 min 58 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Sayed Azam-Ali a scientist who helped to found 'Crops For the Future' which researches how underutilized crops may be used to meet a damaged world's changing nutritional needs. His academic career has taken him all around the world, exposing him to the weird and wonderful from farm to fork. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Jul 2019

55 min 57 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Richard Holden who came to BBQ fairly late in life, but after throwing himself into the world of outdoor cooking now refuses to believe that there is any dish that can't be cooked over hot coal. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Jun 2019

56 min 49 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Chris Bavin. A celebrated TV presenter who has an encyclopedic knowledge of fruit and veg thanks to a long career as a market trader, culminating in founding the ground-breaking 'The Naked Grocer'. Chris shares why his signature dish is the humble British staple "Bangers 'n' mash", and explains how every ingredient on the plate can be bought affordably and ethically. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Jun 2019

53 min 38 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Natasha who used her Malaysian heritage to make unlikely connections in the USA. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Produced by Pona. 

Jun 2019

47 min 14 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Jon Garside who after failing to join the RAF, made the snap decision to use his mother's chicken recipe to get into culinary school in Paris. We learn what goes into this dish, and what it means to Jon and his family. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

Jun 2019

49 min 8 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Danny Pirello who has put decades of thought into his tender, crispy, and tangy fried chicken sandwich. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona. 

May 2019

50 min 37 sec

Cooking, eating, and talking enthusiast Ollie Horn talks to inspiring home cooks around the world, and encourages them to shares the sweet, sour and, just plain delicious stories from home kitchens around the world.In this episode, we meet Matthew Dumas who shares his approach to making great home-made stock in obsessive detail. If you enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you are listening to it to make sure that you don't miss future conversations with inspirational home cooks. You can get in touch with Ollie and the team at podcast@pona.app. Let us know what you enjoyed! Produced by Pona.

May 2019

50 min 49 sec