How to turn your passion for food into a career with Olia Hercules - Eat, Capture, Share Podcast

In today’s episode (14) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Olia Hercules, chef, food stylist and cookbook author of the award winning cookbooks MAMUSHKA and KAUKASIS. We talk about how she turned her passion for food into an incredibly successful career. Here’s what you can expect from today’s episode …

  • I explain why Olia played a pivotal role in my journey as a full-time food blogger, photographer and stylist

  • Olia introduces herself

  • Olia talks about how she discovered her love for food and cooking

  • Olia shares her top tip for those seeking a career in food

  • Olia openly discussed the setbacks she encountered along the way

  • We talk about the process of writing her award winning debut cookbook MAMUSHKA

  • Olia opens up about how she approached the Guardian magazine

  • We chat about how Olia was contacted by a literary agent

  • Olia and I discuss why Eastern European food has been overlooked for such a long time

  • We mention why it’s important to believe in your concept

  • Olia voices her thoughts on the role that studying food and training in restaurants can play in forging a career as a cookbook author

  • Olia speaks about creativity in recipe development

  • We discuss what it really means to work as a food stylist

  • Olia shares what food trend she’s currently excited about

  • Olia describes how exciting vegetarian Ukrainian food is

  • Olia states where she finds her inspiration


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