487: Exploring Confidence With Nastasha Alli

Nastasha Alli is the host and producer of Exploring Filipino Kitchens podcast.  On the podcast she talks with chefs, home cooks, Exploring Confidence With Nastasha Allifood producers and book authors (among others!) about Filipino food such as how they cook it, source it, and share it with friends and family.  It combines her love of storytelling and Filipino food culture.

Nastasha shares how her love and passion for exploring Filipino cuisines have given her the confidence to pursue it further through her writing and through her podcast.  She also shares tips on self confidence that you can use in your own journey to self confidence.


Nastasha Alli is the host and producer of Exploring Filipino Kitchens podcast.

Cultural Background

Nastasha is of Filipina descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

You won’t know if something works until you try.

You won’t know if something works until you try.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is being consistent with your efforts and giving it your best is key.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Nastasha spent all of her 20s (literally!) feeling like she needed to step up and do more, because she wasn’t sure of what she wanted to do and who she wanted to be.

The “AHA” Moment

Nastasha got to work with a small, very passionate team of Filipino food lovers to bring the “Hidden Flavors of the Philippine Kitchen” food tour to Toronto.  This is when Nastasha realized the same passion when working endless hours on her podcast and writing.

Simplecast Banner

Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Its much easier now to start a new project for Nastasha and get other peoples’ feedback on her ideas.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Whenever you start to doubt yourself, take a step back and think about your overall purpose and goal. Then ask yourself, what is it that really scares me? Do I want to achieve my goals strongly enough that I’m willing to sacrifice some time and effort now, for a larger payoff? What is it about myself that I specifically feel I don’t have a handle on, and what can I do about it? Who can I talk to?

Interview Links

Would you like to make a donation?

Click here to make a donation to support the podcast.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.