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Gilly Smith

The Future of Food

Next stop on my virtual book tour! Monday October 5th 12-1pm Join me to discuss the future of food as we consider how to change the way we eat to save the planet. Special guests on the panel are: landowner and Mr Glyndebourne, Gus Christie, heritage grains farmer and Observer Food Monthly cover girl, Abi Aspen, parish councillor, localism advocate and sustainable B&B host at Starnash Farmhouse, Vicky Radtke, progressive…

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The Influencers: a webinar

In the first of a series of webinars to discuss the BIG issues around food in my new book Taste and the TV Chef: how storytelling can save the planet, a panel of super-influencers consider how to change the way we eat to save the planet. Click here to watch food writer and social media star Melissa Hemsley, founder of Wahaca Thomasina Miers, global CEO of Compassion in World Farming…

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It’s all about the planet

Welcome to Season THREE of Cooking the Books! Next week, we start with a bang and a brand new sponsor with Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage on the four food moments in their new book, Flavour. But this week, ahead of my weekend webinars on how to eat to save the planet to launch my new book Taste and the TV Chef, I had to invite the mighty eco chef,…

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Taste and the TV Chef: the launch party starts here

Click here to buy Taste and the TV Chef: how storytelling can save the planet I used to be such a party girl, but since Lockdown I’m rather enjoying being a more virtual version of myself. Not only does it mean barely ever leaving home, it’s SO much better for the planet. So when it comes to launching my book, packing my Zoom room with some of the most interesting…

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We’re all going on a summer holiday

Ok, so maybe it’s not like it used to be; the UK is busy pulling up the drawbridges to most of our favourite holiday destinations, Cornwall’s packed to the gills and that good old double decker in which Cliff and co cruised off to Greece for a week or two would be a socially distancing nightmare these days. But life is but a dream as virtual and remote become our…

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