I headed to the Abergavenny food festival, back in September, and met Sarah Dickins and Nick Miller of Pen-y-Wyrlod Lamb to discuss how they are doing things differently on their farm in Wales. Sarah and Nick’s goal is to produce sheep utterly sustainably and to have a carbon-positive farm. We discuss the concerns of veganism for farmers and how, at their farm, they work with the land to actually reduce…View Post
These podcasts that I present and produce are about the many and various aspects about food culture, food identity and the impact of food on the planet. Some feature big name celebrities and some the biggest influencers behind the scenes.
This week I talk to the owners of Honey & Co about Israeli cuisine, women in the kitchen and how, with their new book, you can recreate the food you eat in their restaurant, at home. Husband and wife team, Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer, are the couple behind the award-winning Honey & Co in London. As well as their restaurant, which opened on Warren Street in 2012, they have…View Post
This week, my podcast comes from the gorgeous white isle of Ibiza and the new food festival Amorevore. I bump into delicious. columnist Gill Mellor who was demonstrating how to cook over fire as well as talking about his new cookbook Time. We chatted about how people are embracing being outdoors, the performance of cooking at food festivals and how the smell, touch, taste and connection with food inspires him.…View Post
In this week’s podcast, sponsored by Bordeaux Wines UK, I head to the wine regions of Bordeaux to meet a couple of young winemakers causing a bit of a revolution. First up is fifteenth generation winemaker, Benoit Trocard of Clos Dubreuil, who, against his father’s advice, was the first ever to grow Chardonnay in Saint-Emilion. I also chat to Coralie de Bouard who has used new technology and grape varietals…View Post
This week, I meet blogger-turned-food writer and TV chef, Donal Skehan to find out how life as a former pop star – and being a new parent – inspired his latest book ‘Meals in Minutes’. I couldn’t talk to Donal without mentioning his pop group days; he reveals all and tells me how he likes to push himself out of his comfort zone; from the euphoric highs of singing on…View Post