Talking Nigel Slater… With Douglas McNaughton

As part of my research for my book, I’m watching a lot of telly, and so who better to watch with than a library shelf full of academics. Here’s the first with the University of Brighton’s Douglas McNaughton who teaches Film and Screen Studies.

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The Write Songs

A little taste of The Write Songs, coming up soon on Radio Reverb

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Tangible Memories

I’m listening to a lot of BBC Food Programme podcasts at the moment as I prepare to hunker down and write my book for Bloomsbury Academic this summer. And as I listen to stories of Syrian food and make copious notes, I remember how much I learned from the Syrians on my own doorstep. And I didn’t even post the links here. So as I read, listen and cram, I’m revisiting my blog here with…

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Food Trucking USA

Food truck cuisine is just about the biggest thing in American food culture this summer, with foodies lining up for fresh grilled chicken sandwiches, tacos made to order or barbecued chicken and ribs in city parks.  Kennesaw State University Journalism professor, Josh Azriel braved the Atlanta heatwave to get into the kitchens at the city’s Food Truck Park. He spoke with three food truck owners taking full advantage of this new culinary craze in…

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Talking Atlanta… with Courtney Rushing

Another guest blog from my colleague at Kennesaw State University, Dr Josh Azriel who is rising to my challenge of examining the relationship between food and the high streets of the world for my book ‘Taste and the TV Chef’..  It can be daunting breaking into food media, especially television.  Yet, 23 year old Courtney Rushing, of Atlanta, Georgia in the United States has embarked on a new career.  As…

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