Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith
Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley: Falastin
Season 1, Ep. 7
Gilly Smith has lunch with Ottolenghi's Executive Chef Sami Tamimi and his co-author of Falastin, Tara Wigley to find the four food moments that tell their story of their new book about Sami's homeland of Palestine.
Gennaro Contaldo: Limoni
Season 8, Ep. 2
This week, we're staying in the Mediterranean as Gilly sniffs the lemons of the Amalfi coast with everyone’s favourite Italian, Gennaro Contaldo.Since Gilly first met Gennaro, the conversation about food has changed: veganism, eating less but better to save the planet, regenerative farming for soil health, it’s a whole new language. But, as Gennaro shows us in his latest book, Limoni, it’s actually the very essence of the Mediterranean Diet.
Dr Simon Poole: The Real Mediterranean diet
Season 8, Ep. 1
This week, Gilly is withGP, Dr Simon Poole whose latest book The Real Mediterranean Diet shares the latest science behind the world’s oldest and healthiest diet.
Kylee Newton: The Modern Preserver
Season 7, Ep. 30
This week, Gilly is withKylee Newtonwhose fermenting and pickling masterclasses were featured in the Guardian and The Times.Formerly a fine purveyor of presrves and pickles, her brand Newton & Pott has morphed from production to media as Kylee’s latest book The Modern Preserver hits the shelves.A serial entrepreneur and all-round creative, her story of making it up as you go along will be familiar to many listeners who’ve always wanted to turn their hobby into their world.