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.
Gill Meller: Root,Stem, Leaf, Flower
This week, Gilly talks to food writer and River Cottage chef Gill Meller about the four food moments from his new book Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower that ponder on his relationship with food and the land.
William Sitwell: The Restaurant
Season 2, Ep. 3
This week William Sitwell, restaurant critic at the Telegraph, host of the podcast Biting Talk and author of The Restaurant takes us through the history not just of eating out but the story of human life through the prism of how we’ve learned to eat.
Ravinder Bhogal: Jikoni
Season 2, Ep. 2
Award-winning food writer, journalist and chef Ravinder Bhogal gives us her four favourite food moments from her new book Jikoni: proudly inauthentic recipes from an immigrant kitchen. Expect clucking aunties in dusty sandals and ancient pickle-makers with guard geese, wronged widows and the glee of ghee. Glorious stuff.