Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith


The Fortnum and Mason Awards Shortlist with Mark Diacono, Tara Wigley and Georgina Hayden

Season 19, Ep. 6

This week, Gilly meets the judges of this year's Fortnum and Mason Awards (who shortlisted Cooking the Books for Best Podcast!) to discuss the food books nominated for these Oscars of the food world.

The judges this year are three brilliant food writers, all of whom have been on Cooking the Books and were the pick of the best in 2021; Mark Diacono whose book Herb was on the shortlist, Georgina Hayden who won best Cookery Writer and Tara Wigley who, with Sami Tamimi, won best Food Book for Falastin.

Get your shopping list ready for the best books of the year, and hear what the judges were looking for in the best podcast...

Y0u can read the transcript here

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