Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith
Trine Hahnemann: Scandinavian Green
Season 5, Ep. 3
This Christmas week, Gilly talks with Danish food writer and activist chef, Trine Hahnemann about a gloriously plant-based, uncommercial hygge Christmas in her latest book Scandinavian Green.
Ollie Hunter: Join the Greener Revolution
Season 7, Ep. 10
This week, Gilly is with Ollie Hunter, activist chef and hyper local champion whose restaurant The Wheatsheaf near Hungerford won the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s Business of the Year award in 2019. A former Masterchef finalist, he’s a philosopher. an alchemistand a revolutionary, and his latest book Join the Greener Revolution is his manifesto to eat to save the planet.
Emiko Davies: Torta della Nonna
Season 7, Ep. 9
This week, Gilly's in Florence with Australian-Japanese food writer, Emiko Davies who has made Tuscany her home. In her latest book, Torte della Nonna, she digs deep into the culinary and family history of Florentine sweets to find a tradition sticking deliciously to what it does best.
Durkhanai Ayubi: Parwana
Season 7, Ep. 8
This week, Gilly is with Durkhanai Ayubi whose book Parwana tells the story of her family’s memories and recipes from her native Afghanistan set against a sweeping history of a country ravaged by power plays and unwelcome international interference.To access the recipes from Parwana as well as a curated collection of hundreds of the world's greatest cookbooks with over 87,000 recipes, CKBKis offering listeners a25% discount if you use the code cookingthebooks on checkout.