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  • Auguste Escoffier with Luke Barr

    35:36
    Episode two in our series on cooks that have changed the way we eat. Lewis Bassett speaks to Luke Barr, author of 'Ritz and Escoffier: The Hotelier, The Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class' about the French chef Auguste Escoffier, who rose to fame in London at the Savoy in the 1890s.Mixing and sound design from Forest DLG.Follow the Full English on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

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  • 1. Delia Smith with Felicity Cloake and Zoe Williams

    57:14
    Delia Smith: friend of the royals, a national treasure who taught us how to boil and egg and an advocate for radical spiritualism. In this episode Lewis Bassett, Felicity Cloak and Zoe Williams unpick who Delia is and what her impact has been on how we eat in Britain.This is the first episode of our new series on cooks who've change the way we eat. Subscribe to hear future episodes on everyone from Madhur Jaffrey to Jamie Oliver.Mixing and sound design from Forest DLG.Follow the Full English on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.
  • 8. A pervert's guide to fine dining

    36:55
    Who or what are ultra elite restaurants for? Welcome to a pervert's guide to fine dining.Produced and presented by Lewis Bassett, featuring Andy Hayler, Erin McDonnell and Robin Burrow.Mixing and sound design from Forest DLG.Follow the Full English on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.Clips from:The Bear, FXGrant Achatz on Chef's Table, NetflixDan Barber on Chef's Table, NetflixArtisans of Craft: Thomas Keller, Peter MillarMasterchef The Professionals with Rasmus Munk, BBCThe Menu, Searchlight Pictures'World's best restaurant will close', Euronews Boiling Point, ITVMarco, BBC
  • 7. Why do we eat turkey at Xmas? A Full English festive special!

    01:09:11
    Join us, join us, join us for a Full English Christmas special! Get the turkey in the oven and warm some wine as we answer all your questions on why we eat and drink in the ways we do at Christmas. And hear us rate the best and worse mince pies from high street coffee shops.Lewis Bassett is joined by the man of music Forest DLG, master baker Rebecca Spaven, the talented Jemma Greenwood and the food historian Neil Buttery. Hohoho and sponsor our show: https://www.patreon.com/fullenglishFind more about Neil, including links to his wonderful books and his podcast here.Have a good one!
  • 7. What did the Romans do for us?

    01:00:56
    What did the ancient Romans do for us? Well, according to Thom Ntinas from The Delicious Legacy podcast, they were the first to give Britain the burger.Find out more about the lasting culinary legacies of ancient Roman Britain in this special cross over episode.Presented by Thom Ntinas and Lewis Bassett. Produced and edited by Thom Ntinas. Music from Pavlos Kapralos.Follow the Full English on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.
  • 6. Why everyone loves Costa Coffee

    01:00:17
    Costa is the nation's most popular coffee shop. There are 1000 more Costa than Starbucks and 500 more than Greggs. And that's before we take into account Costa's express machines and retail products.How did Costa get so big and why do we love it?Lewis Bassett is joined by co-host Jemma Greenwood, comments from the coffee historian Jonathan Morris and a Costa taste testing with three time UK barista champion Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood. Forest DLG provides the music and sound design.Find Jonathan's excellent podcast on the history of coffee here.Maxwell has written three books on coffee and you can find his boutique coffee shops in Bath and London. Find more info on him here.Follow the Full English on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.