We – Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich – invite the people we most admire from the food world to come over and chat. Cooks, waiters, writers, drinkers, thinkers: we have a glass of wine, something to eat and they tell us the story of making a life in food. The talks are then released as a podcast, a good thing to listen to while you’re cooking your dinner.
Listen out for Season 8, all about our travels around the Levant as part of our research for our new cookbook Chasing Smoke.
Olia Hercules, author of Mamushka: A Cookbook
Olia Hercules joined us on Thursday April 6th 2017 to talk about the food of Ukraine (and beyond) – family traditions and food memories explored in her bestselling book Mamushka, a celebration of Eastern European cooking, from green borscht to home-made cheeses to sour cherry pie.
Emiko Davies, author of Aquacotta
Emiko Davies joined us at on Wednesday March 22 2017 for an evening of Tuscan food and conversation. Emiko’s new book, Acquacotta, celebrates the cooking and food culture of the Maremma region of south-west Tuscany, where Emiko and her family spent a summer living in a small fishing village on the Silver coast.
Caroline Eden & Eleanor Ford, authors of Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & The Caucasus
One of the most fascinating cookbooks published in the last few years, Samarkand explores one of the most diverse and interesting food cultures in the world, one little known in Britain. The region is abundant with produce and the cooking has been influenced by everyone from the Tajiks to Turks to Russians and Koreans, creating a melting pot of distinctive dishes.
Dale & Sarah, beekeepers at Bermondsey Street Bees
Earlier in the year we visited beekeepers Dale & Sarah on their rooftop in Bermondsey Street to sample their honey and meet their bees. They make and collect some of the best honey we’ve tried.
On Thursday 1st December 2016 they came to us!