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13 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Romy Gill. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Romy Gill, often where they are interviewed.

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13 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Romy Gill. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Romy Gill, often where they are interviewed.

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S2 E6 Romy Gill, MBE, chef, author, broadcaster, restauranteur and mama of two teenage girls

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My guest today is Romy Gill, MBE
chef, author, broadcaster and restauranteur. She’s the host of Ready Steady Cook and makes frequent appearances on tv and the radio food programmes.
Romy is also a mother of two teenage girls!
In this episode we talk about Romy’s family and the cultural values of being a woman in India. Romy shares her challenges during pregnancy and the early postpartum period reminding us how essential it is to have the support system around. We talk about family foods and cooking with teenagers, and what does a lasting marriage look like! Find out more about Romy at romygill.com end join in the conversation with us on Instagram @alissatimoshkina and @romygill
Nov 13 2020 · 1hr 2mins
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S2 Ep 2: Romy Gill

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Chef, writer and broadcaster Romy Gill MBE joins Daniel and Cressida to talk ‘Ready Steady Cook’, a homage to her mother through vegan Indian cooking and her love for Rose Harissa Cheese on Toast!

Oct 22 2020 · 44mins

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The Communal Table Podcast: Romy Gill

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Romy Gill was getting ready to sell her jewelry to finance her first restaurant. As an immigrant to England from India—and a woman—she was finding it very difficult to get a bank loan, but they didn't know Romy Gill. After a BBC feature, she not only got the loan to open Romy's Kitchen, but went on to become a frequent and beloved presence on the radio and TV throughout the UK, write a stunning new cookbook, Zaika, on vegan Indian cooking, and become a mentor to people in the industry who have long been marginalized. While she was in New York City in mid-February, before COVID-19 lockdowns, Gill sat down with her friend Food & Wine Senior Editor Kat Kinsman to talk about her journey, how cooking has helped her cope after her mother's death, and her dreams to the show she dreams of doing with her dad. (edited) 

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May 29 2020 · 1hr 13mins
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Romy Gill: Zaika

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Chef, author and new presenter of BBC's Ready Steady Cook, Romy Gill chooses four food moments that take her back to the childhood in West Bengal which inspired her debut cookbook, Zaika, and led her to become one of BBC TV's latest TV chefs.

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Mar 05 2020 · 35mins

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Romy Gill's Spicy Chickpeas

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Romy Gill celebrates the food from her childhood with her recipe for Spicy Chickpeas.
Mar 03 2020 · 7mins
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Hubble astronaut Kathryn Sullivan; Romy Gill cooks spicy chickpeas; Reducing domestic violence

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Kathryn Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, was an astronaut in the team that launched the Hubble Space Telescope on April 25th, 1990. She joins Jane to talk about her experience of being a female astronaut in the '90s, and maintaining and repairing the most productive observatory in history.

The UK government is a world-leading investor in research on the prevention of violence against women and girls. Between 2013 and 2019 it has invested £25 million in pilots across 12 countries in Africa and Asia to research ways to prevent it in different contexts – the largest ever study of its kind. ‘What works to prevent violence against women and girls?’ has focused on producing rigorous evidence on a global scale for the first time that can be shared with other governments, donors and civil society organisations to encourage more effective global action. Many of those experts and organisations involved in the research in Africa are meeting in London today to reflect on their findings. Jane talks to a few of those involved about their research, their recommendations and what they hope will happen next.

Vogue Williams, TV presenter and influencer talks about being a parent in the public eye and parent shaming. Vogue is married to Spencer Matthews who she met on a reality TV series and they have a one-year old son, Theodore. Where does Vogue draw the line between a willingness to share her family life and standing up for herself if she is judged for her parenting decisions? How much is parent shaming here to stay?

Romy Gill’s new book 'Zaika’ celebrates vegan recipes from India. She joins Jane in the studio to cook the perfect Spicy Chickpeas.

Presenter - Jane Garvey
Producer - Anna Lacey
Guest - Kathryn Sullivan
Guest - Prabu Deepen
Guest - Jessica Horn
Guest - Charlotte Watts
Guest - Vogue Williams
Guest - Romy Gill
Mar 03 2020 · 47mins
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187 - ROMY GILL on cooking vegan and the growth of regional Indian food in the UK

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This week deputy food editor Adam catches up with food writer and restaurateur Romy Gill to talk about how Indian food and veganism are such natural partners and they also explore the recent growth of regional Indian food in the UK restaurant scene.

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Feb 14 2020 · 17mins
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Who Run The World? Romy Gill

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This is the fourth episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.

Today’s guest is Romy Gill, what a treat! Romy is a British-Indian chef and cookery teacher and was the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen in Gloucestershire for 6 years. One of the few female Indian chefs in the industry, Romy was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list in 2016 for her services to the food industry. Romy’s debut cookbook Zaika is full of delicious vegan recipes celebrating the zaika or ‘flavours’ of Indian cooking that bring a renewed spicy excitement to plant-based food.

We talked to Romy about the barriers she came up against as a woman – and more specifically an Indian woman – opening her own restaurant, from securing funding to getting planning permission and dealing with builders. We also talked about the women who have inspired her and helped her along the way, from her mother to Sheila Dillon, Claudia Roden, Delia Smith and Nigella Lawson.

Romy is such an inspiration to women in the food industry and such a pleasure to chat to. We were so excited to hear that she'll be joining the lineup of the new Ready Steady Cook on BBC One and that she has a new opening coming soon.

Hope you enjoy!

This interview is part of our series Who Run The World? Women in Food. Our final episode will air on 8th March International Women’s Day.

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Find out more about the series here – www.honeyandco.co.uk/TheFoodTalks

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Producer: Miranda Hinkley

Manager: Louisa Cornford

Vocals: Kristine Kruz 

Feb 07 2020 · 19mins
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Romy Gill

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Alexandra speaks with Romy Gill! Chef Romy Hardeep Gill MBE is a British/Indian chef, food and travel writer, based in South Gloucestershire. She is one of the few female Indian chefs on the UK restaurant scene, and was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list in 2016. Gill’s style of Indian cooking combines Indian and British cuisine; she combines spices and flavours that she grew up with in India, with ingredients that she was only introduced to when she moved to the UK.


Come for Supper sees host Alexandra Dudley sit down with artists, actors, authors and chefs to discuss how they like to serve supper. In the show we learn about the guest’s culinary tips, tales and disasters whilst learning a little about their life along the way. From their dream dinner party guests, to their kitchen essentials, we dive deep into the world of food and the joy of having people come for supper.


This is a Studio71 production. 


Producer - Jack Claramunt 

Exec Producer - Tom Payne & Jody Smith

Production Support - Phie McKenzie

Created by Alexandra Dudley


Studio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company.

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Aug 28 2019 · 45mins
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Ep 11: Chef and restaurateur Romy Gill (Part 2)

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Welcome to part 2 of Romy's story - we pick up where she had made up her mind, after first eating Indian food in the UK, that she was going to open a restaurant. But like many dreams, it didn’t come easy...  The brilliant, talented, powerhouse Romy Gill shares her journey to becoming one of the UK's most celebrated Indian chefs. 

Jan 25 2019 · 45mins
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