Today's podcast guest is the king of sourdough Dan Lepard. Dan started his adult life treading the boards, then moved into fashion photography. He then shifted careers to work as a pastry chef for people like Alastair Little, Sami Tamimi, Yotam Ottolenghi, Fergus Henderson, John Torode, Jeremy Lee and Giorgio Locatelli. Today, he's famous for being an authority on bread and baking, and has written several groundbreaking cookbooks such as Baking With Passion, The Handmade Loaf, and Short and Sweet. So sit back and listen to us chatting about how he switched from being an aspiring star of the stage to fashion photographer for Italian Vogue, to world renowned authority on baking. Newspaper articles mentioned in the podcast Dan's trip to Turin with several other bakers to the Salone de Gusto. - https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/features/rising-to-the-occasion-5367989.html A review from The Independent at the time Dan was working with Giorgio Locatelli - https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/locanda-locatelli-8-seymour-street-london-9211523.html An article from The Independent when Dan was working with Fergus Henderson at St. John. - https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/food-drink-barebones-chic-in-smithfield-looks-good-enough-to-eat-in-emily-green-samples-two-new-restaurants-where-the-decor-seems-as-important-as-the-food-1445581.html An article from The Guardian where Dan reveals that ciabatta is not a bread from the distant past - https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/1999/apr/30/features11.g24 Some of Dan's photography for Italian Vogue - https://www.instagram.com/p/BFmojsKHrJM/
Food writer, broadcaster and legendary baker Dan Lepard discusses his (very) showbiz beginnings, working as David Hockney’s private chef, and shooting models for Italian Vogue. He also talks about creating the St John’s Eccles Cake, the problems with (in)authenticity, his love for Japan’s marmalade-makers, the possible effects of Brexit, the rise of the foodie newsletter, and making space at the table for everyone.Meanwhile, Huong and MiMi discuss sourdough, and MiMi tries her hand at making Dan’s cheese and black pepper buttons. Plus, the winners of the Yum Asia Giveaway are announced!#TheMSGpod #MSGpodRate and subscribe on Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/theMSGpodWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/TheMSGpodTweet: @TheMSGpodInstagram: @TheMSGpodHosted by @meemalee and @mrshuongblack. Edited and produced by @meemalee. Guest star @nigellalawson. Giveaway thanks to @YumAsia. Music by @dblackguitar and produced by @vellumhill. Artwork by @meemalee.If you enjoy the show, please subscribe, rate, review and share with your friends. We're an independent podcast and every recommendation helps - thank you!
In this episode, Chef, Writer, Photographer, and overall nicest guy @dan_lepard joins @ajit_bhaskar & @maxdavinci as they talk about his culinary journey, food, and its cultural significance in Australia, Britan, and India.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Ep198: Provable Idiocy | Featuring writer, photographer and baker Dan Lepard
The Kitchen Is On Fire
Albert Einstein. Marie Curie. Paul Daniels. All incredible scientists whose insights and incredible brains pushed humankind to ever greater heights. Add to this absolutely legendary braintrust two further names, James Of Ramsden and Sam O’Herlihy AKA The Gawddarn TickyOff Boyz. The reason their names deserve to sit alongside the science nerds named above? This episode of TickyOff. Who else could conceive of a ghost named Derek? Who else could open a sandwich shop yesterday? Who else could slag off a beloved steak based restaurateur this much? Who else can update the humble fork to a new and spectacular level? Get those wacky Nobel folk on the phone, The TickyOff Boyz just ordered a few Peace Prizes and a bag of medals. To go. Wake up. This week esteemed baker, writer, photographer and general Flour Lord Dan Lepard is here. Dan creates mouth sounds for your ears on topics ranging from learning before the internet, eating at other people’s houses, wanting more anger in food writing and why restaurants should maybe stop trying to bake their own damn bread. The three mouths available for this week’s episode also get into the problem with ‘cucina povera’, food as a psychedelic drug, the world marmalade awards and the genealogy of classic restaurant dishes. I get it, this much incredible content has probably already melted your grey brains out through your earholes but guess what? There’s even more packed in here, like a porky farce in a chicken’s chest cavity. Sam thinks he might have seen the Turin Shroud, Dan visits a number of Turin adult cinemas and James wonders on a decision with planet destroying possibilities: Is it time for them to quit The Tickyoff for good?…….. This week’s episode is sponsored by the really lovely and kind people at dropwine.co.uk
I think it went rather well. It, is the first, hopefully not the last, Silverbrow podcast. As previously announced, Dan Lepard was the man at the other end of the phone. He is one of the UK's best bakers and takes stunning photos of food. Giorgio Locatelli's Made in Italy: Food and Stories is evidence of that. You can download the podcast on iTunes below. Alternatively, you can access the soundfile by clicking on the podcast button.