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The olive magazine podcast is brought to you by the food- and drink-obsessed olive magazine team. Hosted by food director Janine Ratcliffe each week, the olive magazine podcast will be sharing exclusive additional content including top chef interviews, behind the scenes gossip, expert advice and fun facts. Consider it the perfect soundtrack to your cooking.

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The olive magazine podcast is brought to you by the food- and drink-obsessed olive magazine team. Hosted by food director Janine Ratcliffe each week, the olive magazine podcast will be sharing exclusive additional content including top chef interviews, behind the scenes gossip, expert advice and fun facts. Consider it the perfect soundtrack to your cooking.

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9 Ratings
Average Ratings
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very bad audio

By Munira Rawahi - Sep 29 2019
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audio is very bad guest is so far and interviewer keeps laughing extremely annoying when guests explaining something

Look forward to every episode

By Andigol - Nov 26 2017
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This podcast is so interesting and informative down to earth and easy to listen to I no longer live in the UK but this keeps me up to date on what’s going on in the food and restaurant world and gives me a lot of inspiration recipe and idea wise.

iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
6
0
2
0
1

very bad audio

By Munira Rawahi - Sep 29 2019
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audio is very bad guest is so far and interviewer keeps laughing extremely annoying when guests explaining something

Look forward to every episode

By Andigol - Nov 26 2017
Read more
This podcast is so interesting and informative down to earth and easy to listen to I no longer live in the UK but this keeps me up to date on what’s going on in the food and restaurant world and gives me a lot of inspiration recipe and idea wise.
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The olive magazine podcast

Latest release on Aug 07, 2020

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The olive magazine podcast is brought to you by the food- and drink-obsessed olive magazine team. Hosted by food director Janine Ratcliffe each week, the olive magazine podcast will be sharing exclusive additional content including top chef interviews, behind the scenes gossip, expert advice and fun facts. Consider it the perfect soundtrack to your cooking.

Rank #1: ep 117 - RACHEL KHOO travels from her Little Paris Kitchen to Sweden and we get a preview of this year's Chinese Food Festival

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On the podcast this week, digital editor Alex chats to author Rachel Khoo about her career, from her tiny Parisian flat where she recorded her TV show My Little Paris Kitchen, to her new life in Stockholm and her latest book The Little Swedish Kitchen and editorial assistant Ellie chats to Shi Tang, chairwoman of the Chinese Food Festival about regional Chinese delicacies, what goes into a jian bing and which traders to look out for at the festival this year.

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Aug 31 2018

35mins

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Rank #2: ep 196 - SOURDOUGH - a step-by-step guide to making your own bread at home

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This week Janine is chatting to olive’s deputy food editor and ex-baker Adam about sourdough bread. We’ve seen a huge interest in sourdough making since lockdown and Adam has written many guides for olive on the subject. In this episode he takes us through the process step-by-step and explains that with a bit of care and patience anyone can be whipping up perfect loaves from scratch.

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Apr 24 2020

49mins

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Rank #3: olive magazine podcast ep78 – Christmas condiments, fancy brunches and our foodie guide to eating and drinking in central London

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This week on the olive magazine podcast we talk Christmas condiments, the rise and rise of fancy brunches, and where to grab the best food and drink in central London while Christmas shopping.

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Nov 17 2017

34mins

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Rank #4: ep 184 - The coolest (and best value) foodie travel destinations for 2020

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This week editor Laura Rowe joins travel editor Rhiannon Batten at the Adventure Travel Show in London for a live podcast. They discuss how to track down the best culinary travel experiences, why you don’t need to spend big to eat out abroad, and the upcoming foodie destinations to look out for in 2020.

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Jan 24 2020

27mins

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Rank #5: olive magazine podcast ep102 - How to make Tabasco, what's the best British pudding and asparagus tips

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On this week’s podcast, editorial assistant Ellie finds out why now is the best time to be eating asparagus, the team have a chat about classic British puds in the light of a survey we did to find out the nation’s favourite (clue - it’s NOT tapioca) and food director Janine meets Took Osborn from Tabasco to learn all about the magic behind their iconic sauce which is 150 years old this year.

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May 18 2018

40mins

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Rank #6: olive magazine podcast ep88 - Baking and chocolate special with Edd Kimber aka The Boy Who Bakes

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In this week's olive magazine podcast Food director Janine catches up with Edd Kimber, aka The Boy Who Bakes for a baking special. They discuss the different baking scenes in New York, Tokyo and Paris and Edd shares some expert tips on cooking with chocolate.

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Feb 09 2018

44mins

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Rank #7: Ep 181 – Gennaro Contaldo shares his exclusive guide to the Amalfi Coast and gives a masterclass in pasta making

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On the olive podcast this week, editor Laura Rowe visits Italian cookbook author and chef Gennaro Contaldo in his East London home for a lesson in pasta making, a guide to the Amalfi Coast, and discovers his secret skill for walking stick whittling.

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Dec 13 2019

56mins

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Rank #8: olive magazine podcast ep84 - Baking trends, how to cook brilliant vegan food and what the heck is matcha?

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In the first olive podcast of 2018 we look at what baking trends we'll all be enjoying this year; the cookery team share tips on how to raise your vegan cooking game and we discover the wonders (and apparent health benefits) of matcha tea.

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Jan 12 2018

38mins

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Rank #9: ep 171 - US food writer Alison Roman on fuss-free food

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This week, editor Laura Rowe meets with American food writer and viral recipe queen, Alison Roman, ahead of her latest book coming out this month. Discover the food Alison grew up with, how she became an internationally acclaimed recipe writer and cookbook author, how to achieve her lo-fi cooking style and lots more. Be sure to check out the November (2019) issue of olive magazine for four recipes from Alison's new book, Nothing Fancy.

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Oct 04 2019

26mins

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Rank #10: olive magazine podcast ep80 – The best European street markets and how to cook the perfect turkey

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This week on the olive magazine podcast we discover European street food markets that are worth travelling for and share top tips on how to get the juiciest turkey ever this Christmas.

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Dec 01 2017

32mins

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Rank #11: ep 134 - 2019 FOOD TRENDS plus how to do veganuary and dry January

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This week Janine catches up with editor Laura to discuss food trends and find out what we’ll be eating and drinking in 2019 then we gather the olive team to talk about dry January, veganuary and those infamous Greggs vegan sausage rolls. 

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Jan 11 2019

32mins

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Rank #12: olive magazine podcast ep106 - Swedish midsummer traditions, decoding wine labels and how to reduce waste

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On this week’s podcast digital editor and Scandi fan Alex chats to Swedish chef Niklas Ekstedt about midsummer traditions, the midsummer feast, and why Swedes are always so happy. Drinks writer Hannah decodes the label on your wine bottle – from what makes a wine vegan or natural to the difference between organic and biodynamic and the cookery team share some clever ways to reduce waste when cooking.

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Jun 15 2018

37mins

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Rank #13: ep 138 – Hackney's Square Root on making small batch sodas and why everyone needs to make our comforting pie recipes

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On this week's podcast, Ellie chats to Ed and Robyn, founders of Square Root soda about starting a business from their kitchen, how to find fruit suppliers through lonely heart ads, and why watermelon soda will never be a thing. Then, Ellie and Amanda talk about the pie feature from the February issue, and why everyone needs to try that butter chicken pie with naan crust. 

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Feb 07 2019

28mins

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Rank #14: GUT HEALTH SPECIAL episode 1 - A live podcast discussing the best gut-healthy ingredients for cooking

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In the first of four special episodes, Janine and Adam from the olive magazine cookery team discuss which ingredients can add a positive benefit to our gut health, including kimchi, miso and sourdough. This podcast was recorded live at the Tower of London Food Festival on September 13th 2019.

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Sep 17 2019

22mins

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Rank #15: ep 139 - Meet the Samosa Queen and learn how to launch a successful bakery business

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This week Ellie chats to Joti Sohi about her Secret Samosa Club, the idea behind the delicious sounding Punjabi cheeseburger samosas and why she’s determined to keep updating this Indian classic. Then later on Adam heads to East Dulwich to meet the guys behind Brick House Bakery and find out how they turned a weekend hobby into a successful business.

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Feb 15 2019

38mins

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Rank #16: olive magazine podcast ep68 - Fish 'n' chips, cheesemaking and Icelandic cuisine

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This week digital intern Amanda finds out what Jimmy Doherty thinks makes the perfect fish and chips (it includes LOTS of vinegar); web editor Alex gets a lesson in Icelandic food and booze from Texture’s Aggi Sverrisson and food director Janine meets up with cheesemonger Morgan McGlynn to talk about some quirky new British cheeses (Yorkshire pecorino anyone?).  

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Sep 08 2017

31mins

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Rank #17: ep 148 - SABRINA GHAYOUR EXCLUSIVE - Why veggie food rules and we make tahdig live on the podcast!

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On this week’s podcast Janine catches up with chef, author and olive favourite Sabrina Ghayour to chat about her latest book, Bazaar. Sabrina tells us how she’s adapted some classic Persian dishes to be meat-free but still packed with flavour, we get some great tips on making the most of your store cupboard ingredients and they cook one of the hero recipes together - a baked spiced rice with a crispy tahdig crust.


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Apr 18 2019

52mins

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Rank #18: ep 157 - HOW TO BUILD A GREAT FOOD BUSINESS with 26 Grains chef Alex Hely-Hutchinson

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This week, digital editor Alex chats to Alex Hely-Hutchinson of 26 Grains about how she went from porridge pop-up to bricks and mortar café and restaurant. She shares her secrets to successfully developing a food business and how she juggled that with writing a cook book.

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Jun 21 2019

28mins

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Rank #19: LOCKDOWN SPECIAL ep 1 - Easy bread to make at home, with and without yeast

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In this special episode Janine chats to olive’s deputy food editor Adam about simple breads to make at home from flatbread to easy and fun-to-make yeasted breads and there’s lots of recommendations for great recipes to try too.

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Apr 10 2020

17mins

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Rank #20: ep 153 - JOHN GREGORY-SMITH - Lebanese food special and kebab cook-a-long!

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This week's podcast sees the return of chef and author John Gregory-Smith. Janine catches up with him to talk about his new book Saffron in the Souks which explores the wonderful world of Lebanese food. John really brings the country to life with his vivid tales of travelling and eating and they also cook one of his favourite dishes, hole-in-the-wall kebabs, live on the podcast!

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May 23 2019

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ep 211 - A celebration of Senegalese food and culture with Chef Khadim from Little Baobab

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This week Janine meets Chef Khadim Mbamba from Little Baobab, a pop-up restaurant that celebrates Senegalese food and culture. Khadim talks about his journey from learning to cook from necessity, to cheffing at festivals and finally heading up his own restaurant. We also learn why the music at Little Baobab is as important as the food and why cooking the traditional dishes of Senegal helps him stay connected to his roots.

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Aug 07 2020

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ep 210 - THE RANGOON SISTERS on Burmese food and starting your own supper club

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This week, Janine catches up with Emily and Amy Chung AKA The Rangoon Sisters. Doctors by day, supper club hosts by night, Emily and Amy are making it their mission to put Burmese food on the culinary map. We talk all about the sisters’ food journey from learning traditional dishes with their mum and grandma to setting up their first supper club in a pub and writing a new cook book which celebrates their favourite Burmese dishes and adds a few twists of their own.

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Jul 31 2020

31mins

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ep 209 - How to eat well if you're camping or self-catering this summer

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This week Janine catches up with olive’s deputy food editor Adam to talk about how to eat well if you are camping or self-catering this summer. There’s been a huge surge in bookings since lockdown was lifted, so he shares some great tips on what equipment you’ll need, meal-planning, and the best recipes to cook.

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Jul 24 2020

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ep 208- MAUNIKA GOWARDHAN on the secrets to perfect Indian cooking

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This week Janine catches up with olive's new columnist and Indian cooking expert Maunika Gowardhan. They discuss her fascinating journey to her present career in food writing and she shares some of the secrets she's learnt along the way. We find out why cooking onions properly is the Holy Grail of Indian cookery, how to balance dishes with different souring agents and why you don't need cream to add richness to a dish.

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Jul 17 2020

44mins

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ep 207 - A deep-dive into the world of charcuterie with Matt Hill from Cobble Lane Cured

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This week editor Laura Rowe meets with Matt Hill, co-founder of British charcuterie specialist Cobble Lane Cured. They have a really in-depth chat covering everything to do with curing meat including his career in butchery, why ’nduja is the ultimate zero-waste ingredient, and some tips on making, buying and storing salami.

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Jul 10 2020

55mins

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ep 206 - The joy of one tin baking with Edd Kimber (aka The Boy Who Bakes)

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This week Janine welcomes back olive favourite and star baker Edd Kimber (aka The Boy Who Bakes) to the podcast. They talk about his new regular column in the magazine, his brand-new cookbook which uses only one tin to make over 70 brilliant bakes and also discuss how lockdown has pushed his career in unexpected directions.

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Jul 03 2020

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ep 205 - A magical walk and forage in the Swedish forest with Stedsans in the Woods

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This week web editor Alex escapes to the Swedish forest virtually by catching up with with Flemming Schiøtt Hansen, chef and owner of idyllic foodie forest retreat, Stedsans in the Woods. They chat about what's growing on the forest floor at the moment, how he's cooking with foraged ingredients and his sustainable lockdown life in Sweden.

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Jun 26 2020

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ep 204 - Find out about The Great Feast of London, an online interactive food, music and wellbeing festival

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This week editor Laura Rowe has talks to Bejay Mulenga and Dominic Cools-Lartigue, the founders of a new, interactive food, wellbeing and music festival taking place online next month. Tune in to discover the pair’s fascinating journey into becoming entrepreneurs, how they’ve been tackling food poverty during lockdown, and their tips for starting your own business.

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Jun 19 2020

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ep 203 - An armchair guide to global gins from Kyoto, Japan to Mendoza, Argentina

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This week digital editor Alex catches up with drinks writer Hannah to celebrate World Gin Day with some botanical-based beauties from around the globe including Kyoto, Turin and Goa. They discuss what makes each gin unique and why the ingredients used in distilling help evoke the character of the country where it was made.

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Jun 12 2020

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ep 202 - Raise your BBQ game with expert fire cook GENEVIEVE TAYLOR

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This week Janine welcomes Genevieve Taylor back to the podcast. Gen is a cook, author and expert in cooking over fire so they caught up at the start of BBQ season to discuss budget to blowout equipment, correct technique, the best fuel to use and some really inventive ways to cook with veggies this summer, including a brilliant BBQ carrot salad you can find on olivemagazine.com

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Jun 05 2020

41mins

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ep 201 - SHIVI RAMOUTAR on how your freezer can revolutionise your life!

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This week Janine catches up with chef, author and presenter Shivi Ramoutar. Shivi has written a brilliant new book, The Ice Kitchen, which aims to show you how to use your freezer to revolutionise your cooking and eating habits. They talk about freezing as a way to make the most of seasonality and avoid waste, why everyone needs a freezer filing system and she also shares some of the great new recipes from her book.

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May 29 2020

24mins

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ep 200 - We meet the FRY UP POLICE and discover why everyone is an expert on Britains favourite breakfast

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This week Janine talks to Tom Shiers, the mastermind behind the Fry Up Police, a Facebook group that started as a joke between friends and now has over 110,000 members brought together by their love of judging what makes a perfect breakfast. We discuss why the fry up is such an icon of British cuisine, what upsets people the most when they see it on a plate, and the good and bad sides of social media. Warning – this podcast will make you hungry!


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May 22 2020

36mins

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ep 199 - GARDENING SPECIAL - how to make your own small kitchen garden even if you only have a window box!

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This week editor of Gardeners World, Lucy Hall, returns to the podcast to share her tips on making the most of your kitchen garden during lockdown. She talks to olive’s editor Laura about how you can grow in any size space, even if you only have window boxes or pots. They also discuss some great hacks, including how to keep those pesky supermarket growing herbs alive and sustainable pest control without using damaging chemicals.

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May 15 2020

44mins

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ep 198 - SABRINA GHAYOUR on staying creative in the kitchen during lockdown

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This week Janine is catching up with one of olive's favourite writers, Sabrina Ghayour. Sabrina is a chef and author who specialises in Persian food and her beautiful, vibrant, flavour-packed recipes are always a huge hit with our readers. We talk about how she’s adjusting to lockdown at her home in rural Yorkshire, how she keeps creative under difficult circumstances and why she’s happy sharing her disasters as well as her successes on social media.

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May 08 2020

31mins

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ep 197 - How to make cocktails with 3 ingredients and more!

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This week olive's drinks writer Hannah is chatting to digital editor Alex about how to get creative with cocktails during lockdown, including great 3-ingredient recipes as well lots of tips and tricks for using up those dusty bottles you might have stashed at the back of the cupboard.

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May 01 2020

27mins

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ep 196 - SOURDOUGH - a step-by-step guide to making your own bread at home

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This week Janine is chatting to olive’s deputy food editor and ex-baker Adam about sourdough bread. We’ve seen a huge interest in sourdough making since lockdown and Adam has written many guides for olive on the subject. In this episode he takes us through the process step-by-step and explains that with a bit of care and patience anyone can be whipping up perfect loaves from scratch.

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Apr 24 2020

49mins

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ep 195 - Take a tour of regional British baking recipes with author Regula Ysewijn

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This week Janine chats to author Regula Ysewijn, who has written a fascinating new book which takes the reader on a tour of regional British bakes and looks at the history behind them. We chat about the process of creating the definitive recipe for each bake as well as the quirky stories behind them, from classic biscuits like digestives, to lesser known breads such as the stottie and the Cumbrian clapcake.


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Apr 17 2020

35mins

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LOCKDOWN SPECIAL ep 5 - How to make the most of your freezer, store cupboard and veg box

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In this episode the olive cookery team share ways we can make the most of our freezer, store cupboard and veg boxes to cook a bit more cleverly and avoid waste, including tips on batch cooking and pickling.

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Apr 14 2020

22mins

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LOCKDOWN SPECIAL ep 4 - Travel advice and how to get your travel hit virtually

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In this episode travel editor Rhiannon catches up with digital writer Ellie to share practical travel advice and inspiration including what to do if you already have trips booked, how you can help support small foodie travel business and how to get your travel hit virtually.

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Apr 13 2020

10mins

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LOCKDOWN SPECIAL ep 3 - How to stay healthy during lockdown with nutritionist Kerr Torrens

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In this episode Janine chats to olive’s nutritionist Kerry Torrens about ways to stay healthy during lockdown. They talk about what makes up a balanced plate of food, how tinned and frozen can be as nutritious as fresh and whether it’s actually possible to boost your immune system.

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Apr 12 2020

20mins

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iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
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1

very bad audio

By Munira Rawahi - Sep 29 2019
Read more
audio is very bad guest is so far and interviewer keeps laughing extremely annoying when guests explaining something

Look forward to every episode

By Andigol - Nov 26 2017
Read more
This podcast is so interesting and informative down to earth and easy to listen to I no longer live in the UK but this keeps me up to date on what’s going on in the food and restaurant world and gives me a lot of inspiration recipe and idea wise.