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The olive magazine podcast

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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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8 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

8 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
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 Jan 17, 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: olive magazine podcast ep5 - tom herbert, and food and drink in the balearics

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This week travel editor Rhiannon investigates the food and drink scene of the Balearic Islands ahead of the summer holidays, and editor Laura is West Country bound for a tour of the Hobbs House Bakery with Fabulous Baker Brother and influential foodie Tom Herbert. They talk gluten-free bread, exfoliating your insides (it's a thing, promise), cheese toasties and more.

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May 26 2016

25mins

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Rank #2: 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 #3: olive magazine podcast ep99 - Why are we all so obsessed with food?

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In this special episode of the olive magazine podcast, we partner with Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year awards

(pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com) to bring together some of the biggest names in the food industry to talk about why we're all so obsessed with food, how far food photography has evolved and whether social media is a positive place for foodies. Listen to our debate with Caroline Kenyon (founder of the Food Awards Company), David Loftus (celebrated British food photographer), George Reynolds (food writer contributing to Eater London) and olive magazine editor, Laura Rowe.

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Apr 26 2018

39mins

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Rank #4: 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 #5: ep 116 - how to shop and cook like an Italian - the best brands to buy and making the most of them from the experts at Lina Stores

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On this week’s podcast, digital editor Alex is at one of her favourite places, Lina Stores, which has been selling specialist Italian ingredients in London since 1944. She chats to Masha Rener, head chef of Lina Stores’ new restaurant about shopping for the best brands, how to spot quality ingredients and the best ways of cooking with them.

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Aug 24 2018

29mins

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Rank #6: 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 #7: ep 161 - How to reinvent craft beer with the Small Beer Brewery

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This week Janine visits a brewery with difference. The Small Beer Brewery in south London is creating brilliant lower alcohol craft beers within a system that makes sustainability one of the most important issues. She catches up with founders Felix and James to hear all about the historical inspiration behind their fascinating story.

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Jul 19 2019

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Rank #8: olive magazine podcast ep72 - Morocco with John Gregory-Smith

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This week on the olive magazine podcast, we have a special chat with food and travel writer John Gregory-Smith to celebrate his new book, Orange Blossom & Honey, and his magical Moroccan recipes. Plus, the team discuss Portuguese custard tarts after this week’s Bake Off technical challenge – how to make them, and where to buy them in London, Lisbon and beyond. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 06 2017

39mins

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Rank #9: olive magazine podcast ep20 - baking trends, urban gardening and no-cook recipes

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This week we visit the rooftop allotment of The Dairy in Clapham to pick up some urban gardening tips, there’s a preview of the October issue and a chat about baking trends with cookery writer Anna, and Janine and Gregor decide who has the best no-cook recipe.

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Sep 09 2016

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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 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 #12: 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 #13: ep 178 - SOURDOUGH AND GUT HEALTH - expert Vanessa Kimbell explains how they are interlinked

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This week deputy food editor Adam talks to author and head of the Sourdough School, Vanessa Kimbell. Vanessa is an expert on sourdough bread and baking and she talks this week to Adam all about gut health and sourdough and how the two are interlinked.

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Nov 22 2019

36mins

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Rank #14: ep112 - Wood fired oven cooking and Japanese shojin-ryori cuisine

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On this week’s podcast food director Janine catches up with up food writer Genevieve Taylor to find all about wood fired oven cooking and how with the right equipment, anyone can do it. Then digital editor Alex meets Toshio Takahashi, also known as the vegetable whisperer, to talk about his particular style of Japanese cooking and mindfulness.

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Jul 27 2018

24mins

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Rank #15: 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?). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Sep 08 2017

31mins

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Rank #16: ep 166 - CHOCOLATE! everything you've ever wanted to know about the dark, milk and white stuff

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This week Ellie chats to Andrew Baker, journalist and author of new book ‘From Bean to Bar: A Chocolate Lover’s Guide to Britain’. They talk about the bean-to-bar movement, why single origin is important, and how to taste chocolate (clue – most of it is in the smell).

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Aug 23 2019

28mins

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Rank #17: ep 180 - Why Bologna is perfect for a winter foodie getaway

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Digital editor Alex is fresh back from a trip to Bologna, and she chats to travel editor Rhiannon about why to visit Italy in the winter months – think cosy wine bars, hearty ragu and pumpkin pasta dishes, and plenty of Christmas stocking fillers to take back for your friends and family.

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Dec 06 2019

16mins

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Rank #18: ep 150 - Betty's Tea Room is 100! and why single origin spices are the greatest

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This week Alex heads back to her home county of Yorkshire to visit legendary tea room Betty’s. It’s their 100th birthday this year and they share tips on how to create the perfect afternoon tea and the secret behind their famous fat rascals. Then later Ellie chats to Rachel and Clara, founders of Rooted Spices about the important of single origin in the spice world, the power of spice blends and why Finland produces such great caraway.

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May 02 2019

38mins

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Rank #19: ep 126 - BEEKEEPING - learn all about the journey of honey from nectar to jar

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This week Janine finds out about the wonderful world of beekeeping as she spends an afternoon with Chris Barnes from the Black Bee Honey Company. We find out all about the journey of the honey from flower nectar to finished jar and how these fascinating little creatures perform a huge amount of complex tasks to make it happen.

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Nov 02 2018

23mins

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Rank #20: olive magazine ep95 – Why goat should be on your shopping list and some oyster myths debunked.

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In this week’s podcast, food director Janine catches up with James Whetlor who’s written a fascinating new book about goat and why we should all be eating more of it - not just because it's delicious but for ethical and sustainable reasons too, and cookery writer Adam talks to the oyster expert Katy Davidson who’ll be debunking a few myths about oysters.

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Mar 29 2018

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ep 183 - Learn all about Singaporean food and drink with chef Elizabeth Haigh

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This week Ellie chats to Elizabeth Haigh, a Singaporean-born chef who has just opened Mei Mei, a coffee house in Borough Market specializing in the food and drink of Singapore. They chat about why she pursued a career in food after completing a degree in architecture, how she travels across London to source key ingredients and the best places for kopi in Singapore.

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Jan 17 2020

29mins

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ep 182 - How to eat if you're a runner; advice for everyone from beginner to marathon finisher!

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In this week’s podcast Janine gets some inspiration from Charlie Watson, runner, cook, dietician and author of a new book which promises to help runners improve their performance through some great recipes and eating advice, regardless of whether you are a beginner or a seasoned marathon finisher.

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Jan 10 2020

34mins

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CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ep 4 - Tips and tricks to create the perfect Christmas dinner

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In fourth special Christmas edition of the olive magazine podcast Janine catches up with Adam to talk about how to nail the Christmas day feast, and the 4 main elements you must get right for that perfect plate.

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Dec 20 2019

17mins

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CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ep 3 - Where to find the coolest Christmas markets to visit

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In this third special Christmas episode of the olive magazine podcast, Alex and Charlotte discuss where to find the coolest European Xmas markets to visit and avoid the usual cliché of bratwurst and mulled wine.

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Dec 19 2019

13mins

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Christmas special ep 2 - Last-minute gifts for foodies to buy and make at home

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In second special Christmas episode of the olive magazine podcast, Ellie and Amanda chat about the best Christmas gifts to buy, from fun, affordable stocking fillers, to presents for the cheese-lovers in your life and easy edible gifts to make.

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Dec 18 2019

13mins

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CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ep 1 - The olive team discuss their weird and wonderful family traditions

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In this first special Christmas episode of the olive magazine podcast, Janine, Ellie, Adam and Laura discuss Christmas family traditions, quirks and general food and drink weirdness!

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Dec 17 2019

18mins

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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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ep 180 - Why Bologna is perfect for a winter foodie getaway

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Digital editor Alex is fresh back from a trip to Bologna, and she chats to travel editor Rhiannon about why to visit Italy in the winter months – think cosy wine bars, hearty ragu and pumpkin pasta dishes, and plenty of Christmas stocking fillers to take back for your friends and family.

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Dec 06 2019

16mins

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ep 179 - How a humble chocolate bar can save lives - with Tony's Chocolonely

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On the podcast this week, Ellie chats to Ben Greensmith from Tony’s Chocolonely, a Dutch chocolate company on a mission to make 100% ethical chocolate. They chat about why the bars aren't split evenly into squares, the deeper meaning behind the fun name, and why it took going to court to start the company.

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Nov 29 2019

26mins

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ep 178 - SOURDOUGH AND GUT HEALTH - expert Vanessa Kimbell explains how they are interlinked

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This week deputy food editor Adam talks to author and head of the Sourdough School, Vanessa Kimbell. Vanessa is an expert on sourdough bread and baking and she talks this week to Adam all about gut health and sourdough and how the two are interlinked.

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Nov 22 2019

36mins

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ep 177 - Jessica Wragg on what it takes to become a female butcher in a male-dominated industry

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This week Janine welcomes author and butcher Jessica Wragg onto the podcast. Jess has written a fascinating book all about her journey to becoming one of the few female butchers in the UK. It’s a brilliant coming of age story mixed with recipes, butchery techniques and lots of advice about how to buy and eat meat more responsibly.

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Nov 15 2019

37mins

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ep 176 - The olive Chef Awards are back! Listen to hear about the brilliant chefs that have made the shortlists

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This week editor Laura chats to digital editor Alex all about the second annual olive Chef Awards. They discuss some of the great entries we've had this year including sustainable bakers, small but mighty chefs and street food stars.

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Nov 08 2019

16mins

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ep 175 - Lucy Hall from Gardeners' World on how to enjoy your garden through the autumn and winter months

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This week Gardeners' World editor Lucy Hall returns to the podcast to tell Janine about all the ways you can continue to enjoy your garden in the autumn and winter months, from pruning and planting to helping protect garden wildlife.

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Nov 01 2019

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ep 174 - JOSH NILAND on fish butchery and how it will change the way we eat

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This week deputy food editor Adam meets up with chef, restaurateur and author Josh Niland. Josh has flown over from Sydney to cook from and talk about his new book, The Whole Fish Cookbook which tackles the unusual subject of fish butchery. They also discuss sustainability, waste and how his book may turn the way we use and consume on fish completely on its head.

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Oct 25 2019

29mins

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ep 173 - SAKE! learn all about Japan's national drink

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This week Janine catches up with olive drinks writer Hannah to find out all about the Japanese national drink, sake. Hannah tells the fascinating story of how it’s made and explaining some of the different styles that are out there to try.

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Oct 18 2019

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ep 172 - Why Turkey should be on your travel hot list

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This week travel editor Rhiannon chats to digital editor Alex about her recent trip to Turkey. They discuss Istanbul’s east-meets-west culture and the city’s appealing mash-up between old and new (traditional tea houses and kebab shops nudge up against hip restaurants and cafes). Then, they move on to a resort on the Aegean coast, where the restaurant's chefs use ingredients from the farm - such as pomegranate, vine leaves and homemade feta - in dishes and cocktails.

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Oct 11 2019

14mins

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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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ep 170 - Pasta Grannies and the secrets to making pasta like a nonna

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This week Ellie chats to Vicky Bennison, founder of Pasta Grannies, a YouTube channel that showcases Italian nonne and their traditional recipes. They talk about the different types of pasta in each region, what you need to make the perfect dish and what we can all learn from a nonna's cooking.

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Sep 27 2019

21mins

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GUT HEALTH SPECIAL episode 4 - learn about the relationship between our mental health and gut health

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In the fourth episode of a special series of four podcasts, deputy food editor Adam chats to olive magazine's nutritionist Kerry Torrens about the link between mental health and gut health including how poor diet can contribute to mood and how we can make positive changes to help this.

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Sep 20 2019

11mins

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GUT HEALTH SPECIAL episode 3 - how our gut affects skin health and hormonal balance

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In the third episode of a special series of four podcasts, deputy food editor Adam chats to olive magazine's nutritionist Kerry Torrens about how gut health affects the health and condition of our skin as well as both male and female hormonal balance.

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Sep 19 2019

11mins

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iTunes Ratings

8 Ratings
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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.