Life on a Plate

Life on a Plate

By Waitrose & Partners

Life on a Plate is the podcast from Waitrose. Join hosts Yasmin Khan and Alison Oakervee, as they talk to some very special people about what food really means to them. From favourite dishes and childhood treats to memorable meals and even kitchen disasters, Yasmin and Alison dig into the lives of their guests – creating conversations that are fascinating, moving and funny. So make yourself a coffee and pull up a chair.

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Episodes

Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad, food writers

In the first fabulous episode of season 4, Yotam Ottolenghi and his co-author Noor Murad chat to Yasmin and Alison about their new book, Shelf Love, which focuses on using store cupboard ingredients to create delicious everyday meals. They also talk about the diverse international influences reflected in their food, their exhaustive testing process, and the power that a good recipe has to make a real difference to someone’s day.Shelf Love is out now. You can follow them both on Instagram, Yotam @Ottolenghi and Noor @noorishbynoor.  To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Yasmin KhanCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/10/2144m 53s

Season 4 trailer

Season 4 of Life on a Plate is about to launch with a brand new host: writer, broadcaster and cookery book author Yasmin Khan. Listen to this trailer to find out more about Yasmin and what she’s looking forward to in this new season, featuring Yotam Ottolenghi, Ruby Tandoh, Chris Packham and many more... To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Yasmin KhanCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/10/212m 53s

Best Of (Seasons 1-3)

With three wonderful seasons of Life on a Plate completed and the better-than-ever season 4 launching on October 14, we’ve taken a moment to create this best-of compilation featuring favourite clips from some of our most popular guests so far. Here you can listen to the fabulous John Whaite describing what Pride means to him, to comedian Sarah Millican explaining why it’s cool to eat cake, to the incredible Nadiya Hussain revealing what she overcame to make it to the final of Bake-Off – and much more besides. An uplifting, inspiring and funny listen that really encapsulates what Life on a Plate is all about, it’s tinged with sadness too, as it’s Jimi Famurewa’s last episode. But fear not, a fantastic new host is waiting in the wings for season 4…To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/09/2139m 47s

Baking special with Nigella Lawson, Ravneet Gill, Edd Kimber and Martha Collison

This very special baking-focused episode features an incredible line-up of expert guests: Nigella Lawson, Edd Kimber and Ravneet Gill, who between them have written countless baking recipes and produced thousands of cakes, biscuits, buns and breads. They join Jimi Famurewa and guest co-host Martha Collison – the youngest person ever to take part in The Great British Bake Off and a baking aficionado in her own right – to look at why baking is more popular and meaningful than ever before. As well as asking if it’s possible to have too many brownie recipes, the panel explore the ways in which baking brings us joy, pleasure and fulfilment, discuss how it can be a force for good, and agree that imperfect-looking bakes are often the best.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Martha CollisonProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/09/2155m 31s

Back-to-School special with The Scummy Mummies

To mark the beginning of a new term, we present a very special back-to-school episode of Life on a Plate. Jimi welcomes comedy duo and podcasters The Scummy Mummies (aka Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn) to talk school dinners, packed lunches and the ongoing challenges of feeding children. In a hilarious conversation that takes in the merits of chocolate custard, mini pork pies and vegemite sandwiches, not to mention the frustration of ‘fussy’ eaters and the perils of lunchbox envy, Ellie and Helen put the world to rights, and even share a special recipe for cheese spread pasta…  You can follow The Scummy Mummies on Instagram and Twitter @scummymummies. Tickets to their tour can be found on their website, scummymummies.com.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/09/2144m 54s

Dolly Alderton, writer and podcaster

Before the show enjoys a summer holiday, author, columnist and podcaster Dolly Alderton shares her love of food with Jimi and Alison. Revelling in the way food and memory are irrevocably entwined, she talks about her recipe-sprinkled memoir, Everything I Know About Love, and what it was like to reveal so much about herself through its pages. She describes her great pleasure in cooking for others – while confessing to being a control freak in the kitchen – and says that when she’s out on a date, there’s nothing nicer than being with someone who relishes a good meal. Dolly also namedrops her favourite Parisian bistro and reveals that her writing is often fuelled by pickled onions…Dolly is the Sunday Times Style’s agony aunt and you can read her column weekly. Her debut novel Ghosts is out now and you can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @dollyalderton.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/08/2144m 43s

Adjoa Andoh, actor

In this wonderful and inspiring episode, actor Adjoa Andoh, who most recently played Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, talks about everything from her dad’s Ghanaian cooking and why she is ‘The Queen of Broccoli’ to her deep-held beliefs about race and identity, and how she supports her transgender son. Sit back and relax because this is an absolutely cracking listen…You can follow Adjoa on Instagram @adjoa.andoh and Twitter @andoh_adjoa. Season 2 of Bridgerton is set to air on Netflix at the start of 2022.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/07/2149m 5s

Hannah Cockroft, Paralympian

Record-breaking Paralympian Hannah Cockroft first tried wheelchair racing at the age of 15: in this episode she describes the overriding sense of freedom it gave her. She has never looked back, winning gold medals at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 games, being awarded an MBE – and having a postbox in her hometown of Halifax painted gold in her honour. She talks to Alison and Jimi about the pressures of life in the public eye as a female disabled athlete, and her intense preparations for Tokyo 2020, while also revealing a passion for spaghetti bolognese and a serious sweet tooth…You can follow Hannah on Instagram @hlcmbe and Twitter @HCDream2012 and watch her compete in her third Paralympic Games on Channel 4 from 24th August. To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/07/2145m 22s

Roger Daltrey, musician

As lead singer of The Who, one of the world’s most iconic rock bands, Roger Daltrey is still belting out the hits on stage. He’s also a farmer, a campaigner, a father and a grandfather. In this episode, Roger tells Alison and Jimi about his childhood in war-torn London, making his first guitar by hand and keeping the rest of The Who on the road. He sings the praises of smoked trout, cider vinegar and his wife’s chips, describes the joy of having his family over for a Sunday roast and speaks movingly about his two decades of fundraising work for the Teenage Cancer Trust.Roger has teamed up with Eminent Life to create a champagne, and 100% of his profits going to Teen Cancer America.You can purchase a bottle of Champagne Cuvee Roger Daltrey from eminent-life.com. To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/07/2136m 48s

Sat Bains, award-winning chef

Sat Bains is one of the most renowned chefs in Britain and his eponymous Nottingham restaurant has been heaped with accolades. Yet as a young man, he says he was an ‘absolute dosser’. Thrown out by his parents, moving from job to job, he talks about the turning points – including meeting his wife and winning the prestigious Roux scholarship - that set him on the road to where he is now. Sometimes described as uncompromising and forthright, in this episode Sat reveals himself to be charming, funny and caring, committed to the wellbeing of his staff, with a soft spot for a full English and his mum’s lamb keema. You can book your visit to Sat’s restaurant by visiting ww.restaurantsatbains.com. You can follow Sat on Instagram @satbains1 and Twitter @RSB1withrooms and find out more about the range of Punjabi dishes he’s developed with his mum on Instagram @mommabains or by visiting www.mommabains.com.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinAdditional research by Imogen HuntA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/07/2148m 7s

Andi Oliver

In this glorious whirlwind of an episode, Jimi and Alison talk to the incredible Andi Oliver, chef, broadcaster and host of Great British Menu. With amazing energy, charisma and wit, Andi talks about her life and career, including the racism she faced growing up in 1970s Britain, her discovery of punk, singing, cooking and filming with her best friend Neneh Cherry, travelling the world, running restaurants - and her lifelong passion for good food with its ability to heal, nurture and connect us all.You can follow Andi on Instagram @andioliver and Twitter @andisn16. To find out more about Andi’s restaurant, Wadadli Kitchen, go to wadadlikitchen.com or follow them on Instagram, @andis_wadadli_kitchen. To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/06/2146m 30s

John Whaite

Our guest this episode is chef, TV presenter, author and former Great British Bake Off champion John Whaite. In a conversation that is emotional, honest and uplifting, he talks about his struggles with depression and disordered eating, about therapy, letting go of perfectionism and people-pleasing, and his journey to self-acceptance. Marking Pride month with a glorious rainbow cake recipe (find it on waitrose.com), he describes the importance of celebrating queerness, and embracing his true self.John is a regular chef on Steph's Packed Lunch which airs every weekday at 12:30pm on Channel 4. You can follow him on Instagram @john_whaite and his cookery school @johnwhaiteskitchen. Please note,  this episode includes conversation about eating disorders and suicidal thoughts. To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/06/2147m 3s

Joe Wicks

Season 3 of Life on a Plate kicks off in style with Joe Wicks, the Body Coach – author of Lean in 15 and, of course, everybody’s favourite PE teacher. Honest, humble and infectiously positive, Joe talks to hosts Jimi and Alison about feeding his young family and reveals the dish that first won his wife’s heart. He describes the experience of PE with Joe, which saw him attain 'national treasure' status during lockdown, and explains how he tackles his bad days as well as his good.Joe’s new cookbook Joe's Family Food is out now and The Joe Wicks Podcast is available wherever you get your podcasts. You can follow Joe on Instagram and Twitter @thebodycoach.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/06/2137m 52s

Sarit Packer & Itamar Srulovich (Honey & Co.)

With their London restaurant, Honey & Co, as well as their deli, shop and cookbooks, Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich celebrate the vibrant, delicious and diverse food of the Levant and the Middle East. In this week’s episode, the husband and wife team talk about what it’s like to work, cook and live together – mostly harmoniously! - and describe the dishes and ingredients that inspire them most. Sarit and Itamar’s new book, Chasing Smoke is out now. Their podcast, Honey & Co: The Food Talks is available wherever you get your podcasts and you can follow them on Instagram and Twitter @honeyandco.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/05/2145m 40s

Dev Griffin

This episode’s brilliant guest is DJ Dev Griffin, a veteran of Radio 1 now with a brand new show on Heart. Dev talks about his childhood as the ‘baby boy’ in a houseful of women and his exploration of his heritage through music and food. He describes his all-or-nothing approach to learning to cook and the legacy of his time on Celebrity Masterchef and on SAS Who Dares Wins. He also reveals an eyebrow-raising breakfast choice from his days as an early morning presenter!You can listen to Dev’s show on Heart from 12-4pm every Saturday. You can follow him on Instragram @dev and Twitter @dev_101.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/05/2141m 16s

Adrienne Herbert

One of the wellness world's leading voices, Adrienne Herbert is an inspirational fitness expert, podcaster and TED speaker, whose hit book and podcast Power Hour aims to help us all make more of the first hour of the day. She talks to Jimi and Alison about going with the flow of the ‘seasons’ in our lives, being kind to ourselves and others – and the secret ingredient in her never-fail banana bread recipe.Adrienne’s podcast, Power Hour, is available wherever you get your podcasts and her book of the same name is out now. You can follow her on Instagram @adrienne_ldn.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Alice WilkinsonEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/04/2136m 47s

Heston Blumenthal

He may be a world-famous, game-changing chef but Heston Blumenthal is also warm, funny and absolutely fascinating. In this episode, he chats to Jimi and Alison about his extraordinary studies into food – including talking to rice – and his endless quest to learn more about the way our environment, our psychology and our emotions affect what we taste. He even has a few experiments for you to try at home.Heston's podcast, Journey to the Centre of Foo‪d‬ is available wherever you get your podcast and you can find out more on Instagram @hestonspodcast.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partner See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/04/2142m 3s

Tom Allen

Comedian and Celebrity Bake Off veteran Tom Allen has Jimi and Alison in fits of laughter as he describes his adolescent obsession with table etiquette and using the correct cutlery, and talks about the awkwardness – and joy – of not being quite like anyone else.You can follow Tom on Instagram @tomindeed and Twitter @tomallencomedyTo find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/04/2146m 2s

Johanna Konta

Johanna Konta, Britain’s top female tennis player, serves an ace in this inspiring episode. She tells Jimi and Alison about the food of her Hungarian heritage and Australian childhood, explains how she balances her relentless training programme with an obsession for muffin-baking, and reveals the one thing she always carries onto court with her… You can follow Johanna on Instagram and Twitter @johannakontaTo find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/04/2141m 27s

Minette Batters

This week Jimi and Alison meet Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers’ Union – the first woman to head the organisation in its 113-year history. She shares with Jimi and Alison her vision for sustainable agriculture and the carbon-neutral farming she says is achievable by 2040 – as well as talking roast lamb and chocolate cornflake cakes…You can follow Minette on Twitter @Minette_BattersTo find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Ashleigh ArnottEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/03/2139m 47s

Tamal Ray

Bake Off finalist Tamal Ray explains to Jimi and Alison why baking is his answer to meditation. He describes his work as a frontline NHS doctor during the pandemic, and shares his belief that community and belonging are essential to our health.You can follow Tamal on Instagram @drraybakes and Twitter @DrRayBakes.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/03/2141m 32s

Cerys Matthews

This week Jimi and Alison meet musician, author and broadcaster Cerys Matthews. Cerys rose to fame with Welsh rock band Catatonia and is now best known for her hugely popular shows on BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 2. In this episode of Life on a Plate she shares her childhood memories of foraging, explains how every meal we eat is seasoned with history and culture – and reveals the one dish she thinks should be banned forever!Cerys’s cookbook, Where the Wild Cooks Go, is out now. You can follow her on Instagram @cerys6music and Twitter @cerysmatthews.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyAssistant Producer: Leah HyslopEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/03/2144m 8s

Candice Carty-Williams

In their first interview of Season 2, Jimi and Alison meet Candice Carty-Williams, author of the bestselling 2019 novel Queenie and the first black writer to win book of the year at the British Book Awards. Candice tells us about her father’s fried plantain and the challenge of cooking in flatshares - plus why cashews make the best writing fuel.Queenie is out now and People Person will be released in February 2022. You can follow Candice on Instagram and Twitter @candicec_w.To find out more about the show, go to waitrose.com/podcast.Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/03/2145m 21s

6. Joanne Harris

This episode, Jimi and Alison are joined by Joanne Harris, the author of more than 20 bestselling works of fiction. Joanne was born above a Yorkshire sweet shop and food flavours many of her novels – most famously Chocolat, which was turned into an Oscar-nominated film. She talks about why French food is part of her cultural identity, what it was like to become famous overnight, and the quiet pleasure of growing her own vegetables.Joanne’s latest book is Ten Things About Writing. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @Joannechocolat.To find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcastHost: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/02/2143m 22s

5. Asma Khan

Jimi and Alison meet Asma Khan, the groundbreaking chef using food to make the world a better place. The founder of London restaurant Darjeeling Express, where home-style Indian dishes are cooked by a team of women, Asma is passionate about championing sidelined communities. She explains why food can help us connect with each other ­– and why you’ll never find okra fries on her menu.Follow Asma Khan on Instagram @asmakhanlondon and on Twitter @Asma_KhanLDN.To find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcastHost: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/02/2139m 49s

4. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Join Jimi and Alison as they delve into the world of campaigner and broadcaster Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Celebrated for his work on animal welfare and sustainability, Hugh’s focus these days is on human health, as well as the health of the planet. He talks low-sugar baking, alcohol-free cocktails and the joy of simple, whole foods. You’ll also hear about Hugh’s very short career as a pastry chef, how he persuades his kids to love veg, and his new obsession with cold-water swimming.Hugh’s latest book, Eat Better Forever, is out now. You can follow him on Instagram @hughfearnleywhittingstall and on Twitter @HughFWTo find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcast Host: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/01/2145m 30s

3. Tom Kerridge

Jimi and Alison talk to Tom Kerridge, the multi-award-winning chef and author. Tom explains his love affair with the ‘pirate ship’ that is a professional kitchen, revealing that it’s the chaos, noise and broken plates that help to keep him going. Plus, his passion for pubs, what he likes to cook for Sunday lunch – and tips on how not to grow pumpkins…Tom’s latest book, The Hand and Flowers Cookbook, is out now and his series Saving Britain’s Pubs is on BBC iPlayer. You can follow him on Instagram @cheftomkerridge and on Twitter @ChefTomKerridgeTo find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcastHost: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/01/2134m 52s

2. Sarah Millican

Jimi and Alison chat to Sarah Millican, one of Britain’s most popular comedians and a devoted home baker. Loved for her warmth and down-to-earth humour, Sarah is a regular on programmes such as Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week, and also has her own podcast, Standard Issue. In this episode of Life on a Plate, she explains why she thinks we should eat what makes us happy – whether that’s roast dinners every day of the week or chocolate biscuits for breakfast.Tickets to Sarah’s 2021/22 Bobby Dazzler tour are available now and you can follow her on Instagram @thesarahmillican and on Twitter @sarahmillican75To find out more about the series, go to waitrose.com/podcastHost: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/01/2146m 21s

1. Nadiya Hussain

In the very first episode of Life on a Plate, Jimi and Alison beam into the kitchen of Nadiya Hussain, trail-blazing winner of The Great British Bake Off 2015. A whirlwind of creativity, Nadiya has written five cookbooks, broadcast six TV series and even produced several children’s books since then, while also working to foster better public conversations about anxiety and mental health. As well as asking how she does it, Jimi and Alison talk to her about eating cake for the first time, overcoming fear and making space for a new generation of cooks and bakers. Nadiya’s new book Nadiya Bakes is out now and you can follow her on Instagram @nadiyajhussain and on Twitter @nadiya_officialTo find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcastHost: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyEditor: Nathan CopelinA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/01/2139m 18s

Life on a Plate - Trailer

Welcome to Life on a Plate, the brand-new podcast from Waitrose. Join hosts Jimi Famurewa and Alison Oakervee as they talk to some very special people about what food really means to them. Food connects us all, we all have something to say about it and it reveals elements of our past, present and future. From favourite dishes and childhood treats to memorable meals and even kitchen disasters, Jimi and Alison take a deep dive into the lives of their guests to create conversations that are fascinating, moving and funny. In season 1, baking guru Nadiya Hussain talks chicken doughnuts and cow’s tongue, the hilarious Sarah Millican explains why it’s absolutely fine to eat chocolate biscuits for breakfast and chef extraordinaire Tom Kerridge reveals how chaos and broken plates keep him motivated.To find out more about the series, go to waitrose.com/podcastHost: Jimi FamurewaCo-host: Alison OakerveeProducer: Sera BerksoyExecutive Producer: Nikki DuffyA John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/12/201m 6s
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