Hoovering - Episode 31: Nahel Tzegai


By Jessica Fostekew

Hoovering - Episode 31: Nahel Tzegai

Welcome to HOOVERING, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew (Guilty Feminist, Motherland) has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.

This week I’m talking to Nahel Tzegai - actor in the West End smash hit ‘The Jungle’, all about the Calais jungle. There are Eritrean recipes, admissions of the downsides of fully immersive theatre (farts) and it turns out I do know what dissonance means. Considering we’re on the set of one of the most heartbreaking plays I’ve seen in years, this is a very very happy episode. 


I made her vegan courgette apple muffins https://deliciouslyella.com/2012/08/20/vegan-zucchini-apple-muffins-gluten-dairy-and-sugar-free/

Honourable Mentions

The play is called ‘The Jungle

The Camden based Arab food market is called Pheonicia

Ethiopian Restaurants Labilel and Addis, both in Kentish Town 

And Nahel’s funny sounding recommendation Laura Esquival’s ‘Like Water got Chocolate’ 

And that book I cannot stop thinking about, or banging on about Louise Gray ‘Ethical Carnivore’ 

The plants propaganda film, which I have to admit, I haven’t yet seen - available on Youtube: ‘Earthlings’ 

My hangover medicine of choice the MIGHTY (retro) Alka Seltzer 

And this is the extra lemony (extra sugary) BEAUTIFUL San Pelligrino Limonata 

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Hoovering - Episode 31: Nahel Tzegai
Hoovering - Episode 31: Nahel Tzegai