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5 food podcasts we can’t stop listening to

by Malou Herkes

published on 22 January 2020

Who doesn't love binging on podcasts on their morning commute? We certainly do, and with a bunch of hilarious, inspiring and insightful food podcasts to discover, we wanted to share our favourites with you. From Jessie Ware's Table Manners to the brilliant Desert Island Dishes, these are our favourite food podcasts of 2020.


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Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Table Manners is the hit podcast co-hosted by singer-songwriter Jessie Ware and her mum Lennie who welcome celebrity guests on to share their favourite home-cooked meal. We can't get enough of their brash conversation and great home-cooking with celebrities from Nigella Lawson to Ed Sheeren to Loyle Carner. We're hooked. 

The great news is you can now tune in to your favourite episode of Table Manners and cook along at home with their new cookbook of the same name. Find out more about Table Manners: The Cookbook here

Off Menu with James Acaster and Ed Gamble

This hilarious podcast is hosted by comedians James Acaster and Ed Gamble who get celebrity guests on to choose their dream starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Download episodes with chef Tom Kerridge, food critic Grace Dent and comedian Nish Kumar to get you stiffling laughter on your morning commute. 

BBC's The Food Programme with Sheila Dillon & Dan Saladino

If you're after a food podcast that travels the world discovering forgotten ingredients and flavours, well-researched episodes on food trends and culture, and interviews with loved chefs and foodies, then BBC 4's The Food Programme is the one for you. If you're passionate about food from across the globe, this one should be top of your list. 

Favourite food podcasts Desert Island Dishes

Desert Island Dishes with Margie Nomura

A brilliant riff on Desert Island Discs, chef and food writer Margie Nomura asks well-known foodies and celebs to talk about the five dishes that have most shaped their life. Margie has welcomed on some of our favourite food writers and cooks, including Georgina Hayden, Anna Jones and Joe Wicks. 

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Radio Cherry Bombe

This US-broadcasted podcast features interviews with the most creative women in the world of food. From cake influencers and pastry chefs to food writers, stylists and cookbook authors, these are women at the top of their game in the food industry – an inspiring listen! We loved listening to Samin Nosrat and Nigella Lawson in conversation, and Pastry Chef Michelle Hernandez talking Paris and patisserie. 


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