Table Talk

Table Talk

Latest Episodes

With Michael Zee
May 07, 2024

Michael Zee is an author, cook and the creator of SymmetryBreakfast, which started as an Instagram account, before amassing over 670,000 followers and becoming one of the ‘most popular food books of 2016’. He is now based in Italy and known for his partic

With Joel Golby
April 23, 2024

Joel Golby is a journalist who has written for among others Vice and the Guardian, where he has a regular column, the watcher, reviewing television. He has since translated his skill for wry observations and self-reflection into the new book Four Star

With Anna Jones
April 09, 2024

Anna Jones is a food writer, food stylist and author. She is known predominately for her focus on vegetarian cooking, and her new book Easy Wins celebrates a capsule pantry of twelve ingredients.On the podcast she tells Lara about her way in to becomin

With Gennaro Contaldo
March 26, 2024

Gennaro Contaldo is an Italian chef, cookbook author and television presenter. He is also known as Jamie Oliver's mentor and Antonio Carluccio's travel partner on Two Greedy Italians. His latest cookbook Gennaro's Verdure – which celebrates seasonal veget

With Alex Jackson
March 12, 2024

Alex Jackson is the founder of Sardine and currently head chef at Noble Rot, Soho. His cookbook Frontires: the food of France's borderlands is available now.On the podcast, he tells Lara and Liv why the smell of chip fat reminds him of home, how his i

With Thomas Robson-Kanu
February 27, 2024

Thomas 'Hal' Robson-Kanu is former professional footballer who was part of the Welsh team that reached the semi finals of Euro 2016, thanks largely to a memorable goal he scored against tournament favourites Belgium. He is also the founder of The Turmeric

With Professor Charles Spence
February 13, 2024

Professor Charles Spence is an experimental psychologist at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on how an in-depth understanding of the human mind will lead to the better design of multi-sensory foods and products. He is the author of several b

With Edward Stourton
January 30, 2024

Edward Stourton is a broadcaster who has worked as foreign correspondent for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITN. He is the presenter of BBC Radio 4's Sunday Program, and presented the Today Program for ten years. He has authored eight books including his most rec

With Alexandra Collier
January 16, 2024

Alexandra Collier is a Melbourne-based writer who has written for theatre, screen and print. She is a MacDowell fellow and a recipient of the RE Ross Trust playwrites' award. Her memoir Inconceivable, about her journey to becoming a solo Mum by choice, is

With Philip Hensher
January 02, 2024

Philip Hensher is a novelist and regular contributor to The Spectators books pages. His books cover a variety of subjects and often deal with important historical change, such as the fall of the Berlin wall and the war in Afghanistan. His most recent nov