Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith

by Gilly Smith

Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith is for foodie book lovers who want to hear something more profound about the way we live, making the link between delicious food and the impact of food production on the land - through cookbooks.


Hear how A-lister food writers have changed the conversation about food as Gilly talks through their four chosen food moments from their latest books. As she joins the dots between stories from the old country and food identity, plant-based recipes and climate change she shows how a deeper connection with food really could save the planet.


Listen to all your favourite food writers from Yotam Ottolenghi, Tom Kerridge, Anna Jones, Gill Meller, Olia Hercules to Dan Barber as Gilly finds what's cooking in the minds of our food writing stars.


Gilly Smith is also the presenter of the delicious. podcast and Leon's How to Eat to Save the Planet, and produces Right2Food podcast for The Food Foundation and The Big Table for Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming.


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You can buy all the books at a discount from Cooking the Books' own shop at Bookshop


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Cooking the Books with Gilly Smith is rated in the top 10% of global podcasts by ListenNotes and in the top 40 of food podcasts globally by FeedSpot


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