Hoovering - Episode 184: David Atherton
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 hoovering with WINNER of Bake Off 2019, author of three books no less and absolute brain box about health AND fellow Catford resident, David Atherton. He made me the loveliest afternoon tea I’ve ever had actually lads. In his dreamy home. Which was walking distance from my home. Christ. I’m living the dream.
Everything written below in CAPITALS is a link to the relevant webpage.
Honourable Mentions/ Links
You must follow this beautiful man ON INSTAGRAM
You can and should pre-order David’s beautiful sounding and looking new book MY FIRST GREEN COOKBOOK FOR YOUNG COOKS, I’m getting Rudy one. It’s out on 16th September.
His other books are MY FIRST COOKBOOK BAKE, MAKE AND LEARN TO COOK and the not for kids but for everyone GOOD TO EAT: REAL FOOD TO NOURISH AND SUSTAIN YOUR LIFE
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Things we mentioned that you might be interested in from this podcast include…
If you’ve never heard of BAKE OFF which David won, which is a huge feat. This is her.
And the former contestant who put me in touch with David, whose also a former Bake off superstar is MICHAEL CHAKRAVERTY
I briefly name drop BBC Radio 4’s usually quite brilliant show FOOD CHAIN
He talks about having aspirations of being on C4’s GREAT BRITISH POTTERY THROWDOWN and considering the beautiful crockery he gave me I reckon he’d smash it
His Mum used to shop through a food collective called SUMA
I mention C4 bit of fun show SNACKMASTERS
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