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Borough Talks podcast

A series of in-depth food-themed conversations with interesting and inspiring individuals from Borough Market and beyond

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Niki Segnit

Niki Segnit, author of The Flavour Thesaurus, joins for the last episode of the series to talk about the liberation that comes from cooking without a recipe, the difference between raisins and sultanas, and why allspice smells like clean ironing.

Regula Ysewijn

Belgian food writer, photographer and TV star Regula Ysewijn talks about her fascination with Britain, her ties to Borough, and how food traditions act as a bridge across Belgium’s regional divides.

Alice Zaslavsky

Australian food writer, broadcaster and self-proclaimed ‘vegelante’ Alice Zaslavsky joins Angela for a stimulating stroll around the Market’s stalls, with honey tasting, cheese shopping and lots of chat.

Pride special

Mike Hill and Richard Dinwoodie of Utobeer and The Rake and drinks writer Emma Inch on the history of gay pubs, the battle against beer’s macho image, and Borough’s age-old links with brewing.

Clare Finney

Clare Finney, author of Hungry Heart, on the ties between food, love and human connection, her own complicated relationship with food, and the elemental power of breaking bread together.

Plan Zheroes

Angela joins one of the regular surplus food collections run by Plan Zheroes and discovers how Market produce that might otherwise go to waste finds its way to people in need.

Food waste special

Chloë Stewart of nibs etc. and TikTok star Martyn Odell on the devastating impact of food waste and how, by unlocking creativity and changing our habits, we can all play our part in reducing it.

Mallika Basu

Food writer and consultant Mallika Basu on writing cookbooks, building a personal brand, ‘feeding the beast’ of social media, and bringing cultural sensitivity to the language of food.

Henrietta Green

Legendary food writer and organiser Henrietta Green joins Angela Clutton to discuss her role in the dramatic rebirth of Borough Market in 1998, and the ongoing revolution in British charcuterie.

Romy Gill

Romy Gill, the British-Indian chef, food writer, broadcaster and author of the beautiful On The Himalayan Trail cookbook, discusses the roots of her approach to food.

Frost Fair special

We look back at the Frost Fairs – spontaneous festivals that erupted on the frozen River Thames. Mark Riddaway gives us the history while traders Tim Wilson and Andy Geddes discuss the food.

Christmas Special with Jeremy Lee

For our second Christmas podcast Angela is joined by Jeremy Lee, chef-proprietor of Quo Vadis.