A weekly podcast looking at food and drink in Cumbria. We’re going to be talking to and about the people who grow it, raise it, make it, bake it, cook it, serve it, eat it and those who promote it.A Little Slice of Cumbria is about all things to do with Cumbrian food – from the west coast to the Pennines and from the borders to the bay.
The Moon and Sixpence
Andy chats to Stephen Kidd, owner of The Moon and Sixpence coffee house in Cockermouth. They reminisced about the old days (briefly) and Stephen described how he ended up in the very last place he thought he would - his hometown! There's also a Luke at the News - we find out more about Luke's neighbour's doormat.
Goodness and Grain
Andy talks to Holly Baker, owner of Goodness and Grain, a refill shop in Cockermouth. They chat about how you can change your impact on your environment and how Holly came to be opening such a store in Cumbria. There's also a Luke at the News where we find out how Luke is getting on with his new flat...and his new neighbours.
Phil Byers - Allerdale Markets Manager
We're back. Andy speaks to Phil Byers, Markets Manager for Allerdale Borough Council, We talk about the importance of markets, how councils are working to make them safe, and a little bit about how Phil started getting involved, There's also A Luke at the News - find out how Luke's flat move has gone.
Roots Natural Food Market
In this episode, Andy talks to Kyle Henderson who, with his partner Summer, set up Roots Natural Food Market in Carlisle. There's also a Luke at the News and an important update on Andy's Covid jab.
Ben Wilkinson - Chef Director at The Cottage in the Wood
Andy talks to Ben Wilkinson, Chef Director at the Michelin starred The Cottage in the Wood. We find out a little about Ben's past, what its like to be awarded a Michelin star, and if there's such a thing as a high end British cuisine. There's also a Luke at the News with Luke from Lakeland Mues. Enjoy.
This week there's a great interview with Mark Cant, founder of The Cumbrian Tea and Coffee Company. We find out about where the idea came from, what Mark got up to in the past and what the future holds for him and Cumbrian Tea. Luke is in fine form at A Luke at the News. Enjoy!
Really enjoyed listening to Goodness and Grain!
Educational and entertaining, top quality podcast