10 episodes

Brownie Podcast celebrates British Asian Voices. We explore what it means to be born in Britain with roots in Asia and how this forms our experience of living in the UK.

We’re interested in what it’s like to be part of two different worlds, so we’ll be chatting to other British Asians about their experiences too. Each episode we'll do book reviews, recipe recaps and recommendations of interesting things we’ve come across that fit into the brownie universe.

Find us on Instagram @BrowniePodcast

Brownie Podcast Shivani Kochhar and Eshani Bhatt

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 46 Ratings

Brownie Podcast celebrates British Asian Voices. We explore what it means to be born in Britain with roots in Asia and how this forms our experience of living in the UK.

We’re interested in what it’s like to be part of two different worlds, so we’ll be chatting to other British Asians about their experiences too. Each episode we'll do book reviews, recipe recaps and recommendations of interesting things we’ve come across that fit into the brownie universe.

Find us on Instagram @BrowniePodcast

    Seema Anand

    Seema Anand

    For the final episode of series 2 we sit down with the fabulous Dr Seema Anand, a mythologist, storyteller and expert on the Kama Sutra. We chat about the taboo of pleasure, the most seductive way to kiss and why every serious feminist should own a copy of the Kama Sutra. Enjoy!

    Follow Seema on Instagram @seemaanandstorytelling
    You can also listen to Seema’s talks and vlogs on her YouTube channel: Seema Anand StoryTelling
    The Arts of Seduction by Seema Anand is out now!

    Get in touch with us:
    Instagram @BrowniePodcast
    Email browniepodcast@gmail.com
    Co-hosted by Eshani Bhatt and Shivani Kochhar
    Edited by George Swainston
    This episode was recorded before lockdown.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Sukh Sodhi

    Sukh Sodhi

    We chat to our dear friend (and Eshani’s college husband!) Sikh activist Sukh Sodhi about finding his religious identity, BLM and Indian politics. Thanks to Sukh for such thoughtful and wise words.

    Follow Sukh on twitter @SukhSodhi95

    Get in touch with us:
    Instagram @BrowniePodcast
    Email browniepodcast@gmail.com
    Co-hosted by Eshani Bhatt and Shivani Kochhar
    Edited by George Swainston

    This episode was recorded before lockdown.

    • 53 min
    Indian Man

    Indian Man

    We’re back for series 2 of Brownie Podcast! In this episode we chat to DJ and producer Indian Man about mixing bhangra beats, his mum’s love of garage music and the legendary Glasto set where we first saw him perform.

    Check out Indian Man’s beats at www.indian-man.com and @indianmanmusic

    He’s released a Hidden Woods Set (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJWysaiK0M4) in collaboration with Brownie Podcast – so get your boogie on!

    Head to www.amalachai.com to order authentic masala tea.

    Get in touch with us:
    Instagram @BrowniePodcast
    Email browniepodcast@gmail.com
    Co-hosted by Eshani Bhatt and Shivani Kochhar
    Produced and edited by George Swainston

    Thanks to Indian Man for letting us use his music for this episode.

    • 35 min
    Ahir Shah

    Ahir Shah

    For this lockdown special episode, we chat to comedian Ahir Shah about his ‘colonised’ accent, whether it’s ok to joke about racism and performing stand-up aged 15.

    Check out where Ahir is gigging next at www.ahirshah.com

    Head to www.amalachai.com to order authentic masala tea.

    Get in touch with us:

    Instagram @BrowniePodcast
    Email browniepodcast@gmail.com
    Co-hosted by Eshani Bhatt and Shivani Kochhar
    Produced and edited by George Swainston

    • 40 min
    Season 1 Finale

    Season 1 Finale

    We catch up after the summer to discuss our Season 1 highlights. Chai chat is back as we share the things we’ve enjoyed recently - big up brown representation!

    Brownie Podcast is taking a short break while we record Season 2. We’ll be back with some fab guests very soon.

    Thanks for listening.

    In the meanwhile, get in touch with us:
    Twitter @PodcastBrownie
    Instagram @BrowniePodcast
    Email browniepodcast@gmail.com

    Co-hosted by Eshani Bhatt and Shivani Kochhar.
    Produced and edited by George Swainston.

    • 11 min
    Kavita Puri

    Kavita Puri

    This episode we spoke to journalist and broadcaster Kavita Puri. We discussed Partition, its impact on Britain and the importance of teaching colonial history in the school curriculum.

    Kavita’s book “Partition Voices: Untold British Stories” is out now.

    Get in touch with us:
    Twitter @PodcastBrownie
    Instagram @BrowniePodcast
    Email browniepodcast@gmail.com

    Co-hosted by Eshani Bhatt and Shivani Kochhar.
    Produced and edited by George Swainston.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

hieatypie ,

So happy this exists

A brilliant, intelligent podcast. Here’s to many more

charlie_a_s ,

Amazing

So interesting and funny and original - the two of them have great chemistry and are clearly close friends! Can't wait to see where this goes

lucyblucyb ,

Fascinating

Really fascinating series and two great natural born presenters. Loved it thankyou .
I want to listen to the rest / whole series please ASAP - keep making and posting it as you go !
So many interesting points and themes waiting to be expanded that haven’t been covered before - fantastic .

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