4 episodes

Life on a Plate is a new podcast from Waitrose. Join hosts Jimi Famurewa and Alison Oakervee, as they talk to some very special people about what food really means to them. From favourite dishes and childhood treats to memorable meals and even kitchen disasters, Jimi and Alison dig into the lives of their guests – creating conversations that are fascinating, moving and funny. So make yourself a coffee and pull up a chair.

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    • 4.8 • 43 Ratings

Life on a Plate is a new podcast from Waitrose. Join hosts Jimi Famurewa and Alison Oakervee, as they talk to some very special people about what food really means to them. From favourite dishes and childhood treats to memorable meals and even kitchen disasters, Jimi and Alison dig into the lives of their guests – creating conversations that are fascinating, moving and funny. So make yourself a coffee and pull up a chair.

    3. Tom Kerridge

    3. Tom Kerridge

    Jimi and Alison talk to Tom Kerridge, the multi-award-winning chef and author. Tom explains his love affair with the ‘pirate ship’ that is a professional kitchen, revealing that it’s the chaos, noise and broken plates that help to keep him going. Plus, his passion for pubs, what he likes to cook for Sunday lunch – and tips on how not to grow pumpkins…
    Tom’s latest book, The Hand and Flowers Cookbook, is out now and his series Saving Britain’s Pubs is on BBC iPlayer. You can follow him on Instagram @cheftomkerridge and on Twitter @ChefTomKerridge
    To find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcast
    Host: Jimi Famurewa
    Co-host: Alison Oakervee
    Producer: Sera Berksoy
    Executive Producer: Nikki Duffy
    Editor: Nathan Copelin
    A John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners
     
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    • 35 min
    2. Sarah Millican

    2. Sarah Millican

    Jimi and Alison chat to Sarah Millican, one of Britain’s most popular comedians and a devoted home baker. 
    Loved for her warmth and down-to-earth humour, Sarah is a regular on programmes such as Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week, and also has her own podcast, Standard Issue. In this episode of Life on a Plate, she explains why she thinks we should eat what makes us happy – whether that’s roast dinners every day of the week or chocolate biscuits for breakfast.
    Tickets to Sarah’s 2021/22 Bobby Dazzler tour are available now and you can follow her on Instagram @thesarahmillican and on Twitter @sarahmillican75
    To find out more about the series, go to waitrose.com/podcast
    Host: Jimi Famurewa
    Co-host: Alison Oakervee
    Producer: Sera Berksoy
    Executive Producer: Nikki Duffy
    Editor: Nathan Copelin
    A John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 46 min
    1. Nadiya Hussain

    1. Nadiya Hussain

    In the very first episode of Life on a Plate, Jimi and Alison beam into the kitchen of Nadiya Hussain, trail-blazing winner of The Great British Bake Off 2015. A whirlwind of creativity, Nadiya has written five cookbooks, broadcast six TV series and even produced several children’s books since then, while also working to foster better public conversations about anxiety and mental health. As well as asking how she does it, Jimi and Alison talk to her about eating cake for the first time, overcoming fear and making space for a new generation of cooks and bakers. 
    Nadiya’s new book Nadiya Bakes is out now and you can follow her on Instagram @nadiyajhussain and on Twitter @nadiya_official
    To find out more about the series go to waitrose.com/podcast
    Host: Jimi Famurewa
    Co-host: Alison Oakervee
    Producer: Sera Berksoy
    Executive Producer: Nikki Duffy
    A John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 39 min
    Life on a Plate - Trailer

    Life on a Plate - Trailer

    Welcome to Life on a Plate, the brand-new podcast from Waitrose. Join hosts Jimi Famurewa and Alison Oakervee as they talk to some very special people about what food really means to them. 
    Food connects us all, we all have something to say about it and it reveals elements of our past, present and future. From favourite dishes and childhood treats to memorable meals and even kitchen disasters, Jimi and Alison take a deep dive into the lives of their guests to create conversations that are fascinating, moving and funny. 
    In season 1, baking guru Nadiya Hussain talks chicken doughnuts and cow’s tongue, the hilarious Sarah Millican explains why it’s absolutely fine to eat chocolate biscuits for breakfast and chef extraordinaire Tom Kerridge reveals how chaos and broken plates keep him motivated.
    To find out more about the series, go to waitrose.com/podcast
    Host: Jimi Famurewa
    Co-host: Alison Oakervee
    Producer: Sera Berksoy
    Executive Producer: Nikki Duffy
    A John Brown production for Waitrose & Partners
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

jukes761 ,

Food and memories.

Talking about food can really take you back. Great start to a promising podcast series.

CentralLine90 ,

A treat for the (ear)buds

A fascinating listen, from an unexpected angle. Like desert island discs for foodies!

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