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Jessie Ware hosts a podcast about food, family and everything in between, direct from her very own dinner table. With a little bit of help from her chef extraordinaire mum Lennie, each week guests from the worlds of music, culture and politics drop by for a bite and a bit of a natter. Oversharing guaranteed.
Produced by Alice Williams

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Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware Jessie Ware

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 1.2K Ratings

Jessie Ware hosts a podcast about food, family and everything in between, direct from her very own dinner table. With a little bit of help from her chef extraordinaire mum Lennie, each week guests from the worlds of music, culture and politics drop by for a bite and a bit of a natter. Oversharing guaranteed.
Produced by Alice Williams

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    S16 Ep 37: Jonathan Van Ness

    S16 Ep 37: Jonathan Van Ness

    We’ve made it to our series finale, and we’re going out with a bang! Joining us is the utterly fabulous Jonathan Van Ness. Jonathan was everything we could have wished for, and more. We heard all about growing up in Illinois, the meals their parents cooked them, meeting their lovely English husband, their JVN Hair empire, their love of Whitney Houston, the dramas of growing their pumpkins, the beautiful friendship they have with Taylor Swift, visiting the White House and the revelation that their last supper would include a ‘big gulp’ size Martini! We couldn’t have asked for a better end to the series, thank you to everyone who has joined us throughout, we’ll be back after a summer break, sun kissed and ready for more fun and fabulous guests! The full range of Jonathan’s hair care range, JVN Hair, is available to buy online and in store now.
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    • 47 min
    S16 Ep 36: Claire Richards

    S16 Ep 36: Claire Richards

    5,6,7,8 - it’s Claire Richards! Star of the iconic group Steps, this week Claire joined us for brunch at mine. Despite deafening us all when I had a slight kitchen mishap and set fire to the bacon, we had a lovely time with Claire! We learned about how she started her career by entering karaoke competitions, her first job working for Burger King, her irrational fear of spag bol as a child, the first success she had in a girl band (called TSD), her wonderful friendship with Rylan, and she also admits to having a crush on Peter Andre too! Claire, next time I think we need to taste an authentic Pasta a la Clara, complete with tinned tomato soup! The brand new tour ‘Everybody Dance’ with Claire will be across the UK through October & November, plus the Steps musical ‘Here & Now’ launches in Birmingham in November.
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    • 53 min
    S16 Ep 35: Nisha Katona

    S16 Ep 35: Nisha Katona

    It’s a foodie treat for you all this week as we have the most incredible chef, restauranteur and entrepreneur Nisha Katona joining us for lunch after travelling down from Birkenhead especially for an excellent meal made by mum. Nisha joins our ever growing list of guests from mum’s favourite programme, Great British Menu, and this episode really is such a treat. We learned about how Nisha created a national chain of restaurants (Mowgli), how her career started with her working as a barrister for 20 years, the very best tips and tricks for cooking Indian food (including a quick and easy prawn curry), her love of Hungarian cuisine, her unbelievable list of pet animals, plus we learn something truly shocking about English Mustard! Foodies, do not miss this ep, Nisha’s endless tips are incredible! Nisha’s Mowgli restaurant is in over 20 cities across the UK and her charity work with the Mowgli Trust continues to raise vital funds for communities across the UK & India.
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    • 54 min
    S16 Ep 34: Rita Ora

    S16 Ep 34: Rita Ora

    Ask & you shall receive… we’re serving you up a glorious ep this week with Rita Ora! A few days before we both took to the stage at Mighty Hoopla festival on the weekend, we sat down with Rita for a long overdue breakfast catch up. We learned that Rita splits her time between New Zealand and the UK, all about her favourite Kosovan food, the story of her wedding with her husband (and mums favourite) Taika Waititi, her entrepreneurial empire, her rigorous health & supplements routine, and how she likes to hang out in Hobbit houses back in New Zealand! One meal wasn’t enough, Rita we must do part 2 soon, thank you for popping over to join us in Clapham! Rita’s’ brand new track ‘Ask & You Shall Receive’ is available everywhere now!!
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    • 47 min
    S16 Ep 33: Leigh-Anne Pinnock

    S16 Ep 33: Leigh-Anne Pinnock

    Pop superstar Leigh-Anne Pinnock joins us for lunch this week to talk all about her brand new solo music. The Little Mix member, turned actress, turned mum of 2, has embarked on a brand new chapter of her career and we couldn’t wait to hear all her fabulous stories. Over mum’s home made chicken shawarma and a strawberries & cream cake, Leigh-Anne reminisced about her time in Little Mix, meeting her now husband in Marbella, her dream nachos as her last supper, her grandparents delicious Bajan food she ate while growing up, being pregnant at the same time as her bandmates, and we shared tips on which celebrity rears the best Christmas turkey (JB vs JO!). Leigh-Anne’s brand new EP ‘No Hard Feelings’ is released this Friday on May 31st and it’s glorious! Before we sign off we just wanted to quickly remind every listener in the UK to register to vote by the 18th June, it’s so, so important!
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    • 47 min
    S16 Ep 32: Jordan Stephens

    S16 Ep 32: Jordan Stephens

    On this week's episode, we are joined by the delightful Jordan Stephens for a special live episode at The British Library as part of their 'Food Season’. This is Jordan’s first interview for his upcoming memoir, 'Avoidance, Drugs, Heartbreak & Dogs’ and it was a special evening. Mum & I served up some snacky bits and settled in with the gorgeous audience for a fab convo. Jordan told us about his time meeting David Attenborough, the food he ate at school and growing up, his struggles with ADHD, his lockdown spent in Margate, the return of Rizzle Kicks(!) and the story of his unforgettable 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks' hosting job! We loved every minute of this special live episode, thank you to everyone who came along and joined us for a delish Friday night in the library. Jordan’s fantastic upcoming memoir is released on 22nd August and is available to pre-order now.
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    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

asher barrett ,

An absolutely scrumptious podcast!

I’ve only just recently discovered this brilliant podcast. I don’t know what it is about listening to this mum and daughter duo — but they are fabulous. I adore the range of people that they interview — always an interesting/entertaining conversation. The relationship and banter between Jessie and Lennie is intoxicatingly heartwarming and makes me ache for a good old chat with my own mum. Also, I have to agree with a few other reviews… listening to them eat and chew is rather addicting and oddly satisfying. Best of luck on all your future podcast endeavors. Love to you both from the shores of Lake Huron in the great mitten state of Michigan.

-Ashley

K.Picnic05 ,

Minnie

Loved, loved, loved this interview with Minnie. What a gem.

vjeades ,

Love the podcast!

Have you ever thought of putting the recipes in your show notes? I for one would love that. They sound delicious!

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