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Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts talk to a series of celebrity guests about their life story, through the food and drink that has come to define it. Lara Prendergast is the Food and Drink Editor of Spectator Life. Olivia Potts is Spectator Life's Vintage Chef.

Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts talk to a series of celebrity guests about their life story, through the food and drink that has come to define it. Lara Prendergast is the Food and Drink Editor of Spectator Life. Olivia Potts is Spectator Life's Vintage Chef.
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United Kingdom

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Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts talk to a series of celebrity guests about their life story, through the food and drink that has come to define it. Lara Prendergast is the Food and Drink Editor of Spectator Life. Olivia Potts is Spectator Life's Vintage Chef.

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English

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07894066163


Episodes

With Nathan Outlaw

5/14/2019
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In this episode, Michelin star chef Nathan Outlaw joins Lara and Livvy to talk about his love for Cornwall and seafood, training under celebrity chef Rick Stein, and how he totally didn't help his ten year old daughter win a baking competition.

Duration:00:28:21

With Adrian Chiles

4/20/2019
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In this episode, broadcaster and writer Adrian Chiles joins Lara and Livvy to discuss a childhood of Croatian home cooking, how an incident with a Turkish lamb turned him vegetarian, and why he prefers 'mindful drinking' to 'drinking responsibly'.

Duration:00:30:49

With Alissa Timoshkina

4/12/2019
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Alissa Timoshkina is a chef, food and film writer, and the founder of the KinoVino supper club. Today she joins Lara and Livvy to discuss Soviet food culture, her journey from film to cookery, and ‘the cabbage myth’.

Duration:00:31:19

With Jeremy Lee

4/2/2019
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Jeremy Lee is the chief proprietor of the landmark Soho restaurant, Quo Vadis. In this episode, he talks to Lara and Livvy about why he was such a bad waiter, what it is like to cook and eat with Simon Hopkinson and Alistair Little, and his undying love for puddings.

Duration:00:36:59

With Rachel Johnson

3/19/2019
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Journalist and author Rachel Johnson joins Lara and Livvy on this episode to talk about what it was like to share with a student house with Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, then budding student chef, about cooking rice found in a Greek bin for her children, and why 'American food' is an oxymoron.

Duration:00:28:45

With Ella Risbridger

3/4/2019
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In this episode of Table Talk, Lara and Livvy talk to Ella Risbridger, chef and writer, whose new recipe book is Midnight Chicken: & Other Recipes Worth Living For. It's part memoir, part cookery; exploring mental health, friendship, love, and the redemptive power of food and cooking. On the podcast, Ella talks about the man that she moved from Dubai to London for, what it's like to be the cover girl of Aga Living (can you tell she grew up with an aga?), and the recipe for the best roast...

Duration:00:40:07

With LBC presenter Iain Dale

2/18/2019
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Lara and Livvy talk to broadcaster and writer Iain Dale about his life through food and drink. Or rather, the food and drink he doesn't like. It turns out that Iain is the fussiest eater to come on the podcast, but he tells us about the food and drinks that he does like (chicken fajitas, German schnitzels, and Lilt) as well as about what it was like to grow up on a farm, being food poisoned in Russia, and why he buys his crisps from eBay.

Duration:00:32:30

The Sophia Money-Coutts Edition

1/14/2019
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Sophia Money-Coutts is former features editor at Tatler magazine, and now columnist for the Sunday Telegraph. Her new book, The Plus One, came out earlier this year. In this episode of Table Talk, Lara and Livvy talk to Sophia about how cheese fondue helped her get through her parents' divorce as a child, how an ex-boyfriend berated her poppadom manners, and the best way to juggle a clutch bag and canapés at writers' parties. Presented by Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts.

Duration:00:28:43

The Bryony Gordon Edition

1/14/2019
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Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts talk to Bryony Gordon, columnist at the Telegraph and author of Eat, Drink, Run. They have a frank conversation about Bryony's relationship with food and mental health, and Bryony comes clean about her toddler's metropolitan diet and why dinner parties are totally not for her.

Duration:00:37:11

With Fraser Nelson, Editor of the Spectator

1/14/2019
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Lara and Livvy talk to Fraser Nelson about his hatred of desserts, how working in London made him a stranger in Glasgow, and wining and dining Westminster's political big dogs. Presented by Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts.

Duration:00:26:49

Prue Leith on her life through food and drink

1/14/2019
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For our inaugural episode, Livvy and Lara are joined by Prue Leith: chef, restaurateur, broadcaster, journalist, novelist and, of course, Great British Bake Off presenter. They chat about her time in South Africa and Paris, and how that helped shape her attitude to food. She comes clean about some of her cooking mishaps, making sandwiches for both toffs and builders, being the first woman to have a proper restaurant in London, why she hates washing up, and her first cookbook in 25 years,...

Duration:00:25:38