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The Spice Larder

The Spice Larder

By Ginger and Spice Festival
A podcast featuring monthly conversations and interviews with chefs, cooks, artisans, producers, historians and spice experts!
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Series 2, Ep 5: Festival Episode Megamix 2021
Megamix of the Ginger & Spice Festival - September 2021 
November 24, 2021
Series 2, Ep 4, Part 2: Ginger & Spice Festival 2021
Ginger & Spice Festival 2021 
November 04, 2021
Series 2, Ep 4, Part 1: Ginger & Spice Festival 2021
Part 1 of the annual Ginger & Spice Festival 2021 which took place on Saturday 25th September. 
October 18, 2021
Series 2, Ep 3: Drayton Diaries - Being Green
In this episode we catch up with two relatively recent newcomers to the Market Drayton high street, Dan Thomas founder of the Refill Emporium, and Nathan Wilson owner of Margaret's Farm. 
July 30, 2021
Series 2, Ep 2: Drayton Diaries with Goldstone Hall Hotel & Gardens
We talk with John Cushing, owner of Goldstone Hall Hotel and Gardens. 
June 17, 2021
Season 2, Ep 1: Drayton Diaries with Carol Jones
We interview Carol Jones of Jones's Coffee House 
May 12, 2021
Serason 1, Episode 17: Lajina Masala
Lajina Masala 
April 12, 2021
Episode 16: Chef Shaun Kenworthy
In this episode we meet and chat with Chef Shaun Kenworthy.
March 12, 2021
Episode 15: Mallika Basu
Mallika Basu 
February 21, 2021
Episode 14 - Chef, James Sherwin
Chef and founder of Wild Shropshire Restaurant, James Sherwin tells us all about his ethos and love of seasonal, local produce. 
January 13, 2021
Episode 13: Ethan Frisch, co-founder of Burlap and Barrel
Interview with co-founder Ethan Frisch of USA based business Burlap and Barrel who sources unique, beautiful spices for professional chefs and home cooks. 
December 08, 2020
Episode 12: Carslake Tea
Mr Tea from Carslake Tea 
November 12, 2020
Episode 11 - The Market Drayton Twinning Association
Carol Hitchen tell us about the The Market Drayton Twinning Association
September 14, 2020
Episode 10 - Museum Memories
Market Drayton Museum Manager, Ian Picton Robinson talks about this passion for the history of the town.
September 14, 2020
Episode 8: Jana Jacobson & her Guinness World Record
We chat to Guinness World Record Holder and Gingerbread Baking Champion, Jana Jacobson. 
September 07, 2020
Episode 9: Original Biscuit Bakers
Sarah Hopcroft tells us all about her business Original Biscuit Bakers. 
August 06, 2020
Episode 7: Chef Chris Burt
We catch up with Shropshire based Chef, Chris Burt to hear all about his love of food and local produce. 
July 13, 2020
Episode 6: Tamarind
This episode is all about the tangy & tart treat that is Tamarind!  We talk with Pakistani-born cookery writer, author, blogger and cookery teacher, Sumayya Usmani, as well as award winning chutney and pickle producer, Adam, from Mr Vikkis. 
June 09, 2020
Episode 5: Saffron
This episode is all about the vibrant and floral spice, Saffron! In this episode we chat with two amazing British Saffron producers - the Cheshire Saffron Company and Norfolk Saffron.  Also, we catch up with Persian cook, Rebekah Jones, saffron lover, founder of My Little Persian Kitchen and organiser of Pop-up dining experiences in Shropshire and Cheshire, UK. 
May 16, 2020
Episode 4: Nuts about Gingerbread
In this episode we catch up with Emily aka The Gingerbread Maid as well as Zoe Harrison of Butterbelle.  Plus Bell from Butterbelle shares a nutty recipe with us! 
April 28, 2020
Episode 3: Nick Robins at Ginger and Spice Festival 2018
Author, Nick Robins, talking about Clive of India at St Margaret's Church, Moreton Saye at the Ginger and Spice Festival 2018.
April 03, 2020
Episode 2: Under The Buttercross
Episode 2 of The Spice Larder Julia Roberts talks to author Meg Pybus & Lucia and Frank of Saco Trading. 
March 31, 2020
Ginger Puff Puff Recipe
Lucia from Saco Trading Ltd shares her recipe for Ginger Puff Puff
March 24, 2020
Episode 1: Market Drayton - the home of Gingerbread
Set in the Joule's Brewery Market Drayton, in this episode we caught up with local chef, Rob Gibson of Roots and Wings, to talk about Veganuary; Tracey Edwards of the Fields Kitchen to hear all about her high street store's heritage; and bakers John Hayward-Hughes and Terry McCarthy to hear a little about the famous Billington's Gingerbread!  
February 29, 2020