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LIFE IS FOR COOKING

LIFE IS FOR COOKING

By Greenwich Pantry
A podcast by Greenwich Pantry in London; for foodies who enjoy cooking or want to get started. Discussing food and culture, we’ll be chatting to foodies, chefs, and more, sharing recipes you’ll want to use over and over again. We'll feature food stories, answer questions and talk you through the tricky bits. Join our conversation, we would love to hear from you.

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Food and lockdown (6)Food and routines are intertwined. Routines make us who we are and what we eat.

LIFE IS FOR COOKING

Food and lockdown (6)Food and routines are intertwined. Routines make us who we are and what we eat.

LIFE IS FOR COOKING

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Sourdough September is upon us; we should not ignore it.
If you’re a foodie you’ll love real bread and definitely sourdough! We know that additives in commercial bread make it less desirable and nutritious. Listen to this episode with Ed the Baker (Eddy) and fall in love with real dough. For more information email info@greenwichpantry.com
24:57
September 10, 2020
Food and Summer (15) What about portion sizes? Ok so let’s talk about that.
The portion size conversation is a major step in keeping a balance. Over the years we have become accustomed to bigger sized plates. We thought we were getting more value for our bucks but are we really? Let’s talk some more, get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com
15:21
August 19, 2020
Food and Summer (14) Making fruits fruity in summer and beyond.
Best thing about fruits is that they can be preserved for all year round. By experimenting with fruit preserving in the summer you’re going to save a lot of money and time and make a lot of friends through gifting. It’s worth a try. Listen to this podcast to find out how. Get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com
14:52
August 12, 2020
Food and Summer (13) The obesity convo continues. Yes we can do this too.
The obesity debate is alive and kicking. This special episode encourages us to think about fats both the friendly and unfriendly ones. Our bodies need some but we tend to over give. Join our let’s do this challenge for this week and see if we can kick out the bad fats for good.
18:11
August 2, 2020
Food and Summer (12) Remembering water with Sukhi
One of the most amazing thing about summer is not only the delicious and nutritious food we enjoy its the refreshing drinks that we make. From watermelon to cucumber and lemonade the list is endless but WATER trumps them all. Listen to this episode with Sukhi and go get a drink.
22:07
July 26, 2020
Food and Summer (11). Reflecting on food values
How food values impact our health. Today we reflect on how decisions about what to eat can be driven by values that impact your health. Let’s explore why good food matters. Contact info@greenwichpantry.com
13:52
July 22, 2020
Food and Summer (10) Start food growing in the garden and join the sharing economy.
Growing your own food only requires a desire for real food. Joyce introduces us to Lend and Tend and explains how it all began with a love for food. Listen to Joyce’s inspirational story. Get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com with your interesting story.
20:57
July 15, 2020
Food and Summer (9) Food for the foodies . Find out what a foodie loves about food.
Being a foodie is not a one stop shop. Our guest talks about her foodie journey and what it means to her. We walk our way through the food chain and end up with something sweet and summery. Listen up and keep drooling. Contact info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the app.
25:59
July 8, 2020
Food and Summer (8) Eating well in the summer is accessible to everyone. Remember the plate.
When you think about your plate what do you think should be on it? Let’s review a balanced approach to food in the summer with the help of the eat well plate framework. To have a conversation send your voice message to the voicemail or email info@greenwichpantry.com
18:07
July 5, 2020
Food and Summer (7) Healthy eating through summer
Nicola, a public health practitioner from Greenwich shares her love for summer, how she enjoys a wonderful array of vegetables from her veg box and herbs from the garden. Nicola shares her “so delicious” recipe and tips we can all use to make summer time a wonderful moment during these times.
18:54
July 1, 2020
Food and Summer (6) Getting into baking Melodiously..
Baking is undoubtedly one of the nation’s favourite activities. Getting into baking happens in a variety of ways. Chatting to Mel about her baking experience was inspirational. For those looking at ways of taking baby steps listen to Mel’s story. Contact us: info@greenwichpantry.com
29:48
June 28, 2020
Food and Summer (5) Make your own vegan florentine, quick and yummy
Don’t give in to the “can’t cook” voice in your head. Start with simple things that taste yummy. You’ll soon find your own rhythm and flow. We’ll talk you through the recipes and give us a shout if you need anything. Enjoy it. Have a question on vegan cooking? Email info@greenwichpantry.com and we’ll answer your questions on the podcast. Stay healthy and keep listening.
12:20
June 24, 2020
Food and Summer (4) Making Father’s Day special - we chat about what it’s like to cook with dad.
It’s Father’s Day today ..congratulations to all our wonderful fathers and Happy Father’s Day to all our dads and father figures out there. . Wherever you are, we celebrate you today, Lets reminisce with our podcast guest Rose.
26:54
June 21, 2020
Food and Summer (3) what food fills up your summer days? Zara talks about her love for potatoes
Summertime offers a myriad of food options. We’re literally spoiled for choice and often indulge in food from different cultures. But some foodies like to stick to what they know, exploring food in a minimalist way...speaking to our guest we find how it works..
21:34
June 17, 2020
Food and summer (2) Make your own healthy jerk chicken
Jerk chicken is the food icon of summer festivals in London. Alongside many other international cuisine, jerk chicken and it’s kissing cousin Jollof rice have a special place in the hearts and mind of festival goers. With our simple recipe you can make your own with healthy eating principles in mind. Get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.con or leave a voice message as we would love to hear from you.
13:03
June 10, 2020
Food and Summer (1) Jollof Rice is a signature food for festivals and gatherings. Learn to make it .
Jollof rice and jerk chicken have become synonymous with British summer fun. We may not be gathering for festivals this year but we can enjoy food that reminds us of street food festivals. Join us as we explore how to make some popular street food associated with festival fun. For more information on being part of our podcast email info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message
21:27
June 7, 2020
Food and lockdown (13) How are the teens?
In this final edition of our food and lockdown series, we spoke to Jonny Bailey a teenager from London in how he navigates his food choices and his love for jollof rice. To be featured in our podcast, email info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast.
13:02
June 3, 2020
Food and lockdown (12). Making the best food in a great kitchen. Uno Kitchen share some tips.
A great kitchen is a game changer.. Not necessarily a huge kitchen, just functional and accessible. If that’s the type of kitchen you want. this podcast episode will help you. Get clues on the essentials and fall in love with your kitchen all over again. For more information on getting on our podcast; email info@greenwichpantry.com
24:51
May 31, 2020
Food and lockdown (11). Lockdown in Kazakhstan? Find out from Гульбану Ибраш\
This is the third episode of our international food and lockdown series. Learning how others are coping with lockdown in other countries has been my quest. Gaining new perspectives may help us with ours. It was insightful to speak to Гульбану Ибраш\ in Kazakhstan. Listen to Гульбану Ибраш\ story. Join our conversation by sending an email to info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast. Don’t forget to subscribe and follow us on all the channels. Happy listening.
12:47
May 30, 2020
Food and lockdown (10) The Italian experience .. so what happened in Italy? Find out from Michela.
This is the second episode of our international food and lockdown series. Learning how others are coping with the lockdown in other countries has been my quest. Gaining a new perspective may help us with ours. It was insightful to speak to Michela in Italy. Listen to Michela’s story. Join our conversation by sending an email to info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast. Don’t forget to subscribe and follow us on all the channels. Happy listening.
24:32
May 30, 2020
Food and Lockdown (9). The pandemic has no boundaries. Some cope others don’t . How’s Indonesia?
Learning how others are coping with the lockdown in other countries has been my quest this past week. Gaining a new perspective may help us with ours. It was insightful to speak to Adelia in Jakarta near Indonesia. Listen to Adelia’s story. Join our conversation by sending an email to info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast. Don’t forget to subscribe and follow us on all the channels. Happy listening.
22:43
May 27, 2020
Food and Lockdown (8) From Cyprus to London, kids are making the best of lockdown.
Like adults, lockdown is having a profound effect on children. They are learning an important life skill; flexibility. Some children have used that important skill to make the lockdown a time to cook make and bake: sharing their goodies with family . Let’s hear it for Jem in Cyprus and Michael in London! Would you like to share your story? Get in touch: info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message.
14:22
May 24, 2020
Food and lockdown (7) Vegetarian week has been a great reminder to look at our veggie intake.
How was your vegetarian week? If you took part in the cook off are you committing to cook and eat more veggies? Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or not it’s pretty clear we need to include plenty of veggies and plant based food choices on our plate for good health. Chef Felim gives us a run down of his vegetarian path and shares his favourite recipe too. Get in touch: info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message.
20:55
May 17, 2020
Food and lockdown (6)Food and routines are intertwined. Routines make us who we are and what we eat.
This episode explores routines and how it has been disrupted for two callers. A law student and a shift worker. Food and lockdown has been interesting on so many levels. Listen to their stories and feel free to share yours. Get in touch: info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message.
24:16
May 13, 2020
Food and Lockdown (5) With more time to think, can we create something new from something old?
Nostalgia can be a good place for foodies. . Allowing yourself to think why you eat what you eat may bring back good memories of great tasting food. Call up a friend and relearn something from the past. Relearn a nostalgic recipe. Enjoy.  To feature in our next episode get involved email info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast. www.anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message Happy listening. 
13:10
May 10, 2020
Food and Lockdown (4). Food is a wonderful outlet for new perspectives and creativity, we discover.
Challenges sometimes bring new opportunities we never imagined. Keeping ourselves going can happen through an array of means. Let your tastebuds lead you to new adventures. Who doesn't want to do something new? Unleash your creativity in the kitchen. Our two guests share their food stories and we see possibilities.  To feature in our next episode get involved email info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast. www.anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message Happy listening. 
18:40
May 6, 2020
Food and Lockdown (3) Food growing 101 Let’s hear from a gardener.
Growing food is up there with the essentials in life. The lockdown has brought us face to face with that reality. What can we do to improve the taste and flavours in our food without breaking the bank? Did you know growing garlic could be a way out ? Grow yours and find out. Get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voicemail on the podcast: www.anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
15:59
May 3, 2020
Food and lockdown (2). Being vegan is a food adventure for some. Here’s Danae’s story.
In this episode I check in on Danae, a Vegan Baker with lots of experience transitioning into vegan life. She explains how it is important not to “beat yourself up” when you’re not on track. You’ll eat what makes you happy eventually. Danae shares her first vegan recipe, to get it email: info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message on the podcast at www.anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
25:26
April 29, 2020
Food and Lockdown (1). Everyone has a story Share yours to inspire someone. Get tips and recipes.
The lockdown is the big topic at the moment and there’s no surprises there. The pandemic has somewhat affected our life and relationship with food. Some are cooking more and some are eating more. Some are going through their pantry for inspiration. Listen to their stories and feel free to share yours. Get in touch: info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a voice message.
24:51
April 26, 2020
Getting started in the kitchen. Everyone needs to start somewhere and it’s worth getting it right.
First things first. What do you need to know before you start cooking? Whether you’re cooking for yourself or not, it’s worth getting things set from the start. Do the prep to get the prize. Remember you can get in touch with your questions and messages by email to info@greenwichpantry.com or https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
08:59
April 22, 2020
Are you a big foodie who loves learning about food.. you’re in the right place. Let’s get cooking!
We are super excited to share our cooking tips with you. Cooking making and baking is what we love best and we know you do too. It’s a lifelong adventure isn’t it? We’ll be inviting home cooks and professionals to share tips and give insights. We want to hear about your cooking inspiration and help with any questions you have so do get involved. Leave a voice message here: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message or send an email to info@greenwichpantry.com happy drooling.
00:43
April 18, 2020