LIFE IS FOR COOKING

LIFE IS FOR COOKING

greenwichpantry.com
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. How to get in touch: Leave a voice message https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message Email: info@greenwichpantry.com Life is for cooking so sit back, relax and start drooling.


Summer (13) The obesity convo continues. Yes we can do this too.
Aug 2 • 18 min
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…
Summer (12) Remembering water with Sukhi
Jul 26 • 21 min
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…
Summer (11). Reflecting on food values
Jul 22 • 13 min
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 —- Send in a voice message:…
Summer (10) Start food growing in the garden and join the sharing economy.
Jul 15 • 20 min
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…
Summer (9) Food for the foodies . Find out what a foodie loves about food.
Jul 8 • 25 min
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…
Summer (8) Eating well in the summer is accessible to everyone. Remember the plate.
Jul 5 • 17 min
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…
Summer (7) Healthy eating through summer
Jul 1 • 18 min
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…
Summer (6) Getting into baking Melodiously..
Jun 28 • 29 min
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…
Summer (5) Make your own vegan florentine, quick and yummy
Jun 24 • 11 min
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…
Summer (4) Making Father’s Day special - we chat about what it’s like to cook with dad.
Jun 21 • 26 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
Summer (3) what food fills up your summer days? Zara talks about her love for potatoes
Jun 17 • 21 min
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…
summer (2) Make your own healthy jerk chicken
Jun 10 • 13 min
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…
Summer (1) Jollof Rice is a signature food for festivals and gatherings. Learn to make it .
Jun 7 • 21 min
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…
lockdown (13) How are the teens?
Jun 3 • 13 min
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…
lockdown (12). Making the best food in a great kitchen. Uno Kitchen share some tips.
May 31 • 24 min
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.…
lockdown (11). Lockdown in Kazakhstan? Find out from Гульбану Ибраш\
May 30 • 12 min
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…
lockdown (10) The Italian experience .. so what happened in Italy? Find out from Michela.
May 30 • 24 min
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…
Lockdown (9). The pandemic has no boundaries. Some cope others don’t . How’s Indonesia?
May 27 • 22 min
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…
Lockdown (8) From Cyprus to London, kids are making the best of lockdown.
May 24 • 14 min
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 .…
lockdown (7) Vegetarian week has been a great reminder to look at our veggie intake.
May 17 • 20 min
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…
lockdown (6)Food and routines are intertwined. Routines make us who we are and what we eat.
May 13 • 24 min
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:…
Lockdown (5) With more time to think, can we create something new from something old?
May 10 • 13 min
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…
Lockdown (4). Food is a wonderful outlet for new perspectives and creativity, we discover.
May 6 • 18 min
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…
Lockdown (3) Food growing 101 Let’s hear from a gardener.
May 3 • 16 min
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…
lockdown (2). Being vegan is a food adventure for some. Here’s Danae’s story.
Apr 29 • 25 min
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…
Lockdown (1). Everyone has a story Share yours to inspire someone. Get tips and recipes.
Apr 26 • 24 min
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…
Getting started in the kitchen. Everyone needs to start somewhere and it’s worth getting it right.
Apr 22 • 8 min
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…
Are you a big foodie who loves learning about food.. you’re in the right place. Let’s get cooking!
Apr 18 • 0 min
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…