Episodes
Sophie invited food producer Ben Lippett and Mob's graphic designer George Exon on to the podcast to talk all things Regional Foods. Expect chat about cobs, jellied eels, Cornish pasties and more. This ones a good'un.
Published 11/25/22
This week we revisit some our favourite guests ultimate dinner party set-ups, expect to hear from What Willy Cook, Mam Sham, El Silcock and Big Zuu.
Published 11/17/22
Published 11/17/22
Rapper, Chef and all round nice guy Big Zuu joins Sophie and Elena Silcock for 60 minutes of sando chat. Everything is covered from the perfect train sandwich, is a wrap a sandwich? and why Zuu's ultimate dinner party is at Anfield. Tuck in.
Published 11/10/22
Internet funnyman What Willy Cook joined Sophie and ex-TOMP host Michael Sladden on the pod for 60 minutes of big, birthday celebrations. Prepare yourself for arguments about how much the trio would pay for THAT Škoda car-cake from the adverts, the startling realisation that party rings are forced fun, and Michael’s painfully embarrassing confession of where he was when her first heard 'Thank U Next'. It's a corker of an episode. Let them eat cake.
Published 11/03/22
Hannah Crosbie joined Soph and Mob's food intern for a spooky episode of the pod this week. All things halloween were covered in the episode such as; can you really replace a squash with a pumpkin at any time? What's the best pick n mix sweet? and why we can be doing better
Published 10/26/22
Superstar DJ Jyoty joins Sophie and Mob's food producer Zena Kamgaing to chat all things comfort food. Expect talk on the short-comings of fish pie and how Mathew Mcconaughey meets all expectations. Beans on toast, toad in the hole and fish pie - we've got it all. So snuggle up and get listening.
Published 10/19/22
Food stylist and recipe developer Elena Silcock joined Sophie Wyburd and Mob's new food intern Angelica Udenweze to chat all things breakfast. Expect questions answered such as is 50g of butter per yolk too much in scrambled eggs (yes) and what does Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have for breakfast. 
Published 10/12/22
Superstar duo Mam Sham joined Sophie and food producer Jordon Ezra King on this weeks episode of the podcast for 60 minutes of Roast Dinner chat. They cover everything from how Rhiannon's mum does cauliflower cheese whole, how pork is the nations least favourite roasted meat and why brown bread could be good for the cholesterol.
Published 10/05/22
This one is a big one, Soph was joined by Food producer Zena Kamgaing and Mob world cup maestro Lucas Oakeley to talk all things Food TV. From Kitchen Nightmares to Ready Steady Cook get ready for some hot takes on the nations most beloved binge-worthy culinary programmes.
Published 09/28/22
We’re back, baby. Season 2 of The Official Mob Podcast is kicking off with a belter of an episode all about picnics. Sophie was joined on the mic by her old chum What Willy Cook and Mob senior food producer Ben Lippett. Come and take a seat on the TOMP picnic blanket and fill your ears with some extremely lovely chat. We’ve brought quiche.
Published 09/22/22
We’re back, baby. Season 2 of The Official Mob Podcast is kicking off with a belter of an episode all about picnics. Sophie was joined on the mic by her old chum What Willy Cook and Mob senior food producer Ben Lippett. Come and take a seat on the TOMP picnic blanket and fill your ears with some extremely lovely chat. We’ve brought quiche.
Published 09/21/22
For the final episode of the series and Michael were joined by Big Has to talk about his new book 'Home', his story so far and pasta. Soph cooks up a lovely squid ragu Michael lets us know why 'My Octopus Teacher' put him off eating our tentacled friends and Has fills us in on why he's got the perfect hands for pasta.
Published 08/17/22
Due to some technical difficulties we had to record this episode last minute so Soph, Michael and producer Theo each had a crack at our Ultimate Dinner Party feature. Expect convos about a Jack Johnson live performance, whether Martin Lewis Money Expert would be a good dinner party guest and gelato coming out of the sky. 
Published 08/10/22
Michael was sunning himself in Malaga this week so we decided to take a look back at some of our best bits. Hope you enjoy!
Published 08/03/22
For the first time ever, The Official Mob Podcast was live from Werkhaus London . Join Mob's Head of Food Sophioe Wyburd and Mob OG Michael Sladden for a special live edition of their hit food podcast as they discuss all things lunch boxes. Yes, we’re talking ham and cheese sarnies, orange Club Bars, Capri-Suns, and everything in-between. Expect live tastings, a lunchbox swapshop, and we hear Sophie’s idea of an ultimate crisp sandwich. 
Published 07/27/22
Mob’s superstar food producer Zena Kamgaing joins Sophie and Michael on the pod this week to chat about their parents' cooking – the good, the bad, and the downright punishable offences. Sophie cooks up her mum’s famous Mushroom Soup Tuna Pasta Bake (no, that’s not a typo) while Michael explains why he’s setting up a spreadsheet for his dad’s weekly food-shops and Zena tells us all about how her mum is her ultimate dinner party guest. Expect heated debates about Marmalade vs Jam, tinned tuna,...
Published 07/21/22
Bake Off alumni Crystelle Pereira joins Soph and Michael on the pod this week for 51 minutes of gluten-packed chat about baked goods. Strap yourself in for an anecdote about Michael’s teenage portrayal of Bruce Bogtrotter (don’t ask) as well as wholesome convos that cover everything from why Shakira is Crystelle’s dream dinner party guest to how Sophie might have lost her crown as the dinner party queen. It’s all here.
Published 07/13/22
Max Fosh joins Soph and Michael on the podcast to talk about fine dining and we promise it’s not as unbearably posh as that sounds. The three of them touch on all-important questions such as “what’s the difference between mushy peas and a pea purée?” and “are velour tracksuits appropriate dining attire?” while eating some rather fancy food. You’ll find all the answers to those burning questions (and many more) in this luxurious tasting menu of an episode. Tuck in.
Published 07/06/22
It’s the first night of the holiday. You’ve just taken a seat out on the balcony, opened up a pack of Lay’s crisps, and taken your first sip of Fanta Limón over ice – perfection. This week, Michael was joined on the pod by Mob’s Head of Content Jake Gauntlett and TikTok darling Ed Jones for a big old chat about holiday eats. They cover the “perfect” beach sandwich, discuss why the baguette is the foundation of everything on holiday, and try to get to the bottom of how much tapas is too much...
Published 06/29/22
Mob's food assistant Xiengni Zhou (aka @xiensscran) joins Michael and Sophie on the third instalment of the pod. This week, it's all about dating as the dynamic trio cover everything from ketchup being an ick to learning how to deal with unsolicited feet compliments. Essential midweek listening.
Published 06/22/22
Michael and Sophie are joined by Mob food producer Ben Lippett to talk about dinner parties. Sophie talks us through her favourite dinner party game, 'Grunt Piggy Grunt', Michael tells us why he gets wound up over his friends arriving early and Ben gives us an anecdote about a raw dead fish. 
Published 06/16/22
This week Michael and Sophie are joined by mob family What Willy Cook to talk all things BBQ. Sophie whips up the ultimate potato salad, Michael fills us in on his lax BBQ tong etiquette and Willy lets us know what his spread usually looks like.
Published 06/08/22
Absolutely everything is at stake this week in Michael's new feature as we nearly push Will to breaking point, if you want to learn how to successfully tell a lie Sophie lets us in on a very easy way of hiding the truth and everyone is back with some pretty controversial hot takes. This may be the end of ABOAM as you've known it so far but wipe away those tears as, that's right, we will be coming back in a few weeks BIGGER and BETTER than ever before. Same Sophie, Will and Michael but with...
Published 03/09/22
The wonderful Mob food producer, Seema Pankhania, from @seemagetsbaked steps in for Sophie this week as they all talk (and taste) beer, Michael finds out he's been confusing bread and books this whole time, there's a heated debate on cinema food and don't be too surprised if you catch Will stuffing mash potato down his pants.
Published 03/02/22