I’m new to your podcast and I’m already adoring the concept and guests, it’s great fun and wonderfully revealing, Star of the show every time though is your voice Margie, it is so soothing and lyrical and you’re a great interviewer too, your responses to your guests are always spot on and...Read full review »
grannyisland via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/16/23
So happy to have this podcast back on my feed - a great variety of guests & a fascinating insight into their lives through food. I frequently think about (& change!) my own Desert Island Dishes as I listen along (& it makes a great topic of conversation with my family & friends :)...Read full review »
L0zzyyy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/16/23
One of my favourite podcasts, so glad it’s back!
TrinBin123 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/12/23
I love this podcast. I just listened to the Jesse ADIP episode and loved it so much. He truly had me feeling like I can do so many things with my life and you can tell through Margie’s questions how much he loves food and the experience of food. Off to look up the cookbooks he mentioned! And all...Read full review »
aw020599 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/12/23
Nice podcast, but please sort out the mic quality? Way too boomy, and plosives? Easy to fix. Makes a difference.
Tyne Tees via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/28/23
Love this podcast, great guests , great conversations always leaves me hungry for more!
+Dee62+ via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/18/23
So pleased my favourite podcast is back!If you love all things food related then you’ll love this-As well as asking 7 food related questions Margie also has lovely chats with all sorts of interesting guests-I’ve listened to most episodes twice!!
Cha512 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/22/23
Can’t wait for the new season!
NinoesD via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/16/23
So enjoyable…fascinating insight into people’s backstories and lives. Loved it! via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/26/22
This is really such a delightful podcast series. The host really understands communicat through the love and respect of food.
@nomen via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/06/22
This is most certainly my favourite podcast based on food. I could listen for hours whilst I’m cooking in the kitchen. Great conversation and format.
oflynn92 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/07/22
I love this podcast - it’s so interesting to hear about the variety of pathways different guests have taken into food and how the dishes can really spark certain memories and anecdotes
alicebroobroo via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/17/22
I love listening to this podcast on my morning walk - hearing about an individual’s story but also how they’ve been shaped by food. Not going to lie, every episode makes me further develop my own answers!! So happy I found this podcast.
The Mindful Walker via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/15/22
Great podcast, good guests and so feel good
poppymiles via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/08/22
Love listening to Margie and her fab guests, talking about the love stories of food.
Freya MacDonald via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/05/22
Love listening to Margie’s calming, almost soporific voice, as she meanders through the 7 weekly food questions via her guest’s backstory. Often heading down interesting tangents, informed by impressive thorough pre-interview research. Great listen.
Jen Kay Gee via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/02/22
Love the format, love the show. Hope you don’t mind Margie - I use your questions as conversation starters.
Lexie 77 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/04/22
Such a great podcast, love hearing from such a variety of guests, but the butcher was one of my favourites!
Clololyaya95 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/02/22
love your podcasts, and just bought the cook book that Tom Gozney recommended -have walked miles listening, all fantastic, thank you!
TropicanaRose via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/06/21
I have just listened to James Martin talking, what a fascinating storey. Oh, to sample one of his favourite bacon sandwiches. Ironically, as I listened to him talk of his time at the Hotel du Vin, I was actually driving through Winchester - my home town. We ate at the Hotel du Vin whilst James...Read full review »
Not lost at sea. via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/01/21
The most dreamy podcast, there are no words for the excitement I feel when a new episode comes out!!
Alex og via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/28/21
I could listen to Margie’s voice all day long. Love this podcast and the incredible guests. Wonderful
Jengraysie via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 09/11/21
A friend recommended Margie’s podcast and I wish I’d found it sooner. I’ve nearly finished all the episodes, which have kept me company through some tight design deadlines. But mostly for someone who thinks about food all day long, this is just my idea of heaven in a podcast. Thank you Margie! ...Read full review »
Isla Simpson via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/16/21
I just discovered this podcast and absolutely love it! I love the conversations you have with your guests and I think the 7 “desert island dishes” is a really cool concept. I hope that you post more episodes!
Victoria Spruiell via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/07/21
Hello Margie, I started listening to you in the quarantine here in Spain. I’m enthralled by every episode and they bring me so much joy! You’re a talented consistent interviewer who always manages to coax the most interesting stories from your interviewees. Their tales are so inspiring and have...Read full review »
FOURMadrid via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/30/21
Such a beautiful listen. Nomura’s voice - so soothing, such a talented interviewer. Love this podcast.
gaming foundation via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/25/21
This podcast is like insano god brilliant soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo goooooooooooooooooooooood
ANDESRW via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/21/21
What a lovely and entertaining Podcast. Very interesting to hear what people would eat if given a choice.
SCAHPerthWA via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/24/21
I’ve picked my way through these conversations back to front and now I’m filling in the gaps front to back. I’ve ‘met’ so many people I never knew, and from that I’ve learnt so much. I just ❤️ listening to desert island dishes. Thankyou
suzyilovelemons via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/06/21
So happy to see your podcasts have returned. Love your interview style and format Don’t disappear again!
Nichola1947 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/01/21
I love this podcast so much. Margie researched her guests so well, making these such wonderful interviews to listen to. I also love the format of the questions - I am forever using them at dinner parties and when out with friends as they generate such fun and interesting answers.
_AbbyP0 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/11/21
Love these podcasts and so glad Margie is back. She has a lovely, soothing voice and sounds like she’d be your best and kindest friend. These are great to listen to on car journeys, when cleaning or dog walking. Very interesting guests too! Love it.
phoebs and rosie 🐶 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/07/21
I’m so happy to see the return of Desert Island Dishes. This is hands down my favourite podcast and fabulous escapism for foodies. Highly recommended!
Tama&Tutu via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/06/21
I’ve been listening to this podcast for over a month now, reviews aren’t something I usually bother with but I have enjoyed Margie and her incredible pick of guests so much that I just had to share it as a review. Each guest is so interesting for their own different reasons and Margie does a...Read full review »
Evie Toombes via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/18/20
Have loved this podcast for years, so glad it’s back. A must for any foodie, and Margie’s voice is so relaxing!
griecoc24 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/18/20
I listen to a lot of podcasts and this is my favourite!! The perfect accompaniment to a hot bath or a cooking session in the kitchen.
lizziebeth85 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/17/20
So pleased Desert Island Dishes is back. What a fabulous format, and with such an interesting array of guests. Always makes me feel happy and inspired. Particularly loved Georgina Hayden, Dawn o’Porter and Marcus Wareing.
dohhgyinfta m via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/14/20
A fantastic, informative and entertaining podcast
walkingnan via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/12/20
I could listen to Margie’s soothing tones all day! The most beautiful podcast with such wonderful varied guests. Sumptuous descriptions of fantastic dishes and memories . You’ll laugh with some guests and sob through others..... Welcome Back Margie - how we missed you! xxxx
qaz2wer0 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/10/20
I’m so happy that this podcast is back, I’ve missed it! Great chats and gorgeous food, lush!
hyggecal via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/05/20
Excellent interesting series of interviews. Please don’t disappear into the rabbit hole of social media. It’s great to have you back!! Missed your podcasts and your interesting guests and you interviews
Kipper/Twiggy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/05/20
This is my favourite podcast, I’m so excited it’s back! So comforting and the best guests! Really hope to see Jamie Oliver on one day x
Mariausinclair via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/03/20
So delighted that you are back. Love these. Total escapism whilst mucking out the horses!
C Ally via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/03/20
Listening to people’s desert island dishes is such an interesting podcast, and much better than the Radio 4 original program, especially if you don’t like people’s music tastes. Great escapism!
MrLamyman via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/03/20
Very good just maybe make it a bit shorter but apart from that it is amazing and relaxing. Keep it coming.👍👍✌️✌️👌👌
dancingcockapoo18 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/03/20
Margie when are you coming back? Your brilliant interviews got me through lockdown, I really miss them! You manage to get your interviewees to relax and open up in ways no one else does, and I know because I subscribe to every single food podcast worth listening to, come on, time to start again.
PetaSA via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 10/07/20
Love these podcasts. Keep them coming!
fionamoore via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/04/20
I found this podcast a while ago but have only just gotten around to listening, now I’m addicted and am binge-listening to all the episodes while cooking or driving or cleaning.. Desert island dishes has been a game I have played for years. I work as a private chef so naturally I’m interested...Read full review »
missmopps via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/06/20
Lovely to hear the interviewer actually listen to the interviewee.
Elle_e_Gee via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/21/20
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