We're back with the fifth and final episode in our series about our new book CHASING SMOKE, and this week we'll be sharing travel stories and recipes from our incredible trip to Jordan.
In this episode we recreate a cheesy sweet knafe we cooked over the fire in Jordan; we catch up with Ramzi Hanafieh our amazing guide who took us on adventures around Jordan from the green Aljoun hills to Petra; and we talk to our friend and photographer Patricia Niven who accompanied us on all our trips...
We're back with the fourth episode in our series about our new book CHASING SMOKE, and this week we'll be sharing travel stories and recipes from our trip to Israel back in 2019 when travel was carefree.
In this episode we talk about our childhood memories of bonfires and barbecues growing up in Israel; we cook a whole aubergine on the fire with chilli garlic dressing, tahini and a charred egg yolk; we talk to our friend and photographer Patricia Niven who accompanied us on all our trips;...
We're back with the third episode in our series about our new book CHASING SMOKE, and this week we'll be sharing travel stories and recipes from our trip to Gaziantep in Southern Turkey in search of the perfect kebab.
In this episode we cook our version of Adana kebab, a recipe that is very famous in Turkey and that every restaurant has their own version of; we talk to our friend and photographer Patricia Niven who accompanied us on all our trips; and we catch up with Erdem Hösükoğlu who so...
We're back with the second episode in our series about our new book CHASING SMOKE.
For the next few weeks we'll be sharing travel stories with you around the Levant, cooking recipes from our trip and catching up with some of the friends we made in each of the countries that we visited.
This week we're chatting about our many trips to Greece and specifically our travels to Thessaloniki in 2019. Greece is a very special country to us and Thessaloniki is such an amazing town, not so much a...
It’s International Women’s Day!
To celebrate this glorious day we have one very special episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating inspiring Women In Food.
Today’s episode features the most important and inspirational women in our lives, the women running Honey & Co! We like to say that every day is women’s day at Honey & Co and in this episode we chat to some of the women working in the kitchens, on front of house and behind the scenes to make it that way.
This is the seventh episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.
Today's guest is Fay Maschler, restaurant critic at London’s Evening Standard newspaper.
Fay won a contest for the position of Evening Standard restaurant critic in 1972. This was supposed to last for three months but she has recently celebrated 47 years in the role! Fay’s reviews are legendary and she has been known to put many a chef in their place. We talked about her experiences starting out in the...
This is the sixth episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.
Today's guest is Darina Allen, founder of world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland and bestselling author of 19 cookbooks. We absolutely love Darina and the school and have had many of her graduates working in our kitchens over the years. We chatted to Darina about how she came to run the fabulous Ballymaloe, what it's like be part of a cooking dynasty and what it takes to be a successful...
This is the fifth episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.
Today's guest is Lisa Markwell, food editor at The Sunday Times and editor at CODE Hospitality.
Lisa has been a journalist for more than 30 years, winning awards as editor of The Independent on Sunday and spending eight years as restaurant critic at the same paper – giving herself the job after the previous critic was fired. She took a ‘gap year’ to undertake the chef’s diploma course at Leith’s School of...
This is the fourth episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.
Today’s guest is Romy Gill, what a treat! Romy is a British-Indian chef and cookery teacher and was the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen in Gloucestershire for 6 years. One of the few female Indian chefs in the industry, Romy was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list in 2016 for her services to the food industry. Romy’s debut cookbook Zaika is full of delicious vegan recipes...
This is the third episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.
Today’s guest is multi-award winning food journalist Sheila Dillon, known as the voice of The Food Programme on BBC Radio 4. Sheila started her career in journalism when she reported on the contamination of the New York water supply by pesticides for food magazine Food Monitor, and has been reporting on the most important stories in the industry ever since. As a reporter, writer, producer and presenter on...
This is the second episode of our Who Run The World? season celebrating women in food.
Today’s guest is Claudia Roden, the goddess of Middle Eastern food writing. Claudia is a cookbook writer and anthropologist, her career spans over 50 years. Originally from Egypt, Claudia grew up in Cairo and studied in Paris and London. In 1956 when her parents fled Egypt to London, Claudia began collecting recipes from the Jewish diaspora arriving from all over the Middle East as a way to make a...
This is the first of our Who Run The World? podcast season celebrating women in food.
Since the start of Honey & Co women have reigned supreme; they run our kitchens, our front of house and our offices, and we finally feel that the industry is starting to catch up with us. Women are now leading the way across the industry, not just as chefs but as food critics, as writers, as culinary teachers, tv and radio presenters and so much more.
So, with International Women’s Day on the horizon...
Alison Roman is a columnist for the New York Times Food section and Bon Appétit contributor. She is the author of the bestselling Dining In. Alison has worked professionally in kitchens such as New York’s Momofuku Milk Bar and San Francisco’s Quince. We talk all about her new book, Nothing Fancy, where Alison makes any night of the week worth celebrating. She believes it’s not entertaining, it’s having people over. We apologised to leeks, fawned over anchovies and much more!
Mike is an Israeli chef and restaurateur known for his landmark Philadelphia restaurant, Zahav, where we had the pleasure of speaking to him while we were in town. We spoke to Mike about growing up in a Jewish household in the US, the food of Israel, his introduction to kitchens and how he and his business partner, Steven Cook, have kept expanding their restaurant world to include Abe Fisher, Dizengoff, Percy Street Barbecue and more...
Nancy is a native Californian, but has lived in Japan since 1988 and is a renowned expert in Japanese food. Nancy’s cookbooks include Japanese Farm Food, Preserving the Japanese Way and her newest book is called Japan: The Cookbook - Nancy has painstakingly reworked traditional material gathered from gifted home cooks and translated, tested and adapted the recipes. We talk to her about how to source good ingredients for Japanese home cooking, small-scale farming in Japan and much more...
The third and final instalment of our special smoke series to celebrate the third birthday of our grill restaurant Honey & Smoke.
In this episode we had the wonderful Gill Meller join us all the way from Dorset.
First we head into the kitchen with Sarit and Itamar to cook up some lamb chops and plums on the grill, a favourite here at Honey & Smoke over the last 3 years and talk about their love of fire growing up!
Then they chat to Gill Meller, the chef, cookbook author and...
The second instalment of our special smoke series to celebrate the third birthday of our grill restaurant Honey & Smoke.
In this episode we had the incredible Ben Chapman, co-founder of award-winning restaurants Kiln, Smoking Goat and Brat come cook a Thai-inspired grill menu for us.
First we go behind the scenes at Honey & Smoke to cook one of our most popular dishes over the last three years - grilled octopus and prawns with a rich bean stew.
Then we chat to Ben! We talked all...
It's Bonfire Night and our grill house Honey & Smoke is three!
To celebrate the third birthday we had not one, not two, but three parties. We invited three fire-loving chefs, Olia Hercules, Ben Chapman and Gill Meller to cook over fire with us and to talk about their life in food and flames.
In this series we are doing things a bit differently, so first we head into the kitchens of Honey & Smoke to cook up one of our most popular dishes for you: a recipe for grilled pears with...
Following a slight career detour singing in a successful pop band, Donal Skehan realised food was his true calling and started his popular blog “The Good Mood Food Blog” which chronicled quick cooking dishes and cheap meals. This soon led to cookbooks, tv appearances, a youtube channel and more. Celebrating honest, hearty home cooked food Donal has established himself as a trusted cook and food writer with a loyal global following. We talk to Donal about how his pop career became a food one...