Episodes
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Experts Jordan Bourke, Melek Erdal, Rob Owen Brown and Dr Annie Gray are ready to tackle your kitchen conundrums. This week, the panel lists are delighted (and disgusted) by stuffing stuff in stuff, that is, stuffed vegetables. They also share their favourite brassica recipes, and tell us exactly what we can do with a surplus of yoghurt. Producer: Jemima Rathbone Assistant Producer: Bethany Hocken A Somethin' Else...
Published 10/23/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Tim Hayward, Anna Jones, Nisha Katona and Dr Annie Gray share some of their favourite recipes and help answer the questions. This week, the team are bursting with ideas on how to avoid that soggy bottom on a Beef Wellington, what to do with leftover coconut milk, and how best to use up one listener's large supply of Victorian plums. Resident food historian Dr Annie Gray reveals the origins behind the very first waffle,...
Published 10/16/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Joining him this week are Tim Anderson, Sue Lawrence, Shelina Permalloo and Professor Barry Smith to help answer questions from hungry listeners. This week in a scientific special, the panel are quizzed on their favourite kitchen gadgets, as well as going through nearly every possible configuration of tofu imaginable. They are joined by food science expert and author Harold McGee, who uncovers the chemistry of cooking....
Published 10/09/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. He's joined by Jordan Bourke, Shelina Permalloo, Tim Hayward and Dr Zoe Laughlin, to answer listeners' kitchen quandaries. Heart rates are high as the panellists discuss their most challenging culinary marathons. And, inspired by our guest this week, Fliss Freeborn, the author of Student Cuisine for the Gloomy Teen, they hark back to their own student days, picking the best tips and recipes from those years. What nifty...
Published 10/02/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. For the first episode in a brand new series, Jay is joined by Andi Oliver, Sophie Wright, Tim Anderson and Professor Barry Smith to answer questions from a virtual audience. The panellists demystify the sorcery of a Baked Alaska as we learn how to keep its ice cream centre cold. We also find out exactly what constitutes a good hot dog (according to Tim Anderson) and, of course, it wouldn't be TKC without a culinary...
Published 09/25/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show. Sophie Wright, Tim Anderson, Asma Khan and Dr Annie Gray share delectable ideas and answer questions from the audience. This week, the panellists tell us their favourite recipes for that classic savoury nibble, the cheese straw. They also delve into the world of fresh peas and, when it comes to cooking with this small green vegetable, our panellists are not quite peas in a pod! Nigerian food writer Yemisi Aribisala explains the significance of soup...
Published 08/21/21
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show full of tasty titbits and delicious recipes. This week, he's joined by Jeremy Pang, Sophie Wright, Sue Lawrence and Professor Barry Smith to help answer all manner of kitchen queries from a virtual audience. Producer: Jemima Rathbone Assistant Producer: Bethany Hocken A Somethin’ Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 08/14/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show. Joining him this week to help solve listeners' kitchen dilemmas are Jeremy Pang, Anna Jones, Rob Owen Brown and Dr Annie Gray. In a determined attempt to enjoy the British summer, the panellists lay out their blankets and unpack a basket's worth of delicious summery treats. They reveal their strangest picnic locations and share recipes for the perfect ratatouille. We're also joined by ice cream expert Kitty Travers of La Grotta Ices. She talks all...
Published 08/07/21
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. He's joined by Sumayya Usmani, Tim Anderson, Rachel McCormack and Dr Zoe Laughlin to answer questions from a virtual audience. This week, our experts wow us with tales of their record breaking kitchen feats. They also talk us through their ideal breakfast spread, and debate the best summer puddings. Producer: Daniel Cocker Assistant Producer: Bethany Hocken A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 07/31/21
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Andi Oliver, Shelina Permalloo, Jordan Bourke and Dr Zoe Laughlin answer questions from hungry listeners. Special guest Robert Ortiz drops in to reveal the food secrets behind the most delicious Peruvian dishes. This week, the panellists attempt to settle some kitchen disputes (to varying success), revealing what exactly constitutes a sauce, how to make the perfect scotch egg, and what they would leave as a food offering to...
Published 07/24/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show. Andi Oliver, Nisha Katona, Tim Hayward and Food Historian Dr Annie Gray join from home to answer questions from the virtual audience. This week, in honour of the sun finally showing its face, the panellists are lighting up the BBQ and answer questions on falafels, kosher marinades, and how to make the most delectable Southern Fried Chicken. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Bethany Hocken A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 07/17/21
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Anna Jones, Jordan Bourke, Shelina Permaloo and Dr Zoe Laughlin are on hand to answer questions sent in by hungry listeners. In the final episode of this series, the panel answers your questions about dried vs. fresh yeast, the divisive topic of trifle, and the trickiest culinary skills to perfect. Head Chef of Cinnamon Kitchen and Masterchef runner-up Santosh Shah gives a crash course in Nepalese cuisine. Producer -...
Published 05/08/21
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. Joining him this week are Andi Oliver, Tim Anderson, Asma Khan and Dr Annie Gray, answering questions from the virtual audience on the perfect burger, using up apricots, and whether too many cooks really do spoil the broth. Producer - Jemima Rathbone Assistant Producer - Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 05/01/21
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits. This week, he is joined by Sue Lawrence, Jeremy Pang, Rob Owen Brown and Dr. Annie Gray to answer questions on spare ribs, new potatoes and unassuming veg heroes. A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 04/24/21
Jay Rayner and his culinary panel are back with another episode of The Kitchen Cabinet. Tim Anderson, Sophie Wright, Nisha Katona and Professor Barry Smith answer your questions on their favourite guilty eats, ideas for picky vegetarians, and using wine in cooking. Producer: Dan Cocker Assistant Producer: Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 04/17/21
Jay Rayner and his culinary panel are back with another episode, packed full of tasty titbits. Sumayya Usmani, Tim Hayward, Jordan Bourke and Dr Annie Gray answer your questions about how to achieve the perfect quiche, uses for wild garlic, and surprising gadgets they didn't know they needed. And Melek Erdal joins the panel to talk about her favourite Kurdish dishes. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 04/10/21
Jay Rayner and his culinary panel are back with an Easter themed show, packed full of tasty titbits. Rachel McCormack, Jeremy Pang, Sophie Wright and Zoe Laughlin answer questions about recipes for leftover lamb, utilising different cooking oils and using up those lingering egg whites. Producer: Dan Cocker Assistant Producer: Millie Chu A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 04/03/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from home. Joining him for the 200th episode are Dr Annie Gray, Sophie Wright, Rachel McCormack and Tim Hayward - along with a virtual audience. This week, the panel tackles questions about caper recipes and the best french dishes, and there's some sage advice from Rachel McCormack about romantic meals ahead of Valentine's Day. Author Yasmin Khan also joins the panel to share her knowledge on the best of Persian cuisine. Producer: Laurence...
Published 02/06/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from home. He's joined by Dr Zoe Laughlin, Jordan Bourke, Asma Khan and Sue Lawrence who answer questions sent in by the audience. This week is all about the inimitable legacy of Madhur Jaffrey, author of An Invitation to Indian Cooking. The panellists discuss the importance of ghee, their favourite recipes showcasing onions, and their go-to repeat recipes at home. Producer: Darby Dorras Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else...
Published 01/30/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from home. In a Burns Night edition, he is joined by Dr Barry Smith, Rachel McCormack, Nisha Katona and Jeremy Pang as well as a virtual audience. The panellists discuss alternative dishes using lentils and how to cook swede, as well as haggis dishes you might not expect. And Hilina Burke, owner of Abyssinia Kitchen in the Wirral, brings her expertise of Ethiopian food to the show. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone A...
Published 01/23/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from home. He's joined by Dr Annie Gray, Tim Anderson, Anna Jones and Rob Owen Brown as they answer questions sent in by the audience. This week, the panellists debate the perfect way to butter toast, the versatility of peanut butter and using up frozen grapes. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 01/16/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from home. Dr Zoe Laughlin, Tim Hayward, Shelina Permalloo and Jeremy Pang answer questions from a virtual audience. This week the panellists discuss eating foods upside down, how to properly fry an egg, and the right way to eat mussels. Drinks experts Alice Lascelles joins the team to give some Dry January suggestions. Producer: Laurence Bassett Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4
Published 01/12/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from home. Dr Annie Gray, Sophie Wright, Jordan Bourke and Sumayya Usmani ring in the new year by answering questions sent in by the audience. This week, the panellists discuss how to make the perfect scrambled eggs, favourite family recipes, and making the best out of a bad bunch of celery. They are also joined by Amy and Emily Chung (The Rangoon Sisters), who share their favourite Burmese recipes. Producer: Hannah Newton Assistant Producer: Jemima...
Published 01/02/21
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show. Dr Barry Smith, Andi Oliver, Tim Anderson and Sue Lawrence join Jay at his virtual kitchen table answering questions from a virtual audience. This week is all about leftovers. The panellists give a chicken korma 101, discuss the food they make extra of just so they can have leftovers, and suggest what to do with that jar of frankfurters at the back of the cupboard. Producer: Laurence Bassett Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone A Somethin' Else...
Published 12/26/20
Jay is joined round the virtual table by his team of culinary experts - Tim Anderson, Rob Owen Brown, Shelina Permaloo and Dr Zoe Laughlin - along with a virtual audience. This week, the team talks about its favourite biscuits for a cup of tea. Zoe Laughlin does an experiment with the audience on whether its best to suck or chew chocolate and the panellists suggest their best recipes for a fish finger sandwich. Producer - Hannah Newton Assistant Producer - Rosie Merotra A Somethin' Else...
Published 11/07/20