LIFE IS FOR COOKING

LIFE IS FOR COOKING

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.

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May 9, 2021 28 min
Anyone with multiple things on the go will know how helpful relaxation can be. The lockdowns made us face some “home truths” about ourselves. Now it’s time to mend some of our ways by starting to cook mindfully. Our guest Saba a life long food lover, cook and yoga teacher talks to us about how everything is linked and more importantly how to start fixing it. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/messa...
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If you’re growing your own food, shopping in farmers markets and so on, you may notice the hungry gap; a kind of pause affecting some of your favourite produce; making you appreciate them even more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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This episode is a chat with Sofia, mum of two who shares great insights on their role in family life, particularly in teaching children about food and ultimately what impact that has on the children’s future. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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With the sun shining and brighter longer days arriving, we have a lot to smile about. Mother’s Day in March is just the icing on the cake, literally. Find out why in this episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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Valentine’s Day is another great winter celebration reminding us of the strong bond between food and love. This amazing celebration has become such a huge part of our lives and long may it continue. Let’s get some thoughts about this great foodie festival. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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The Italians love their Mediterranean diet and so do we. But what happens when loving plant based foods becomes the trend (at least for one month) Let’s get some insights from our Italian connection. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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Happy new year and happy new month. For some of us January has become the month of wellness goals. For others, it brings an opportunity to try a plant based diet or explore what it’s all about. Join us as we discuss what baby steps towards veganuary looks like. Enjoy. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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Variety will remain the spice of life at Christmas. Beware though ..meals can still be reinvented the day after Christmas. Listen to how Alex brings variety to her Christmas cooking . .. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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What will be different about food at Christmas for family and friends all over the world? Lets face it, this year has been a strange one but at least there’s Christmas and Christmas food. Join us as we talk to people about their favourite Christmas food. Yum! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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If you started your food growing adventure with garlic you’ll be pleased to know that in the autumn you can grow a range of other interesting crops that will bring excitement to food this autumn. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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It’s easy to get confused about hunger, thirst, boredom. In this episode we’ll discuss the details to see if we can get it right and stay on track. Would you like to talk about it? Do you have a question? Get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com or leave a message --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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If you’re a foodie you’ll love real bread and definitely sourdough! We know that additives in commercial bread make it less desirable and nutritious. Listen to this episode with Ed the Baker (Eddy) and fall in love with real dough. For more information email info@greenwichpantry.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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The portion size conversation is a major step in keeping a balance. Over the years we have become accustomed to bigger sized plates. We thought we were getting more value for our bucks but are we really? Let’s talk some more, get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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Best thing about fruits is that they can be preserved for all year round. By experimenting with fruit preserving in the summer you’re going to save a lot of money and time and make a lot of friends through gifting. It’s worth a try. Listen to this podcast to find out how. Get in touch at info@greenwichpantry.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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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 the bad fats for good. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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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 Sukhi and go get a drink. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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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: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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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 story. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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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 leave a voice message on the app. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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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 info@greenwichpantry.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greenwich-pantry/message
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