Ruby Tandoh

Season 7, Episode 3

Following two highly successful cookbooks after she finished runner up on Great British Bake Off, Ruby Tandoh first ‘book’ book Eat Up! has just been published looking at the fun, pleasure and symbolism of food to fly in the face of fads and bad diet science. She joins Josie and Robin to chat about that plus great cookbooks, Nora Ephron, suffragettes and her mental health zine.

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Reading List

Ruby recommends:

The cookbooks of Nigel Slater

The cookbooks of Nigella Lawson

Fat Activism by Charlotte Cooper

The work of Mayukh Sen

The Word for Woman is Wilderness by Abi Andrews

Black and British by David Olusoga

Josie recommends:

Eat Up! by Ruby Randoh

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Light Years by James Salter

Life is Meals by James Salter and Kay Salter

Robin recommends:

The Monkey’s Mask by Dorothy Porter

Crumb: A Baking Book by Ruby Tandoh

Sally Heathcote: A Suffragette by Mary M. Talbot, Bryan Talbot and Kate Charlesworth

The People’s History of America by Howard Zinn

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