Sharing Plate

Publisher:
Watts Where

Sharing Plate

5.0/5

Critic Rating

This is a podcast about food and the role it plays in our sense of self, our sense of place and our sense of taste. All of our guests have made the UK their home. Each of their sharing plates connect them to "their country", their people and their own special memories.  You're invited to join us, as our guests, share plates, recipes and stories. You'll hear how refugees are just like you and me, and have their own hopes and dreams.This is a foodie's journey that transcends generations and nations and is made possible by the openness and g...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Fiona Sturges • Financial Times Sep 10, 2023

"Sharing Plate is not an overtly political series but the broken British asylum system is the elephant in the room. Meanwhile, for Bishop’s guests, food acts as a portal to the past and represents their shifting identities. All have endured hardship, yet the overwhelming mood is of joy as the act of cooking and talking about food summons memories of people, places and happier times."

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Score: 5

Rachel Cunliffe • New Statesman Aug 22, 2023

"Sharing Plate offers a taste of something different, humanising the people who risk everything to come here. It’s a travelogue for gourmands, but it’s something else too: a story about suffering, family, faith, diversity, community and British identity. At the very least, it will teach you where to find the best avocados. …"

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