Sisters' Feast

'Pop-up' chef and food writer Olia Hercules, The Great British Bake Off contestant turned Youtube star Chetna Makan, Film academic come supper club hostess Dr Alissa Timoshkina and cafe chef / 'instagrammer' / writer Elly Curshen are among ten women from different food cultures coming together for the first time to cook a truly female feast. It's a 'pop-up' dinner hosted and put together in Bristol by Romy Gill and Kim Somauroo to raise money for international charity 'Action Against Hunger'.

Sheila Dillon speaks to the 'Severn Sisters' as well as their guests, including former BBC Food & Farming Awards winning Shauna Guinn and Sam Evans, about what it means to be female in food in 2016.

Also interviewed are Eleonora Galasso, Natasha Corrett, Rosie Birkett, Laura Field, Fiona Beckett and Xanthe Clay.

Presented by Sheila Dillon
Produced in Bristol by Clare Salisbury.

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Mon 5 Dec 2016 15:30

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The Severn Sisters...

...well actually, there were 10 women cooking as part of the event.
Olia Hercules is author of 'Mamushka'
Alissa Timoshkina runs 'Kino Vino' cinema supper clubs
Rosie Birkett is author of 'Alot on her Plate'
The Great British Bake Off's Chetna Makan is author of 'The Cardamom Trail'
Elly Curshen is chef at Bristol's Pear cafe and author of 'Elly Pear's Fast Days & Feast Days'
Eleonora Galasso is author of 'As the Romans Do'
Xanthe Clay is a food writer for The Telegraph
Romy Gill MBE is chef owner of Romy's Kitchen near Bristol
Laura Field is a food stylist and photographer
Natasha Corrett is founder of Honestly Healthy

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Role Contributor
PresenterSheila Dillon
ProducerClare Salisbury
Interviewed GuestOlia Hercules
Interviewed GuestRomy Gill
Interviewed GuestXanthe Clay
Interviewed GuestElly Curshen
Interviewed GuestChetna Makan
Interviewed GuestAlissa Timoshkina
Interviewed GuestKim Somauroo
Interviewed GuestShauna Guinn
Interviewed GuestSam Evans
Interviewed GuestEleonora Galasso
Interviewed GuestNatasha Corrett
Interviewed GuestRosie Birkett
Interviewed GuestLaura Field
Interviewed GuestFiona Beckett

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