olia hercules podcast ep 212

ep 212 – OLIA HERCULES on the beauty and diversity of Ukrainian food and cooking

We chat to Olia Hercules about the food she grew up with in Ukraine and get tips on pickling and preserving veg for the winter months

This week digital editor Alex is chatting to storyteller and food writer Olia Hercules about her upbringing in Ukraine. Olia talks about long summer days in her grandparents’ kitchen, foraging in the forests of the north and visiting the sparkling fishing towns of the south. We also learn about the country’s national dish, borscht, as well as how to pickle and preserve vibrant summer veg for the winter months.