Whether you’re daydreaming about your next adventure or cooking in the kitchen, we’ve picked our 10 top travel episodes from our award-wining podcast to take you on a virtual vacation. From celebrating Nepalese food to a gastronomic tour of France, escape through your earphones with our podcasts.
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We escape to the Swedish forest virtually by catching up with Flemming Schiøtt Hansen, chef and owner of idyllic foodie forest retreat, Stedsans in the Woods, to chat about what’s growing on the forest floor at the moment, how he’s cooking with foraged ingredients and his sustainable lockdown life in Sweden.
We chat about our favourite gins from around the world – how they’re served in their country of origin and how distillers use locally-foraged ingredients to take you on a virtual trip.
Take a virtual trip around the vibrant South American country of Ecuador from your armchair with John Gregory Smith, plus try his inspired recipes for yourself here.
Escape to the Big Apple from your armchair as Edd Kimber (aka The Boy Who Bakes) shares his favourite bakeries to inspire your homemade bakes, including stripy colourful croissants and deep-fried crullers.
Daydream about sunnier days with chef and author Maunika Gowardhan as she reveals how Goa inspired her exclusive olive recipes (try them here) and find out where you can buy Goan chorizo from!
Get a lesson in Nepalese food from Rajiv Kc as he explains how it’s not just a mash-up of Chinese and Indian as people often assume, but has its own distinct heritage and culture.
Explore the Japanese food scene virtually with this episode where we discuss everything from yuzu sake to high-end kaiseki dinners, plus Kyoto’s very own style of sushi.
Listen to Felicity’s tales (the good, the bad and the ugly) of cycling around France in search of 21 iconic dishes, then try her recipes for yourself here.
Escape to Spain from your sofa as we chat to one of the UK’s most-loved Spanish chefs about quirky cultural dining habits and his favourite dishes from Seville and beyond.
Take a trip to Tokyo without leaving your home as chef Tim Anderson shares his tales from Japan (including some stories about wacky vending machines).
Learn more about the food of Peru (including a storecupboard staple and the country’s most famous export – quinoa) with chef and author Martin Morales.
Travel to the buzzing city of Hong Kong through your earphones as chef Jeremy Pang shares his food tales, plus we learn about why brewing tea through a sock improves the flavour.
Credit: Edd Kimber