Enlightening discussions and satisfying refreshmentsOnce famed for its bad cooking, Britain is now one of the most open, exciting and innovative sources of good food anywhere on the planet. So what has changed, and why? Our panel will discuss what it is, in this most globally connected of countries, that makes British food British.
Panel to include:
- Sybil Kapoor: the Fortum And Mason food writer of the year 2015, whose highly successful cookery books include Simply British, Taste: A New Way To Cook, Citrus And Spice and the recently published Simply Veg: A Modern Guide To Everyday Eating.
- Shane Holland: executive chair of Slow Food UK – part of a global, grassroots movement that celebrates traditional food production. He is also chairman of Plan Zheroes, a non-profit organisation which connects surplus food with those in need.
- Jay Rayner: writer, journalist and broadcaster, best known as the restaurant critic for the Observer. He chairs BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet, appears as the resident food expert on The One Show and has written four novels and three works of non-fiction, including A Greedy Man In A Hungry World.
- Isaac McHale: chef and owner of The Clove Club restaurant in Shoreditch—one of London’s most successful new openings of recent years, acclaimed for its inventive use of high quality British ingredients. He was previously part of The Young Turks chef collective.
Moderator: Tim Hayward, writer, broadcaster and restaurateur and The Guild of Food Writers Food Journalist of the Year 2015
Ticket price includes talk, glass of wine and food tasters from a selection of Borough Market traders. The event will be recorded and photographed, and by buying a ticket you consent to the filming and recording of your self as a member of the audience. Borough Market reserve the right to refuse admission.