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Copper Rivet Distillery | #TCTalks 61

Episode 61 of tikichris Talks is set on the shore of the Medway River at the Copper Rivet Distillery in Chatham, Kent. Continue reading

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Tom Gosnell at His South London Meadery | #TCTalks 60



Here’s a buzzing conversation with Tom Gosnell at his Gosnells of London meadery in Peckham Rye. Continue reading

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Shaun Caleb, Master Distiller at El Dorado | #TCTalks Episode 55

Shaun Caleb, Master Distiller at El Dorado Rum, takes time out of his busy day in Guyana to speak with me about his job working for one of the worlds first premium rums and explains what sets it apart from the competition. He also shares some top tips on how best to enjoy El Dorado during your Christmas and New Years celebrations. Continue reading

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Chef and Author Antonina Parker | #TCTalks Episode 52

For my 52nd episode of tikichris Talks, I speak with chef and author Antonina Parker. Hosted in her flat which doubles once a month as a dating app supper club, I chat about with Nina about how banana bread, cooking for celebrities and bringing people together over good food. Continue reading

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Kobe Beef | #TCTalks Episode 50

Episode 50 of tikichris Talks features an interview I conducted in while in Kobe, Japan with Mr Tetsunori Tanimoto. Mr Tanimoto is Head of Kobe Beef Association and President of Livestock Division for Hyogo Prefectural Headquarters National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative. During our conversation, he dispelled a few myths about Kobe beef while explaining what sets it apart from other products and how to know if you’re getting the real thing. Continue reading

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Bronte Aurell of Scandi Kitchen | #TCTalks Episode 48

For episode 48 of tikichris Talks, I chat with Scandi Kitchen co-owner, Bronte Aurell. During our conversation at her café and shop near Oxford Circus, Bronte and I discuss the true meaning of hygge, how to enjoy a Scandinavian Christmas and what it’s like to be a proud immigrant. Continue reading

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David Greenwood-Haigh: Chocolate with Heart | #TCTalks Episode 40

Award-winning chocolatier David Greenwood-Haigh is the guest for episode 40 of tikichris Talks. During our chat, David guides me through a chocolate tasting while sharing insights from his decades of experience in the food industry, his travels to Haiti and Sao Tome and his efforts to help revitalise cocoa-production and chocolate-making in these impoverished nations. Continue reading

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Henry Jeffreys about His New Book: The Home Bar | #TCTalks Episode 39

For episode 39 of tikichris Talks, I chat with drinks writer Henry Jeffreys at the celebrated Dukes Bar in St James’s. Henry talks about his new book, The Home Bar, and offers tips on how to create your own bar at home. Continue reading

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Rum Tasting with Dawn Davies + The Whisky Show News | #TCTalks Episode 35

Episode 35 of tikichris Talks has me dropping by the newly opened Whisky Exchange on Great Portland Street for a lively rum tasting with Dawn Davies, Head Buyer for Speciality Drinks. We chat about why this amber spirit offers excellent value for deep flavour. Dawn and I also talk about The Whisky Show returning to London at the end September for its 10th anniversary. This year for the first time in the show’s history, a selection of fine rums will be available to try alongside more than 600 quality whiskies. Continue reading

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Christine Smallwood Has an Appetite for Italy | #TCTalks Episode 33

Here’s an interview with author and fellow Italian food lover, Christine Smallwood. During our conversation for episode 33 of tikichris Talks, Christine and I talk about her Appetite for Italy series of books and what makes the country such a fantastic place to eat, drink and explore. Continue reading

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