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Hi.

Welcome to Desert Island Dishes, the weekly podcast where chef Margie Broadhead talks to a special guest about their life with food.

Here you will find conversations with a whole range of different people discussing their Desert Island Dishes where Margie will uncover the food people love to eat. We will find out about their favourite childhood dishes, the dishes they eat the most often, and the dishes that mean the most to them. Of course we will also discover what their last dish would be before being cast off to the desert island. 

EPISODE 11: PIP McCORMAC: ASSOCIATE EDITOR RED MAGAZINE

EPISODE 11: PIP McCORMAC: ASSOCIATE EDITOR RED MAGAZINE

Margie’s castaway this week is Pip McCormac. 

Pip is the Lifestyle Director for Red Magazine, he oversees all the food and interiors content in the best-selling women's monthly title in its field. He formerly worked as the Food and Interiors Editor at Sunday Times Style and he has also created a recognisable voice for himself with his popular recipe review blog Pip Cooks The Books. 

He has now published 2 beautiful books all about cooking with edible flowers and growing your own herbs. 

I wanted to catch up with Pip and find out the inspiration for the books, all about his glamourous job and of course pick his brains about the best places to eat in London. I don’t know about you but I need to make that delicious sounding 24 hours eating extravagnza in London happen immediately – sounds so good! I knew he would have some great recommendations and he did not disappoint. 

What are we all thinking about the unusual combination of peanut butter, tomato, cucumber and mint on a bagel? There is never any judgement on this podcast and I vow to keep an open mind until I try it! But am I brave enough? That is the question. I now just need to think of a way I can get myself invited to one of Pip's dinner parties, as he sounds like a great host. And any dinner party where there is a roast chicken on the table with lots of salads is a dream set up to me.

Desert Island Dish: Lasagne followed by Theo Randall's lemon tart and finished off with a bar of Cadbury's Dairy Milk

Luxury item: lemon zester

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Image of Pip via Red Magazine Online: Sleep Revolution 

EPISODE 12: DOLLY ALDERTON: JOURNALIST, WRITER & PODCASTER

EPISODE 12: DOLLY ALDERTON: JOURNALIST, WRITER & PODCASTER

EPISODE 10: MILLI TAYLOR: CHEF & AUTHOR

EPISODE 10: MILLI TAYLOR: CHEF & AUTHOR