Episode Fifteen - Meera Sodha

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Cook, food writer. columnist and celebrated author of ‘Made in India’ and ‘East’ - the wonderful and vibrant Meera Sodha joins Alex on our ‘This is a Token’ podcast for a chat about her most treasured pieces of jewellery. From an enamelled Jemima Puddle-duck brooch she has treasured since she was 4 years old, to a cinnamon red Rudraksha seed bead gifted to her by a beloved grandmother, whose touch keeps her grounded in uncertain moments. 


Listen in as Alex and Meera have a rich and uplifting discussion about a her life experiences as a creative home cook inspired by her Gujarat Indian and Ugandan roots, to harnessing the mood of food, relishing the ‘happiness’ of coriander seeds and the process of taking a toolbox of precious ingredients and conjuring up something truly magical!

Illustration by Connie Bella Monroe
Edited by Emily Sandford
Music by Daniel Patrick Cohen

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