Happy Hour with Tippl: Sugar Snap Sipper

For this week’s Happy Hour, we are going to disrupt all your misconceptions that peas are reserved for your dinner plate only. Our cocktail expert friends & all round beverage extraordinaires at Tippl have invented the ‘Sugar Snap Sipper’. It’s a refreshing take on a mojito & is the ultimate summer drink for all ofContinue reading “Happy Hour with Tippl: Sugar Snap Sipper”

Weekly Chats: Fatima Bhutto with Ortensia Visconti

In this week’s edition of ‘Weekly Chats’ we are featuring Fatima Bhutto & Ortensia Visconti. Fatima & Ortensia join The Great Big Book Club to talk about Fatima’s new book, ‘The Runaways’, a story of two teens who escape to radicalised Islamic training camps in Iraq. This is an intelligent conversation between two women whoContinue reading “Weekly Chats: Fatima Bhutto with Ortensia Visconti”

Book Reviews of the Week 11.05.20

Here are our picks for Books for the Week. They were published either just before or during lockdown and they are all highly recommended. Imogen edwards-jones Hex  Rebecca Dinerstein Knight ‘Reads like a botanist’s cross-breeding of The Secret History and Department of Speculation’  Emma Straub Rebecca Dinnersteon Knight’s second novel, Hex is a highly charged, spellbinding take onContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week 11.05.20”

Book Cast of the Week: Husband Replacement Therapy by Kathy Lette

For this week’s book cast of the week, we welcome in the hilariously relatable & human ‘Cafe Latte’ (because she’s frothy on the top with a hidden macchiato punch underneath), Kathy Lette. Kathy is joined by Imogen Edwards-Jones as we talk Kathy’s latest book ‘Husband Replacement Therapy’. Launching a book during lockdown for Kathy hasContinue reading “Book Cast of the Week: Husband Replacement Therapy by Kathy Lette”

Book Reviews of the Week: 06.05.20

Lost Dog by Kate Spicer “It’s grown-up, intelligent and marbled throughout with a wit that is, appropriately, dry as a bone.” Literary Review A Sunday Times top ten bestseller in hardback last year, Spicer’s Lost Dog (now out in paperback) is a sassy smart tale of a Notting Hill girl who seems to have theContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 06.05.20”

Happy Hour: Mezcal Negroni

For this week’s Happy Hour with our friends at Tippl, we have a unique blend on the traditional Italian cocktail, the Negroni. By switching it up with an Mexican twist just add Mezcal & you’ve got yourself quite the fiesta. Ingredients for the cocktail: 25ml/ 1 part Mezcal 25ml / 1 part Sweet Vermouth 25ml/Continue reading “Happy Hour: Mezcal Negroni”

Lockdown Lunch with Sami Tamimi: Roasted Cod with Coriander Crust

This week’s #LockdownLunch is with Sami Tamimi, the executive head chef & co-founder of Ottolenghi, as well as the creative force behind some seriously delicious cookbooks. Alongside Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi is co-author of two bestselling cookbooks; Ottolenghi: The Cookbook and Jerusalem: A Cookbook. Sami’s most recent book is with Tara Wigley & is calledContinue reading “Lockdown Lunch with Sami Tamimi: Roasted Cod with Coriander Crust”

Author of the Week: Candace Bushnell

This week’s edition of Author of the Week is Candace Bushnell, interviewed by Imogen Edwards Jones. Candace is the genius behind the ‘Sex and the City’ books & TV series as well as the leader of a generation of smart, empowered sex-positive women. In this episode, Candace & Imogen explore Candace’s new co-authored Young AdultContinue reading “Author of the Week: Candace Bushnell”

Weekly Chats: Rachel Johnson with Sarah Vine

In this week’s edition of ‘Weekly Chats’ we are joined by two equally brilliant women, Rachel Johnson & Sarah Vine. In this chat, they talk Rachel’s newly released book ‘Rake’s Progress‘ & her experience in politics which, in her own words, she “sank like the dregs”. Although this talk goes far beyond Rachel’s Change UKContinue reading “Weekly Chats: Rachel Johnson with Sarah Vine”

Weekly Chats: Ruby Wax & Claudia Winkleman

Welcome to our first edition of The Great Big Book Club Chats. In this series we will see great minds have honest conversations about what makes them tick. Today’s interview is with the prolific Author, Comedian & Mental Health Advocate, Ruby Wax, interviewed by the equally dazzling journalist, TV host & fake tan CEO, ClaudiaContinue reading “Weekly Chats: Ruby Wax & Claudia Winkleman”