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Cooking Blind: Sheila Dillon meets the blind and partially sighted cooks inspiring others.

Cooking Blind: Sheila Dillon meets the blind and partially sighted cooks inspiring others.

FromThe Food Programme


Cooking Blind: Sheila Dillon meets the blind and partially sighted cooks inspiring others.

FromThe Food Programme

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Length:
29 minutes
Released:
Feb 7, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Amar Latif, entrepreneur and presenter, became the first blind contestant on BBC One's Celebrity Masterchef in 2019. During the series he inspired viewers, sighted, blind and partially sighted, as well as the Masterchef judges with this recipes and flair for flavours.

Amar is one cook speaking to Sheila Dillon about his culinary inspiration and his rejuvenated enthusiasm for cooking. Sheila also speaks to double world champion, Paralympic Gold medal winning tandem cyclist, lifetime home cook and healthy food blogger Lora Fachie MBE about what role cooking has played in her life and career. And blind writer Simon Mahoney explains why he was inspired to write his first cookbook when he taught himself to cook after his wife, "his eyes" passed away.

Sheila hears food stories and kitchen inspiration for aspiring cooks, whether sighted or blind.

Presented by Sheila Dillon.
Produced in Bristol by Clare Salisbury.
Released:
Feb 7, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode