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Comfort Eating with Grace Dent returns for second series

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent – the Guardian’s weekly food and celebrity guest podcast series supported by Ocado – is back for a second series, with the first episode in the new run launching this week with Stephen Fry.

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent returns for second series
Grace Dent: “Food allows us all to open up, make connections and talk about the things that matter.”

The Guardian says: “As a food critic, Grace Dent is famous for her refined palate, but at home she can often be found with a plate of oven chips, gravy and mint sauce. And, she suspects, she is not the only one. Cold beans from the tin. Crisps with chocolate. Pineapple and hot sauce. We all have our comfort foods — the snacks we turn to when we have a rare moment to ourselves. But what do famous people dig into when the red carpet is rolled up and the PJs are on?”

Returning for a second series, Comfort Eating with Grace Dent sees a new host of celebrities throw open their cupboard doors to reveal their favourite foods. The first episode hears from Stephen Fry, with future guests including Desiree Burch and Russell Tovey.

Grace Dent, Guardian restaurant critic and TV personality, says: “And just like that, we’re back for series two! I’ve been delighted by the response to Comfort Eating from listeners, and cannot wait to find out more about what people secretly eat behind closed doors. Food allows us all to open up, make connections and talk about the things that matter – and my kitchen table is set for more fun, eye-opening chat.”

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent returns this week, with new episodes releasing weekly every Tuesday. The podcast can be listened to on theguardian.com/audio, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast or the podcast app of your choice.

Series one of Comfort Eating proved hugely popular with listeners, says the Guardian, going straight to the top of the UK Apple podcast chart on its release in June. Listen to previous episodes, plus read more about how the podcast began in Grace’s column.

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent is sponsored by Ocado.

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent is presented by Grace Dent, with production by Emma Roberts and Jack Claramunt, the series producer is Leah Green and the executive producer is Cathy Drysdale. Music is by Axel Kacoutié. The series is overseen by Nicole Jackson, the Guardian's head of audio.

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