Leyla Kazim

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Leyla Kazim
  
Born
Sidcup, Kent, UK
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
EducationAstrophysics
Alma materUniversity College London
Occupation
  • Writer
  • Presenter
  • Digital Creator
AgentThe Soho Agency
Known forBBC The Food Programme
TelevisionChannel 4 Beat The Chef
Websitewww.thecutlerychronicles.com

Leyla Kazim is a London-based writer and digital creator who is best known as a presenter on BBC Radio 4's award-winning show The Food Programme[1] and as co-author of the Lonely Planet guidebook ‘The Ultimate Eatlist’[2][3] In 2019 she appeared as a judge on Channel 4's 'Beat The Chef'[4] and as a judge and presenter of the BBC Food & Farming Awards.[5]

Early life and education

Kazim was born in Sidcup, Kent to a Turkish-Cypriot father and Mauritian mother. She attended Townley Grammar School in Bexleyheath and studied Astrophysics at University College London.[6]

Career

In 2014 Kazim founded the authoritative travel and food brand The Cutlery Chronicles[7] and continues to work with a variety of leading names from the travel,[8][9] food[10][11][12][13] and hospitality industries.[14][15][16][17][18][19]

In 2018 she co-authored the Lonely Planet guidebook 'The Ultimate Eatlist'[2][3] which ranks the top 500 food experiences from around the world, including some dishes including some that are only known to a region or country's residents.[20]

In 2019 she became a regular presenter of The Food Programme on BBC Radio 4[21][22] and appeared in front of a live studio audience alongside Rick Stein, Yotam Ottolenghi and Grace Dent at the BBC Radio Theatre to celebrate The Food Programme's 40th anniversary.[23]

Leyla Kazim in the Media

              

References

  1. "How food on film is the secret ingredient to storytelling". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 CNN, By Katia Hetter. "500 food experiences worth traveling for". CNN. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Lonely Planet released the ultimate foodie guide to the world; here's the top 10". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2020-08-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Leyla Kazim | Presenters | The Soho Agency". www.thesohoagency.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  5. "BBC Food & Farming Awards". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. "Leyla Kazim | Presenters | The Soho Agency". www.thesohoagency.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  7. https://www.thecutlerychronicles.com
  8. "What is a Goassnmass, Leyla Kazim?". Simply Munich.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. "Visit London". visitlondon.com. Retrieved 2020-08-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. "Côtes du Rhône launches wine festival - Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade News". harpers.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  11. "Turkish-inspired fish stew". Marine Stewardship Council.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. "Featured Author". Jamie Oliver.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. "Profile: Leyla Kazim Food Writer". Wandsworth Guardian Newspaper.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. "How to breakfast like an Aussie: from cold brew to coconut yoghurt". The Guardian. 2018-08-16. p. Photography Credit - Leyla Kazim. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-08-21.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. "The Hour Glass: Hail the new simplicity". Evening Standard. 2015-10-21. p. Photography credit. Retrieved 2020-08-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. "Leyla Kazim's Turkish pilaf with freekeh". The Times.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  17. "Menuwatch: Jidori". The Caterer.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  18. "Interview - Mother Tongue".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  19. "Millennials Paving The Way: An Interview With Instagram's Top Visual Storytellers". Huffington Post.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  20. "Meet the chefs behind Britain's top-ranked foodie experiences (they might surprise you)". The Telegraph. 2018-08-16. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2020-08-21.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  21. "Is The Dinner Party Dead?". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  22. "Island to Island: The Journey of Mauritian Cuisine". Radio Times.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  23. "The Food Programme at 40: Looking Back". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-08-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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