A Year in Chicken Soup - Ghanaian Nkatenkwan

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A Year in Chicken Soup

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GHANAIAN NKATENKWAN


Join Hattie Garlick at Hackney's Ridley Road market to find the ingredients for her latest recipe, a soup so substantial that, as you can see above, it was served with knife and fork... (read on)

GM Foods Debate (Audio Broadcast)

GM Food Debates Audio Broadcast

The GM Foods Debate continues...

In a wide ranging and informative discussion, Michael Summers, an independent consultant specialising in plant breeding and biotechnology with more than 40 years international experience in the sector, talks to John Shrive about plant breeding and genetic modification.

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Hot on the heels of our Rosh Hashanah series comes Yom Kippur. Once again, we have an introduction to this holy day from Rabbi Geoffrey Shisler who explains the meaning and practices of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

In part 2, Silvia Nacamulli and Sula Leon discuss the foods they prepare for the festive meal and the different ways in which they break the Yom Kippur fast.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

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One of the most beloved of actresses, Audrey Hepburn, in one of the most memorable openings of a film

Life Is Meals

Life Is Meals

 

Screenwriter, novelist, award winner, journalist, playwright… just a few of the words that describe the literary careers of James and Kay Salter.  They are also responsible for one of the most delightful musings on food in print, Life Is Meals: A Food Lover's Day Book published by Knopf.

Whether writing about Peanut Butter, The Sandwich, Samuel Johnson's appetite for good eating or The Siege Of Paris this quirky collection is unequalled in its information, erudition and utter originality.

Extracts from the book are read by their son, the actor Theo Salter.  Enjoy!

Bullets over Broadway

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In Woody Allen's wonderful valentine to Broadway Jim Broadbent deservedly won an Oscar for his portrayal of Warner Purcell, an actor who cannot stop eating the moment he's under strain. A gem.

Kriegie
Kriegie

Geoff Rothwell joined the RAF in 1939 at the age of 19. He miraculously survived 71 operations as a bomber pilot, but in September 1944 his plane crashed on the Dutch island of Texel and he spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft 1 in Germany.

He talks about the food experiences of the 'kriegies' (prisoners of war) while looking at the illustrated diary kept by his room-mate, Bohdan Arct , later published as Prisoner of war: my secret journal.


Part One - Oberürsel Interrogation Centre 

Part Two - Stalag Luft 1 - Red Cross Parcels

Part Three - "Belt Up" - German Rations

Part Four - Kriegie Recipes and Spam

 

La Dolce Vita 2007
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La Dolce Vita 2007. The Italian-themed food exhibition at Olympia and we loved it!

Rosh Hashanah

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In the first of the three videos in this series, Rabbi Geoffrey Shisler of the New West End Synangogue introduces Rosh Hashanah and what it means in the Jewish faith.

In parts 2 and 3, Silvia Nacamulli, a well known expert on Italian Jewish food and Sula Leon, cookery teacher and author, each prepare one of their favourite dishes for the festival; Silvia's Chicken with Pomegranate and Sula's Apple Filo.

 

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Michael Redgrave, Michael Dennison and Dame Edith Evans give as much importance to a cucumber sandwich as they do to being earnest.