The Rich Tradition: Episode 7 Sweden

 

 

Elisabeth Luard spends time with a forester couple, sharing the wild produce of the woods and moors. She then visits a young family who have gone back to the "good life" before turning to the sea, to fishing, to smoking fish, making gravad lax and marinated herrings. A fully loaded smörgåsbord table leads to the 70th birthday celebrations of a friend.

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In Revisiting "The Rich Tradition", Elisabeth Luard gives an updated introduction to the video series based on European Peasant Cookery. Other episodes in The Rich Tradition include: the Island of Mull; Andalucia in southern SpainThe Ruthines of Slovakia; Mediterranean Seafood; Provence in FranceHollandSlovakia; the Black Forest in GermanyHungary; Friuli in Italy; Cork in IrelandLent and Easter in Eastern Europe; and the bonus episode Home from the Sea in Tangier, Morocco.

Anne Dolamore talks to Elizabeth Luard watch here

Elisabeth Luard reads an extract from European Peasant Cookery, her book on which "The Rich Tradition" was based.

Elisabeth Luard reads extracts from her latest book Squirrel Pie (and other stories) Adventures in Food Across the Globe.

Elisabeth’s latest project, Cookstrip, is a cartoon cookbook illustrated with her own watercolour sketches.  Subscribe for a range of rewards!

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