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Food Programme

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100 years of Elizabeth David

December 29th, 2013

Episode 355 of 627 episodes

Sheila Dillon and Tim Hayward discuss the legacy of Elizabeth David 100 years after her birth. The iconic food writer is credited for bringing Mediterranean cooking to post-war Britain. Sir Terence Conran speaks about Elizabeth David's influence on kitchen design. Her nephew Johnny Grey discusses the shop Elizabeth David opened in Pimlico. And Elizabeth David's editor, Jill Norman, says that today she would not have been published. Presented by Sheila Dillon and Tim Hayward. Produced in Bristol by Emma Weatherill.

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