Buy The Grande Dames of Food: the women who have shaped how and what we eat Tickets
Into a bleak world of post-war British food, these are the women who brought sunshine, flavour and pleasure back to our tables. With her bestselling Book of Middle Eastern Food, Claudia Roden revolutionised Western attitudes to the cuisines of the Middle East. Jill Norman is an award-winning writer and editor, was Elizabeth David’s publisher, and won The Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. Elisabeth Luard is an award-winning food writer, journalist and broadcaster. Join them as they discuss what’s changed and what hasn’t in the world of food and what fuels their appetite for cooking and writing today.