Claudia Roden

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This week Sue Lawley's castaway is the award-winning cookery writer Claudia Roden whose Book of Middle Eastern Food revolutionised Western attitudes to the cuisines of the Middle East. Her Book of Jewish Food has been described as 'the richest and most sensuous encyclopaedia of Jewish life ever set in print'. She chooses eight records to take with her to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: L'Accordeoniste by Edith Piaf
Book: A La Recherche Du Temps by Marcel Proust
Luxury: Oil paints and brushes

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45 minutes

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Fri 3 Aug 2001 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestClaudia Roden

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