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Sunday 12:30-13:00
Rpt: Monday 16:00-16:30
From amaranth to zabaglione, Sheila Dillon and Derek Cooper investigate every aspect of the food we eat.
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Andrew Jefford
Andrew Jefford

Andrew Jefford, the son of a vicar and eldest of three brothers, grew up in Norfolk.

He studied English at the University of Reading and pursued post-graduate studies with Malcolm Bradbury at the University of East Anglia before working as an editor for Paul Hamlyn’s Octopus group. In the late 1980s he got the chance to combine a passion for wine and for writing, and since then he has worked as a freelance drinks journalist and broadcaster, in particular for the Evening Standard and for BBC Radio Four.

He has written eleven books and guides including the widely admired The New France, and is at present completing Peat Smoke and Spirit (a portrait of the whisky island of Islay) for Hodder Headline. He has won a number of distinctions for his work, including 8 Glenfiddich Awards. He lives in Hastings.


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