Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey is an actress who has now become as well-known as a writer and broadcaster on Indian and Far Eastern cooking. In conversation with Roy Plomley, she talks about the films she has made with James Ivory, including Heat and Dust. She also recalls how she came to be a cookery expert, and she chooses eight records she would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Violin Concerto - 1st Movement by Roque Cordero
Book: Blank book
Luxury: Whiskey

Release date:

Available now

40 minutes

Last on

Fri 1 Feb 1985 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestMadhur Jaffrey

Featured in...

Listen to over 2,000 programmes

The 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs at 75 1920x1080

Featuring David Beckham, the funniest and most moving moments, animations and quizzes.

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

Why does Vaughan Williams’s masterpiece appeal to so many castaways?