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Cook the Perfect bread and pudding with Sophie Dahl; women in N Korea; play-date etiquette

Cook the perfect bread and butter pudding with panettone with Sophie Dahl; North Korean women; shortage of foster carers; angels; and play-date etiquette. Presented by Jane Garvey.

The model, writer and food lover Sophie Dahl famously grew up as the granddaughter of children's writer Roald Dahl enjoying food and stories. So it's perhaps not surprising that she has a love of nostalgic comfort food. She joins Jane Garvey in the studio to show us how to Cook the Perfect bread and butter Pudding with panettone. The situation for women in North Korea. The Fostering Network says that nearly 9,000 children need foster homes at the moment in the UK and the number has been on the increase for the last five years. Jane discusses what we can do to change this. This is the time of year when we are surrounded by images of angels, many looking rather benevolent, musical creatures. But in the biblical tradition angels are often more alarming and the Revd Lucy Winkett takes a look at the heavenly hordes in all their strange glory. And the school holidays have started and your child will want to see their friends, but does the thought of a play date strike you with fear? Is there a play date etiquette for parents?

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45 minutes

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Tue 20 Dec 2011 10:00


  • Foster Care

    A report by the Fostering Network says 9,000 new foster families are needed in 2012. Jane speaks to Clare, who’s been in foster care; Minister, Tim Loughton & Helen Clarke, Fostering Network.

    Duration: 12:37

  • Women in North Korea

    Hazel Smith, Prof. of Security and Resilience at Cranfield University, describes what life is life for women there.

    Duration: 08:40

  • Sophie Dahl: Cook the Perfect Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding

    The model, writer & food lover Sophie Dahl joins Jane to show her how to Cook the Perfect Bread and Butter Pudding with Panettone, and to tell us all about her love of nostalgic home comfort cooking.

    Duration: 07:58

  • Angels - and how they have fallen

    Rev. Lucy Winkett presents an Interval Talk on BBC Radio 3 on the theme of ‘Angelology’ on 23 Dec, and joins Jane to discuss why all is not necessarily peace on earth where angels are concerned.

    Duration: 06:24

  • Playdate Etiquette

    Jane is joined by writer Andrew Clover and the editor of Nifa McLaughlin to discuss how to negotiate food allergies, enforce discipline and organise activities on playdates.

    Duration: 05:26


  • Tue 20 Dec 2011 10:00

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