Cookbooks of 2015
Sheila Dillon and guests reflect on a year of cookery books and food writing.
Sheila Dillon and guests reflect on a year of cookery and food books.
Sheila is joined in the studio by Bee Wilson, historian and food writer who's about to publish First Bite: How We Learn to Eat, journalist and food writer Alex Renton, and Features Editor at trade magazine The Bookseller, Tom Tivnan.
Tim Hayward meets chef Magnus Nilsson - who has just completed a nearly 800-page work called The Nordic Cook Book, the result of an almost Herculean effort to tell the food stories of a vast region.
Sharing some of their standout books of the year are Xanthe Clay, Joanna Blythman, Gillian Carter and Diana Henry.
Presenter: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rich Ward.
Books featured, in order of appearance...
"A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III" by Nigel Slater [4th Estate]
"Slippery Noodles: A Culinary History of China" by Hsiang Ju Lin [Prospect Books]
"30 Ingredients" by Sally Clarke [Frances Lincoln]
"Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul" by Rick Stein [BBC Books]
"Sugar" by Ben Richardson [Polity]
"Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits: 120 Sensational Sweet & Savoury Recipes" by Annie Rigg [Kyle Books]
"Anna Del Conte On Pasta" by Anna Del Conte [Pavilion]
"A Modern Way to Cook" by Anna Jones [4th Estate]
"Simply Nigella" by Nigella Lawson [Chatto & Windus]
"The Diet Myth" by Tim Spector [Weidenfeld & Nicolson]
"Mamushka" by Olia Hercules [Mitchell Beazley]
"Honey & Co: The Baking Book " by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich [Saltyard Books]
"River Cottage Love Your Leftovers: Recipes for the resourceful cook" by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall [Bloomsbury]
"The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets" ed. Darra Goldstein [OUP]
"The Nordic Cook Book" by Magnus Nilsson [Phaidon]
|Interviewed Guest||Bee Wilson|
|Interviewed Guest||Alex Renton|
|Interviewed Guest||Tom Tivnan|
|Interviewed Guest||Tim Hayward|
|Interviewed Guest||Magnus Nilsson|
|Interviewed Guest||Xanthe Clay|
|Interviewed Guest||Joanna Blythman|
|Interviewed Guest||Gillian Carter|
|Interviewed Guest||Diana Henry|
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