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The Cook Who Changed Our Lives

Nigella Lawson leads a tribute to food writer Anna Del Conte who, moving to England in 1949, helped transform Britain's understanding and appreciation of Italian cooking.

Nigella Lawson leads a tribute to food writer Anna Del Conte, who helped transform Britain's understanding and appreciation of Italian cooking.

Born in Milan in 1925, Del Conte moved to England in 1949, an era when foreign cuisine was a something of a mystery to many British people. Through her books, she raised awareness of Italian cooking's subtlety and sophistication, paving the way to the foodie culture of today.

With contributions from Giorgio Locatelli, Antonio Carluccio, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Prue Leith and Tom Parker Bowles.

59 minutes

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Sat 25 Mar 2017 03:20

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Role Contributor
Narrator Nigella Lawson
Participant Nigella Lawson
Participant Anna Del Conte
Participant Antonio Carluccio
Participant Prue Leith
Participant Tom Parker Bowles
Participant Angela Hartnett
Participant Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Participant Loyd Grossman
Participant Matthew Fort
Participant Ruth Rogers
Participant Giorgio Locatelli
Executive Producer Paula Trafford
Producer Caroline Walsh
Director James Nutt

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