Albert & Michel Roux
Michael Parkinson's castaway is restaurateurs Albert & Michel Roux.
Albert and Michel Roux each have their own restaurants, which are among the best in this country. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, they talk about their upbringing in France and their period as pastry cooks in the British Embassy in Paris. Then Albert became commis de cuisine to Lady Astor, and Michel chef to the Rothschilds, before they opened a restaurant together in England.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Non, je ne regrette rien by Edith Piaf
Book: Cookery books
Luxury: Book on how to manage people and ivory carving