Apricots On The Nile

Cookery writer Colette Rossant's memoir, evoking a magical childhood in 1940s Cairo and PARIS and capturing the mouth-watering flavours of Egyptian food.

Read by Barbara Flynn and abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams.

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01My Family2001052120101129 (BBC7)

Cookery writer Colette Rossant's memoir, evoking a magical childhood in 1940s Cairo and PARIS and capturing the mouth-watering flavours of Egyptian food.

Read by Barbara Flynn and abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams.

The culinary-tinged memoirs of a woman raised in multi-cultural, cosmopolitan Cairo during the Second World War.

Read by Barbara Flynn.

The culinary-tinged memoirs of a woman raised in Cairo during the Second World War.

02Ahmet And Grandmaman2001052220101130 (BBC7)

Colette Rossant recalls learning recipes from an Arab cook and the art of shopping from her grandmother.

Read by Barbara Flynn.

Colette Rossant recalls learning recipes from an Arab cook.

03Weddings And Grandmaman's Poker Day2001052320101201 (BBC7)

The author recalls how her grandmother acted as matchmaker - and the role of women in her family.

Read by Barbara Flynn.

The author recalls how her grandmother acted as matchmaker.

04The Convent2001052420101202 (BBC7)

The author recalls being sent to convent school, where she continued her personal gourmet quest.

Read by Barbara Flynn.

The author recalls being sent to convent school and continuing her personal gourmet quest.

05 LASTSummer Holidays And The Return20010525