Foods Of Love And Hate, The

Stories with a gastronomic flavour.

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AR01Pigs In Blankets *20080804Stories with a gastronomic flavour.By Shena Mackay, read by Hugh Bonneville.|Zac devises a special dinner for his idyllic village restaurant.|He is delighted to be entertaining a bunch of convivial friends but it seems that community spirit in the village is not all that it might be.
AR02Specialite Du Perigord *20080805By EJ Patience.|In her youth, Madame Boisseau danced with Les Folies Bergere.|These days she pickles and bakes with her harvest of walnuts and provides gossip for the villagers.|Opinions differ as to the cause of her still-youthful looks.|Are they due to her well-water, her walnut-flavoured Pinot, or the steady stream of lovers who have climbed the path up the hill to her house over the years?|Read by Clare Higgins
AR03A Birthday Cockatrice *20080806By Gerard Woodward, read by Helen Lederer.|Jodie's divorced parents come together for her seventh birthday party, but weird things start happening when the specially cooked cockatrice comes out of the oven.
AR04Five Easy Ways With Chilli *20080807By Scarlett Thomas|A young woman shares her knowledge of how to cook with chillis, illuminating her relationships with her lovers in the process.|Chillis are hot and passionate, but they also sting and can leave a bad taste in the mouth.|Read by Claire Skinner
AR05 LASTThe Chanterelles Of Ostvig *20080808By Heidi Amsinck.|Gudrun Holm has only days to live.|She must pass on what she knows about her beloved chanterelles before she dies - but to whom? In the depths of a Danish forest, she may have found the answer.|Read by Geraldine James