The Pleasures Of The Table

A week of readings in celebration of food and wine by five writers.

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LB01Elizabeth David1999030820001212

Celebrations of food and wine by five seminal cookery writers. 1: Audrey Withers introduces Maureen O'Brien's reading of extracts from the work of celebrated food writer Elizabeth David, who brought olive oil out of the medicine cabinet and into the kitchen.

Read by Maureen O'Brien.

LB02Dorothy Hartley1999030920001213

Celebrations of food and wine by five seminal cookery writers. 2: Marguerite Patten introduces Anna Massey's reading of extracts from Dorothy Hartley's `Food in ENGLAND', a warm, witty treatise on regional dishes and country traditions in ENGLAND.

Anna Massey reads extracts from `Food in ENGLAND' by Dorothy Hartley.

LB03M F K Fisher1999031020001214

Celebrations of food and wine by five seminal cookery writers. 3: Geraldene Holt introduces Liza Ross's reading of extracts from the work of idiosyncratic American food writer MFK Fisher.

Liza Ross reads extracts from the work of idiosyncratic American food writer M F K Fisher.

LB04Jane Grigson19990311

Paul Bailey introduces Maureen O'Brien's reading of extracts from the work of Jane Grigson, whose unpretentious approach to cooking and eating have endeared her to millions.

LB05 LASTPatience Gray1999031220001216

Celebrations of food and wine by five seminal cookery writers. 5: Derek Cooper introduces Anna Massey's reading of extracts from `Honey from a Weed', a culinary tale of the Mediterranean by Patience Gray.

Anna Massey reads extracts from `Honey from a Weed' by Patience Gray.