When: Wednesday 14th October | 7:00 - 8:00pm
Where: Divertimenti Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 2EP
Helena Attlee – author of The Land Where Lemons Grow: The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit – and Drew Smith – author of Oyster: A Gastronomic History (with Recipes) are guests at the Divertimenti Culinary Salon.
Helena’s book charts the fascinating history of lemons in Italy and combines travel writing with history, recipes, horticulture and art. The Land Where Lemons Grow was Radio 4’s Book of the Week and, more importantly, The Guild of Food Writers Food Book of the Year. It was also a Sunday Times bestseller, Sunday Telegraph Book of the Week and Times Literary Supplement Books of the Year.
Drew, former editor of The Good Food Guide, traces the oyster from its role in cooking, art, literature and politics from the dawn of time to the present day. Join them for what promises to be a fascinating discussion on two iconic foods.
*Discount does not include electricals, books, food, gift vouchers, cookery school classes, cookers or sale items.