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22 March 2024

Episode 618

27 minutes


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This week we get bookish with an episode dedicated to food in literature – and literature about food. We sit down with food writer Felicity Cloake to hear her take on what makes great gastronomic prose. Also in the programme: Charlotte McDonald-Gibson delves into James Bond novels to find out how important food and drink is to their plot. Plus: We whip up a recipe from Nora Ephron’s acclaimed roman à clef, ‘Heartburn’.

22 March 2024

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Felicity Cloake

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We sit down with Felicity Cloake to find out about her favourite food-laden pages and what’s next on her writing list.

16 minutes

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Chapter 2

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Food and drink in James Bond novels

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Monocle’s Charlotte McDonald-Gibson reflects on how culinary delights helped build Ian Fleming’s character and the world of 007.

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Food and drink in James Bond novels

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‘Heartburn’, Nora Ephron

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We whip up a recipe from Nora Ephron’s acclaimed roman à clef, ‘Heartburn’.

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‘Heartburn’, Nora Ephron

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