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25 June 2021

Episode 480

30 minutes

We speak to two authors of new cookery books: Ben Tish, who has just released ‘Sicilia’, and Mariana Velásquez, whose new book is called ‘Colombiana’.

25 June 2021

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Chapter 1

‘Sicilia’

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UK chef and restaurateur Ben Tish has described his new book as a love letter to Sicily. He tells us about how he became a regular visitor to the region, what it has taught him and how this corner of Italy has become one of Europe’s richest and most varied culinary cultures.

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‘Colombiana’

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Colombian food remains relatively little known outside of Latin America, but James Beard-award winner Mariana Velásquez is on a mission to change that. Her new book ‘Colombiana’ is a celebration of her home country’s food and unique style of entertaining.

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