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A History of Food


  • Start date: 13 June 2018

Ticketing Information

Tickets cost £15/£13.50*

*Concession prices available for under 25s, HRP members and over 60s

Ticket includes a drink and one hour talk. This event will be held in our Clore Learning Centre and not in the Palace.

Doors open at 18:40

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Evening Talk

Evening talk with food writer and critic William Sitwell. His book, A history of food in 100 recipes explores the fascinating tradition of cuisine - from the first cookbook to the first cupcake, the invention of the sandwich to the rise of food television. Discover the many trends and technological innovations that have shaped the way we eat over hundreds of years.

William Sitwell is a writer, editor, TV presenter and food critic. He is the editor of Waitrose Kitchen Magazine and is featured on all strands of MasterChef in the UK. His first book A History of Food in 100 Recipes was published by Harper Collins in 2012. In Soho Radio’s weekly programme William Sitwell’s Biting Talk, he explores the important issues in the world of food and drink.

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