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PPC 107 has been posted out, so new subscriptions will start with PPC 108 due around April 2017. If you are in the UK, you can twist my arm for a sub to start with PPC 107, but for overseas readers, the mailing house is the only one that makes sense really.

There is only one Tom Jaine in this world. To listen to him on The Food Programme (broadcast on BBC Radio 4,  November 2014) you can download the Podcast indefinitely, here: If you would like, you can download a PDF of our current title list.


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