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Both BERRIES – GROWING & COOKING by Jane McMorland Hunter & Sally Hughes, and FOOD WORTH FIGHTING FOR by Josh Sutton, are in from the printers, and you can buy copies from this website ahead of publication on June 5th. Please do! The links are on the page for New & Forthcoming Titles.

PPC 105 has been sent out so if you take out a subscription, you will start with PPC 106 which will be ready in July. See our Petits Propos Culinaires page on this web site for details.

The Oxford Symposium on Food on the 9th and 10th July, so we hope to see you there. We are busy preparing the Oxford Symposium collected documents from the 2015 Symposium – Food & Communication, which will be on sale at the July event.

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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