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Food for Thought 2017

We are delighted to host another fascinating weekend of talks delivered by leaders in the food world.

Building on the success of previous Food for Thought weekends we are offering another special opportunity to listen, share and join in the discussions on a wide range of topical food subjects. Download the Food for Thought PDF.

10% discount when you book both Food for Thought days. Enter code FFT172810 to receive the discount.

Speaking will be:

SATURDAY 13th MAY 2017

Bronwen and Francis Percival

Co-authors of the forthcoming book Re-inventing the Wheel: Milk, Microbes and the fight for Real Cheese .

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Does is taste good? Farmhouse cheese and the moral value of flavour

Nicole Pisani

Ex-chef at Ottolenghi restaurant Nopi, now chef at Gayhurst Primary School, East London, producing 500 school meals a day. Co-author or Magic Soup and the forthcoming Salt, Butter, Bones. (Member of the Guild of Fine Food Writers)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
The more interested the children are in food, the less likely they are to throw it under the table

Alice Brinton

Journalist and owner of le Cellier de l'Abbaye in Cluny, France for 25 years.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Magic in the soil: The biodynamics of wine

Professor Tim Lang

Professor of Food Policy at City University, author or many books including Food Wars and Sustainable Diets. (Member of the Guild of Fine Food Writers)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Sustainable diets: What food systems should deliver

Sumayya Usmani

Food writer and broadcaster who grew up in Pakistan, author of Summers under the Tamarind Tree and Mountain Berries and Desert Spice. (Member of the Guild of Fine Food Writers)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
When two seasons become four: Transporting my subcontinent cooking to Britain


SUNDAY 14th MAY 2017

Tom Jaine

Publisher of Prospect Books and editor of 2nd and 3rd editions of the Oxford Companion to Food. Publishes food newlsletter/journal Petits Propos Clinaires

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Cora Millet-Robinet, unsung heroine of French cuisine bourgeoise, and her maison rustique des dames

Professor Tim Spector

Professor of genetic epidemiology and author of popular science books about twin studies as well as The Diet Myth.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Food as medicine: Diet myths and microbes

Arun Kapil

Founder of award-winning company Green Saffron and author of the cookbook Fresh Spice. (Member of the Guild of Fine Food Writers)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Spice - the route to flavour, health and joyous eating

Felicity Cloake

Freelance journalist and author of the Guardian's How to Make Perfect column and of four books. (Member of the Guild of Fine Food Writers)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
Tweet first, eat later: The impact of social media on modern food culture

Kimberley Bell

Founder of the Small Food Bakery in Nottingham.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT TOPIC:
How to start a 'Small Food' revolution

10% discount when you book both Food for Thought days. Enter code FFT172810 to receive the discount.

Download the Food for Thought PDF.

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