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Award-Winning Food Writer Diana Henry will Discuss and Sign her Book, How to Eat a Peach, Menus, Stories and Places

Thursday 19 April 2018
7:30 pm

“This is an extraordinary piece of food writing, pitch perfect in every way. I couldn’t love anyone who didn’t love this book” – Nigella Lawson

Planning a menu is still Diana Henry’s favourite part of cooking. Menus can create very different moods, they can take you places, from an afternoon at the seaside in Brittany to a sultry evening eating mezze in Istanbul. They also have to work as a meal that flows and as a group of dishes that the cook can manage without becoming totally stressed. The menus in this book reflect places Diana loves, and dishes that are real favourites. How to Eat a Peach is divided into two sections; Spring and Summer and Autumn and Winter. Within each section is a collection of seasonal menus inspired by a particular memory, place or mood; each menu accompanied by an introductory essay from Diana to set the scene. How To Eat a Peach is not only a cookbook of wonderful recipes all in Diana’s straightforward and approachable style but it is also a collection of memories and stories that transport you from the kitchen to San Francisco and beyond.

Diana Henry is an award-winning food writer, journalist and broadcaster. She is the author of eleven books. Her book ‘Simple’ was named Cookery Book of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards in 2017. ‘A
Bird in the Hand’ won a prestigious James Beard Award in March 2016 and ‘A Change of Appetite’ was named Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book of the Year 2015. Diana is the Sunday Telegraph's food writer and has a column in Stella, the newspaper's magazine. She has also recently launched the Telegraph’s ‘At the Kitchen Table’ podcast which sees her interviewing her peers across the food world. She also writes a monthly column in BBC Good Food Magazine and writes regularly for House & Garden and Red.

Tickets are £6, which are deductible from the cost of the hardback book (£25) if purchased on the evening. To book tickets, please ring the shop on 01462 684631 or call in to the shop.

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David's Bookshops are located in Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, only a few minutes’ walk from the railway station in the heart of the Town Centre. There is ample parking nearby.

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