Did you learn to cook at school? Well maybe I could have taught you if you lived in London. This is my food memoir about teaching home economics in an east London comprehensive school. It’s a bit like Call the Midwife only 20 years later.
During lockdown use of the Nutrition Program by food teachers and students has dropped to 30% usage compared with March and April in 2019 and 2018. Schools have not renewed subscriptions during this time, so it is no longer financially viable to run the Program and offer renewal subscriptions. Those schools with subscriptions will be […]
On Tuesday July 20th 2010 Marguerite Patten CBE aged 94, came to tea at my home. In 2007, she received the Woman of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, and I think she deserved to be a Dame. As Marguerite said to the invitation – ‘It sounds like a very happy occasion.’ She arrived promptly at 1.30 for […]
I taught them to Cook is on Kindle The Nutrition Program is open again Marguerite Patten came to tea My tribute to the great lady who played such a large part in my food teaching. I taught them to cook – my story of teaching food in London in the 1970s […]