Eat, Write, Love

Allegra Goodman, Yotam Ottolenghi, Charlotte Mendelson

28/02/2011 10:30 am

Recipe for a delectable and stimulating talk: take an award-winning novelist and a fabulous cookbook writer. Add a flavour of Jane Austen, equal doses of intelligence, humour and sensibility. Sprinkle with business acumen, passion and sympathy. Let the audience add their pinch of salt. To be consumed and enjoyed immediately.

Allegra Goodman

Allegra Goodman’s first book was published on the day she graduated magna cum laude from Harvard. The New Yorker features many of her short stories. The Cookbook Collector is her sixth novel.

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi left academia and journalism in Israel to become a London chef. With his Palestinian partner, Sami Tamimi, he is founder of several gastronomic shops/restaurants and author of two cookbooks.

Charlotte Mendelson

Charlotte Mendelson is an award-winning author and journalist. She reviews for the major broadsheets and teaches creative writing for The Guardian. Her previous novels include Daughters of Jerusalem and When We Were Bad.