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Lucy Silver

Lucy Silver was born in Glasgow, studied literature, philosophy, art history and psychology, trained as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and counselled university students. She joined the Jewish Book Week team in 2008, has been Co-Chair since 2011. Lucy directed the festival from 2014–2018.
The New Book of Middle Eastern Food
Legendary food writer Claudia Roden, exiled from Egypt in the ’50s, was drawn to the subject of food through a desire to remember her lost heritage. Claudia has had a seismic impact on what and how we eat, and how we think about food. Her Book of Middle Eastern Food, offering over 800 recipes interwoven with evocative stories, was originally published here in 1968, before which few of us would have known how to replicate the delicate and exquisite cookery of the Middle East. BB...