Heston Blumenthal, Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi, Jack Monroe and Nadiya Hussain headline the British Library's Food Season.
The British Library Food Season will run from 1 April – 31 May and will involve talks, tastings and workshops inspired by the Library’s extensive food-related collections featuring writers, historians, food experts and chefs.
Images: Nigella Lawson by Debra Hurford Brown, Heston Blumenthal by Alisa Connan and Nadiya Hussain
Chef Heston Blumenthal and award-winning composer Dominic Murcott contemplating the relationship between food and music through live performances, micro experiments and tastings
Chef and restaurant owner Yotam Ottolenghi exploring the role upbringing and genes play in shaping how we enjoy food
Food writers Nigella Lawson, Bee Wilson and Ella Risbridger exploring the role of voice, narrative and storytelling in cookery books
Restaurant critic Grace Dent and food writer, journalist and activist Jack Monroe discussing food inequality and poverty in contemporary Britain
2015 Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain and presenter Sara Cox talking about food, cooking and what it means to be a working woman in the public eye
Restaurant critic and MasterChef judge Jay Rayner hosting a special recording of the BBC Radio 4’s culinary panel show, The Kitchen Cabinet
Award-winning Chocolat author Joanne Harris reflecting on the sensuality of food in fiction