Claudia Roden is the one of the country's leading food writers, her New Book of Middle Eastern Food is now regarded as a classic work and her Book of Jewish Food won both the Andre Simon and Glenfiddich Awards. She has won no less than 5 Glenfiddich Awards and has recently won the prestigious Prince Claus Award for achievement in culture. She lives in London.
'It really is the bible of outdoor eating.' Mail on Sunday '...the perfect summer companion.' The Guardian 'Every conceivable flight of picnic fancy has been catered for - it's worth every penny of its price and should inspire a picnic revival. It's also a good read.' Time Out