The Modern Peasant was short listed for two awards as food book of the year (Andre Simon and the Fortnum & Mason food book of the year).
It won the Fortnum and Mason award:
In case you haven't seen it yet all this year I've been writing a regular monthly column in Gardens Illustrated on cooking and growing as well as contributing to the Financial Times on subjects as diverse as brains, soufflé and hop picking.
Click on the link below to read about artist Kathrin Bohm's community art project which involved gleaning and picking hops to make cordial and a green hop beer :
My pamphlet on Elizabeth David has been sent out far and wide (all the way to Emporia, Kansas) thanks to an excerpt in Petits Propos Culinaire 100. If you listen to the end you can hear me defending Mrs David on BBC Radio 4's the food programme here:
In October the inaugural edition of Toast Magazine will feature my culinary short story inspired my Georges Simenon, Madame Maigret and the Butcher.