Colette Rossant - Apricots On The Nile

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01My Family20101129 (BBC7)

The culinary-tinged memoirs of a woman raised in multi-cultural, cosmopolitan Cairo during the Second World War. Read by Barbara Flynn.

The culinary-tinged memoirs of a woman raised in Cairo during the Second World War.

02Ahmet And Grandmaman20101130 (BBC7)

Colette Rossant recalls learning recipes from an Arab cook and the art of shopping from her grandmother. Read by Barbara Flynn.

Colette Rossant recalls learning recipes from an Arab cook.

03Weddings And Poker Day20101201 (BBC7)

The author recalls how her grandmother acted as matchmaker - and the role of women in her family. Read by Barbara Flynn.

The author recalls how her grandmother acted as matchmaker.

04The Convent20101202 (BBC7)

The author recalls being sent to convent school, where she continued her personal gourmet quest. Read by Barbara Flynn.

The author recalls being sent to convent school and continuing her personal gourmet quest.

05 LASTSummer Holidays20101203 (BBC7)

The author recalls her early loves - and finally becoming the mistress of her own kitchen. Read by Barbara Flynn.

Read by Barbara Flynn