Countryman's Cooking

Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler's definitive cookery manual for men.

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AR01Of Pigeon And Pastry2008033120090922

First sold 40 years ago by Willie Fowler in his local pub and recently rediscovered in a charity shop, these joyfully wicked musings retain a surprising relevance today.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

Willie Fowler's joyfully wicked musings retain a surprising relevance today.

Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler's definitive cookery manual for men.

1/5. Of Pigeon and Pastry

AR02Rook, Cormorant And Christmas20080401A recipe for an alternative roast dinner.

Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler's definitive cookery manual for men.

2/5. Rook, Cormorant and Christmas

AR03Of Poultry And Poison2008040220090923Willie realises that the jolly, bucolic animal-loving Farmer Giles is a myth.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler's definitive cookery manual for men.

3/5. Of Poultry and Poison

AR03Of Poultry And Poison20080408
AR04Salmon And The Salad Queen20080403Willie considers salad, one of those hurdles which clutter up everyone's path through life.

Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler's definitive cookery manual for men.

4/5. Salmon and the Salad Queen

AR05 LASTOf Gin And Soft-soap2008040420090924Willie reveals why kissing the pastry-maker too early can be disastrous.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler's definitive cookery manual for men.

5/5. Of Gin and Soft-Soap