Green, Bernice (20 of 25). Food: From Source to Salespoint

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  • Subjects

    Caribbean cuisine; Caterers

  • Recording date

    2001-01-08, 2001-01-19, 2001-01-30, 2001-02-06, 2002-01-21, 2001-02-27, 2001-03-05, 2001-03-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Leicester

  • Interviewees

    Green, Bernice, 1937- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Russell, Polly (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 20: Tape 12 Side B. Describes food cooked by students in home economics classes. Anecdote about getting job. Talks about relationship with the head of home economics. Reflects upon importance of cooking and housekeeping for family life and maintaining relationships. Refers to herself as a Caribbean cook who is good at combining foods. Provides examples of this sort of cooking. Talks about changes in attitudes towards food in England since the sixties. Details pancake recipe. Describes class kitchen at Skinners School. Anecdote about being treated with disrespect by supervisor at work. Talks about close relationship with students and offering them advice.

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