HUNGER FOR FREEDOM, the story of food in the life of Nelson Mandela

: Trapido (A.

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216 pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2008.

 

"This book explores Madiba's life and his hunger for freedom in a literal and metaphorical manner. What follows is not so much a cookbook as a gastro-political history with recipes. Food has provided the backdrop and occasionally the primary cause for momentous personal and political events in Madiba's life". Anna Trapido

Contains recipes from and photographs of Madiba's family and friends.

Anna Trapido trained an an anthropologist at King's College Cambridge and completed her PhD in the Department of Community Health at the University of the Witwatersrand. She qualified as a chef at the Prue Leith Chef's Academy in Centurion and is now responsible for the Pan African cuisine programme at the Prue Leith Chef's Academy. She is co-author of "To the Banqueting House: African cuisine - an epic journey", which won the Golf Medal at the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards in 2007.