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The man who ate too much

JamesBeard “Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh    butter, the greatest of feasts.” James Beard (1903-1985) When one was a child people used to say to you,"you are  not old enough to remember..."You in most instances, wouldn´t have the vaguest notion of who or what they were referring to. When you get to my age history repeats itself and you start saying the very same thing to those much younger than yourself. If I were to mention names such as Philip Harben, Jane Grigson, Fanny Cradock, Graham Kerr, Marguerite Patten or Robert Carrier my recipients would be unlikely to prick up their ears. The year is 1985, I was coming to terms with who I was and where I was going in my life, I certainly had never heard of James Beard who had just died in his native America.I wonder how many of you now are familiar with the name James Beard,The James Beard Foundation Awards are annual awards presented by the James Beard Foundation to rec

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