Sunday 17th September 2023, 5:00pm

Closing Event: Recipes for Murder

Join Karen Pierce for this bonus event that is replacing our original closing event. We have made it "pay what you can" and would really appreciate any donations to the Agatha Christie Festival Charity.

Poisons, knives and bullets riddle the stories of Agatha Christie, but so does food, which she uses to invoke settings, develop characters and, of course, commit murder. This to-die-for cookbook offers 66 accessible, easy-to-follow food and drink recipes, one for each of Christie’s mysteries. Recipes include Fish and Chips at the Seven Dials Club, Oysters Rockefeller on the Orient Express, Orange Marmalade from Gossington Hall, and more. Along the way, you’ll learn how to make an exquisite omelette, how to properly roast a leg of lamb and how to serve perfectly timed steak frites. Framing these dishes are insightful and extensively researched essays and headnotes that detail the history of the recipes, their context in Christie’s life and times and the roles they play in the source works. Fun thematic menus round out this tantalising tribute to the grand dame of detective fiction, making it the perfect present for a Christie devotee.