Tom Parker Bowles | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe

From 2002 to date, Tom Parker Bowles has been a food writer and broadcaster with a weekly column in The Mail on Sunday. He has recently moved from being a Contributing Editor at GQ to being a Food Editor at Esquire magazine. He is also an Editor at Large of Pomp magazine. From 2007 to 2010 he co-presented Market Kitchen on Good Food Channel and presented LBC Radio's Food and Drink Programme for a year. He was the food curator of Heckfield Place when it underwent renovations from 2011 until 2013. He was a judge on the ITV Food series Food Glorious Food.


Parker Bowles first book, published in 2004, was E Is For Eating – An Alphabet of Greed. His next, The Year of Eating Dangerously, was published by Ebury in October 2006 and his third, Full English; A Journey Through the British and Their Food was published in 2009 and won the Guild of Food Writers 2010 award for best work on British food. His next book, Let's Eat: Recipes From My Kitchen Notebook, is a compendium of his favourite recipes, collected from around the world, and written with the amateur cook in mind. The book was published by Anova and was released in June 2012.

Years at Litfest: 2014
Let's Eat: Recipes from My Kitchen Notebook
The Year Of Eating Dangerously
Full English: A Journey Through the British and Their Food
Tom Parker Bowles at The Daily Mail


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Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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