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Shaken, not Stirred: The Story of Mixers and Mixing

Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, St Catherine's College, Oxford, July 5-7 (2013) A talk in which I dressed up as James Bond to deliver a stirring message, with co-author Janet Clarkson playing the part of "M", and third author Alan Parker staying safely away in Geneva. From the abstract: For once, James Bond got his science right. A martini should be ...

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All Wrapped Up – A History of Mummy Eating

Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, St. Catherine's College Oxford, July 6-8 (2012) (with Janet Clarkson) Now published in the proceedings of the symposium, and also available as a video showing me delivering part of the talk dressed as a mummy. From the abstract: When it comes to stuffing and wrapping, nobody did it better than the ancient Egyptians. ...

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