This blog is a series of stories to describe what was it like to be a young teacher in the 1970s teaching classes of rowdy boys and girls in an east London school how to cook. Would I succeed? Well Yes and No.
I plan to make it into a book like Nigel Slater’s story in Toast. Nigel and I appeared together on The Food File on Channel 4, both of us for the first time. Nigel went on to great things and I am old enough to have been his food teacher!
Update 2021 The first draft of the book is nearly finished and this website will get a whole new look soon!