Audio – the OFS Oral History Project

T he Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery Oral History Project is an ongoing project designed to capture some of the backgrounds, stories, philosophies and memories of various symposiasts over the years.  The interviews can be found below.


Andrew Dalby – download  Audio / Transcript

Aylin Öney Tan download Audio / Transcript

Claudia Roden – download AudioTranscript

Harlan Walker – download Audio / Transcript

Harold McGee – download Transcript

Malcolm Thick – download Audio

Paul Levy – download Audio

Peter Hertzmann – download AudioTranscript

Theodore Zeldin – download Audio / Transcript


Audio – Food & Material Culture

These recordings have been made possible through the generous financial support of the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts and the volunteer labor of anonymous symposiasts.