This workshop explores food, eating and taste. We’ll talk about memories of eating, how we feel about food and cooking now, and explore how food and eating can be metaphors for other things, such as care, love, pleasure, sharing and so on.


The Texts

William Carlos Williams, ‘This is Just to Say’ (1934)

Mary Ruefle, ‘Blood Soup’ (2002)

Wendy Cope, ‘The Orange’ (2008)


We also talked about Seamus Heaney’s poem ‘Blackberry Picking’ (1966)