In assembling the recipes for this book, Lucy was drawn to research the stories behind the dishes and their ingredients. You’ll see many of the stories in the book. Isn’t it incredible that through DNA tests on Egyptian mummies we learn what the pharaohs ate over three millennia ago?
Lucy has an international reputation for her research into Baroque music especially into the viol and French music. She has published editions of Bach (Faber) and Couperin (Le Pupitre) and over 20 articles for The New Grove (Macmillan). She reviews regularly for Early Music (Macmillan). For 12 years Lucy was Head of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama where she now teaches viol.