Cooking with a Poet
, article from Slightly Foxed [UK]
Sue Gee: 'In the spring of 2001 I was through the PEN's 'News of Members', an often diverting page or two at the back of their quarterly bulletin. Amidst announcements of any number of new novels, prizes, plays and fellowships, not to mention Fay Weldon's elevation to Companion of the British Empire, lay this:
Paul Roche has the following privately printed books available: Cooking with a Poet, More Cooking with a Poet, New Tales from Aesop and Fifty Poems. 'There followed an address in Majorca. I, a hopeless cook, was alert at once. Cooking with a poet! Why should one ever with to cook with anyone else?'