23. ilb 06. – 16.09.2023
Portrait Lizzie Collingham
© Terry Roopnaraine

Lizzie Collingham

is a British historian interested in linking the minutiae of daily life to the broad sweep of historical processes. She most recently published »The Hungry Empire« (2017) which in twenty meals tells the story of how the British Empire reshaped culinary taste. She is currently the Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge.


A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors
London, 2006
The Taste of War
World War Two and the Battle for Food
London, 2011
The Hungry Empire
How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
Bodley Head
New York, 2017