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Prue Leith: British hotels still serve filthy food

Also in her diary: Doctor difficulties, Liverpool’s grands projets, Kenneth Baker’s brainchild, further adventures with bats

28 May 2016

9:00 AM

28 May 2016

9:00 AM

Why do we assume all doctors are good? We don’t think there are no bad cooks or bad plumbers. But everyone thinks their surgeon is the best in the world. Recommended to one such, I booked an appointment. He rattled off his spiel about the pros and cons of surgery, physio or jabs for a bad shoulder, while looking at the ceiling and at his watch.

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Prue Leith is a restaurateur and the author of Leiths Cookery Bible. Her sixth novel, The Food of Love, is now in paperback.

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