A food writer and TV presenter will discuss Italian food at an event later this month.

Claudia Roden, who has featured in BBC documentaries and won the James Beard Award for Cookbook of the Year in 1997, will be at the event on April 30 at Wanstead Library, in Spratt Hall Road, from 7pm.

The 78-year-old will be discussing her book, The Food of Italy, an updated 25th anniversary edition of her cookbook, with new recipes.

Tickets cost £5, book by phoning 020 8708 7400