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GENERAL MEETING TALK – Five generations of my Anglo Indian family during the British Raj

At the GENERAL MEETING there will be a talk entitled “Five generations of my Anglo Indian family during the British Raj” by Jenny Mallin

Jenny Mallin gives a unique insight into a family who were living in India, of British ancestry, during the British Raj.

Her talks appeal to a cross section of both male and female as she talks about the Railway, Telegraph, Schools and other British institutions which her ancestors were all involved in. As well as the history and provenance of an unknown cuisine – the first fusion food of its type – Anglo Indian food, a mix of British and Asian cultures and ingredients.

Jenny has received a wide media interest to her talks and has been featured on BBC South News, interviewed by Jenni Murray on BBC’s Woman’s Hour, and has been a regular on BBC Radio Berkshire talking all about her grandmothers, their handwritten recipe manuscripts and her involvement as a cookery tutor with the WI headquarters in Denman College in Oxford.

With her success in winning the coveted cookbook author’s title of “Best in World Cookbook 2017” and media interest in The Times of India, The Lady Magazine, BBC’s Who do you think you are? Magazine, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s Magazines, Jenny manages to fascinate her audience with her large collection of family sepia photographs, personal family stories and anecdotes delivered in a lively and engaging discussion, which ensures that her grandmother’s legacy continues on.


Wednesday April 15th
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Cosham Baptist Church