[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyUvNnmFtgI[/youtube]

 Rare footage of harvesting spaghetti the old fashioned way

In this b&w clip, first broadcast on BBC Panorama on 1st April 1957, a very young Richard Dimbleby revealed the wonderful world of Swiss spaghetti production to millions of deprived and hungry post-war Brits.

Republished as a tribute to great British broadcasting for Trig’s blog “Aidan Brooks: Trainee Chef” at http://www.aidanbrooks.blogspot.com

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TO90OV1IME[/youtube]

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