|The twelve guests started with the hot Soufflé Suissess: this was the dish Queen Mother always asked for when she dined at Le Gavroche. In fact soufflés were a great favourite for her Sunday lunch parties along with lobster croquettes. The Soufflé Suisses contained double cream, eggs, butter and cheese: so how did the Queen Mother live to over 100?|
Polio was killing 350,000 children a year in 1985, when Rotary International began its drive to eradicate the disease. Many other children in the developing world were left permanently disabled. After a highly successful 30-year campaign, polio’s toll is now down to only 350 new cases a year.