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Audio slideshow: Eel and pie shop
F Cooke have been selling eels and pies in London's east End since 1862. Joe Cooke runs the Hoxton Street shop, and his cousin Fred owned another branch of the firm in Dalston, which has now closed.

In this audio slideshow for our series on family firms, we hear from them both about the secrets of a very traditional family business and how it fares in modern food culture.

Audio slideshow produced by Ollie Stone-Lee and Christine Jeavans. Pictures by Phil Coomes.




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