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Patsy Stone and Chutney

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Fashion irony: Joanna Lumley, who famously played the iconic Patsy Stone on fashion send-up sitcom Absolutely Fabulousthe Patsy Stone who notoriously "hasn't eaten since 1974"—has teamed up with chutney maker Gurkha to co-create and market a chutney. According to the Guardian: "Not only has Lumley been a spicy food addict since her childhood in Kashmir, some of the profits (about 10p a jar) are being pledged to the Gurkha Welfare Trust, an organisation whose aims, as several members of the last government are painfully aware, she supports. How much she had to do with inventing or refining the product itself is less clear, but the chillies it contains are, we are assured, from the region of her birth." [Guardian]