Notes from a Small Kitchen Island (Hardback)Debora Robertson (author)
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From leisurely summer meals in Languedoc to balmy weeknight suppers in London, Debora Robertson’s beautiful volume is a treasure trove of kitchen stories and irresistible recipes.
Debora Robertson, home cook and renowned food writer, tells how, from the least promising of culinary starts, she learned to love cooking and transformed her cosy, kitchen into the beating heart of her home.
Through her stories and recipes, she will whisk you away to hot summers in Languedoc and balmy weeknights in London, revealing the lifechanging dishes that made her. Bound together with life- and dinner-saving lessons, Debora has written the essential kitchen companion for every home cook.
From the tastes of Debora's childhood, leek and ham hock steamed pudding, slow roast lamb with Durham salad, to the recipes she discovered on her travels, Meemaw's Texan Margarita Pie, to the food she cooks every day, from the best recipe for roast chicken to plum cake for pudding. Debora will take you by the hand and tell you everything you'll ever need to know about cooking food you'll love time and time again.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 995 g
Dimensions: 247 x 175 x 27 mm
'I want to eat every single recipe in this book - even the two for dogs!' - Nigella Lawson
'Nobody else writing about food in this country has a voice like Debora Robertson's. She is sharp, witty and warm.' - Diana Henry
'Debora's food knowledge is exceptional. Her understanding of the food world, writers, cookbooks, chefs and producers, is encyclopaedic. On top of that she's genuinely lovely!' - Tom Kerridge
'Debora Robertson is that rare thing: a food writer who combines wit and wisdom.' - Lisa Markwell, Food Editor, The Sunday Times
'Debora is the real deal - a proper home cook, writing for home cooks.' - India Knight
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