The Kitchen Diaries (Paperback)
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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 02/04/2007
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Following the success of 'Real Food' and 'Appetite', this is the tenth book from Nigel Slater, the award-winning food writer and author of the bestselling autobiography, 'Toast'.

'The food in "The Kitchen Diaries" is simply what I eat at home. The stuff I make for myself, for friends and family, for visitors and for parties, for Sunday lunch and for snacks. These are meals I make when I stop work, or when I am having mates over or when I want to surprise, seduce or show off. This is what I cook when I'm feeling energetic, lazy, hungry or late. It is what I eat when I'm not phoning out for pizza or going for a curry. This is the food that makes up my life, both the Monday to Friday stuff and that for weekends and special occasions.'

'Much of it is what you might call fast food, because I still believe that life is too short to spend all day at the stove, but some of it is unapologetically long, slow cooking. But without exception every single recipe in this book is a doddle to cook. A walk in the park. A piece of p***.'

'Fast food, slow food, big eats, little eats, quick pasta suppers, family roasts and even Christmas lunch. It is simply my stuff, what I cook and eat, every day. Nigel's food - for you.'

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007241156
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 1160 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Nigel is a bloody genius.' Jamie Oliver

'The greatest cookery writer of them all.' Guardian

'The pick of the bunch...bubbling with ideas, suggestions, hints and personal opinions that genuinely help you to make your own mind up about how and what to cook.' The Times

'He's a genius.' Matthew Fort, Guardian

'Slater remains the reigning champion, a writer incapable of uninspiring sentences.' Daily Express

'No one writes more temptingly about food.' Independent

'My kitchen god.' Red

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“The Kitchen Diaries”

Written - you guessed it - as diaries as opposed to rigid recipes, this book is interesting and an appropriate blend of instruction and prose. Particularly excellent are Nigel's brownies (to which I added... More

Paperback edition
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“The Kitchen Diaries”

This is a perfect sunday afternoon read as Nigel Slater documents with passion and poiniency an entire years worth of meals and moments. I had a customer who loved this book so much that she attempted to cook along... More

Paperback edition
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“Love,love,love this book!!”

This is one of my all-time favourite books and I don't just mean 'cookbooks'. It is in the form of a diary and Nigel takes us through each month (almost day by day) and tells us what he cooked for... More

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