Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger: Complete & Unabridged

 
9780007177691: Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger: Complete & Unabridged

TOAST is top food writer Nigel Slater’s eat-and-tell autobiography. Detailing all the food, recipes and cooking that have marked his passage from greedy schoolboy to great food writer, this is also a catalogue of how the British have eaten over the last three decades.

Britain’s most popular cook describes his personal culinary odyssey, from dangerous encounters with his mother’s weevil-seasoned cakes to being harangued by readers who think he deliberately styles Yorkshire puddings to look like a woman’s private parts.

Hilarious, irreverent and mouthwatering, TOAST captures thirty years of British cooking and the recipes that we have grown up with since the days when a grilled grapefruit was the last word in dinner party chic. Everyone has gorged on cake mix, endured disastrous dinner parties, and put up with the loved one who can only ever produce burnt toast. Nigel Slater is no different. Hair-raising accounts of hotels modeled on Fawlty Towers, the mystery of the disappearing condom and the seafood cocktail, and many more, take readers behind the scenes of British cuisine to reveal the unlikely origins of our foremost cook.

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Review:

• '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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His writing ...put you in mind of Nick Hornby, Martin Armis and Philip Larkin all at the same time.

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