Nigel Slater

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Nigel Slater

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in Wolverhampton, England, The United Kingdom
April 09, 1958

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Nigel Slater is a British food writer, journalist and broadcaster. He has written a column for The Observer Magazine for seventeen years and is the principal writer for the Observer Food Monthly supplement. Prior to this, Slater was food writer for Marie Claire for five years. He also serves as art director for his books.

Although best known for uncomplicated, comfort food recipes presented in early bestselling books such as The 30-Minute Cook and Real Cooking, as well as his engaging, memoir-like columns for The Observer, Slater became known to a wider audience with the publication of Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger, a moving and award-winning autobiography focused on his love of food, his childhood, his family relationships (his mother
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Average rating: 4.03 · 11,356 ratings · 844 reviews · 30 distinct works · Similar authors
Toast
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3,589 ratings — published 2003
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Appetite
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 1,558 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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The Kitchen Diaries: A Year...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 1,591 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Tender: Volume I: A Cook an...
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 1,575 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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Real Fast Food
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 660 ratings — published 1992 — 14 editions
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Nigel Slater's Real Food
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 503 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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Eating for England: The Del...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 465 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Tender: Volume II: A Cook's...
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 2010
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Eat: The Little Book of Fas...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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Real Cooking
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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“It is impossible not to love someone who makes toast for you. ”
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“Well let's face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still give dinner parties?”
Nigel Slater

“I cannot go any further without mentioning my favourite biscuit of all time, now sadly, tragically, extinct. The oaty, crumbly, demerara notes of the long-forgotten Abbey Crunch will remain forever on my lips. I loved the biscuit as much as anything I have ever eaten, and often, in moments of solitude, I still think about its warm, buttery, sugary self.”
Nigel Slater, Eating for England: The Delights and Eccentricities of the British at the Table
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