Britain's foremost food writer returns with a deliciously simple collection of over 600 ideas for satisfying meals that are quick and easy to get to the table. Eat is a beloved author's homage to those times when "we just want to eat." Pairing a fresh, compact package with the same witty prose and straightforward recipes that captivated fans of Tender, Ripe, and Notes from the Larder, Eat is devoted to simple food--done well. Whether it's a humble fig and ricotta toast or sizzling chorizo with shallots and potatoes, Nigel Slater provides endless ideas for fast food that can be prepared in under an hour and that busy parents, novice cooks, and discerning food aficionados will savor. With delightful photography throughout, this highly giftable volume is sure to be the new go-to tome for wholly enjoyable, everyday meals.
About Nigel Slater
Nigel Slater is the author of a collection of bestselling books, including the classics Real Fast Food, Appetite, and the critically acclaimed The Kitchen Diaries. He has written a much-loved column for TheObserver for eighteen years and is the presenter of the award-winning BBC series Simple Suppers. His memoir, Toast --The Story of a Boy’s Hunger, has won six major awards, including British Biography of the Year, and has been adapted into a BBC film. Ripe is the companion volume to Tender: A cook and his vegetable patch. Visit www.nigelslater.com.
“The Holy Grail of home cooking is food that is quick to make but not thoughtless or compromised. Nigel Slater’s recipes achieve this in such a skillful and satisfying manner that you may begin to wonder why you’d even bother with longer format cooking again.” —Deb Perelman, author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
“Nigel Slater is such a joyful writer. But what I love best about his books is the way he thinks about flavor, dreaming up combinations I’m eager to taste. He’s done it again: I want to make every recipe in this book.” —Ruth Reichl, author of Delicious!
“Nothing [is] ever going to come close to Eat. An instant classic.” —2013 Cookbook of the Year, The Times of London