Nigel Slater is the author of a collecion 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 The Observer for seventeen years. His memoir, Toast The Story of a Boys Hunger, has won six major awards, including British Biography of the Year. Visit www.nigelslater.com.
A comprehensive, deeply personal, and visually stunning guide to growing and cooking vegetables from Britains foremost food writer, with more than 400 recipes and extensive gardening notes.
In the tradition of Roast Chicken and Other Stories comes Tender, a passionate guide to savoring the best the garden has to offer. An instant classic when it was first published in the UK, Tender is a cookbook, a primer on produce, and above all, a beloved authors homage to his favorite vegetables. Slaters inspired and inspiring writing makes this a book to sit with and savor as much as one to prop open in the kitchen. The chapters explore 29 vegetables and offer enticing, comforting recipes such as Potato Cakes with Chard and Taleggio, a Tart of asparagus and Tarragon, and Grilled Lamb with Eggplant and Zaatar. With wit, enthusiasm, and a charming lack of pretension, Slater champions vegetablesthrough hands-on nurturing in the garden and straightforward preparations in the kitchenwith this truly essential book for every kitchen library.