Kitchen Diaries II: A Year of Simple Cooking

Author(s): Nigel Slater

General Cookery | Nigel Slater | Memoir | Food Writing

One of Britain's best-loved food writers, author of Toast and Tender and presenter of BBC One's Simple Suppers, returns with his beautiful and inspiring companion volume to the acclaimed The Kitchen Diaries.

The Kitchen Diaries was one of the most acclaimed food books of recent times. With The Kitchen Diaries II: A Year of Simple Suppers, Nigel Slater returns to this inspiring structure - recording the food he buys, prepares, eats and shares throughout the year. With over 300 recipes, many from his hugely successful TV series, Simple Suppers, The Kitchen Diaries II is full of classic Slater ideas, from a cider loaf to start the new year, to an indulgent chicken and leek pie or a simple, fresh salad of pears and bitter leaves. 


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'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

Nigel Slater is the author of a collection of bestselling books and presenter of BBC 1's Simple Cooking. He has been food columnist for The Observer for twenty years. His books include the classics Appetite and The Kitchen Diaries and the critically acclaimed two-volume Tender. His award winning memoir Toast - the Story of a Boy's Hunger won six major awards and is now a BBC film starring Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore. His writing has won the National Book Awards, the Glenfiddich Trophy, the Andre Simon Memorial Prize and the British Biography of the Year. He was the winner of a Guild of Food Writers' Award for his BBC 1 series Simple Suppers. 

General Fields

  • : 9780007256037
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Fourth Estate Ltd
  • : 1.66
  • : April 2012
  • : 246mm X 186mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nigel Slater
  • : Hardback
  • : 1012
  • : 641.53
  • : 400
  • : illustrations