Real Cooking

by Nigel Slater

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Original Publisher
Michael Joseph
Date of publication

Recommended by

Daisy Jones


Mr Slater writes about the pleasures of food and cooking in a way no-one else can. He is as self-deprecating and funny as he is enthusiastic and adventurous. He is very English -- and my favourite food writer.

Andi Oliver


This is the book that I go to when I just need a nudge in the right direction when I’m family cooking at home, it’s a perfect ‘ohmygodimleavinghome’ cookbook present too!!

Ken Hom


This is another real foodie book which I first read in galley form. I immediately wanted to rush into the kitchen to cook every recipe.

Bryan Hanley

Food scientist

There is too much talk of cooking being an art or a science. We are only making ourselves something to eat.

Rachel Roddy

Food writer and blogger

My favourite of his books (and I think I have all of them bar the last three), used all the time and loved.

Gill Meller


For its honesty.

Janet Floyd

Professor of American Literature & Culture