Nigel Slater, the bestselling author of Toast, is one of the world’s most accomplished food writers. Winner of six Glenfiddich Awards for his food writing and shortlisted for the prestigious Andre Simon prize for this book, he has had an enduring effect on cooking and helped bring to prominence a new generation of British chefs, including, Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson. His down-to-earth style and infectious enthusiasm has won him a loyal following both here and in the UK, where the book has sold over a million copies.
Imagine shredded basil leaves stirred into buttery mashed potatoes and a slice of pork pan-fried with fennel, followed by a juicy sliced white peach dropped into chilled white wine. That’s Nigel Slater’s fast food!