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Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater, TV cook, bestselling cookery author and food columnist for The Observer, has joined the RHS Grow Your Own campaign.

In 2008 and 2009, Nigel wrote a series in the RHS magazine, The Garden on growing fruit and veg at home. In the series, Nigel talks about what he grows in his town garden for use in his kitchen, and supplies some of his mouthwatering recipes.

His latest books include Tender, Vol I: A cook and his vegetable patch, and his latest Vol II: the cook's guide to the fruit garden.

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About Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater is a cook who writes. He has been the food columnist for The Observer for 15 years. Author of seven cookery books, an autobiography and presenter of the BBC television series A Taste of my Life, his latest book is Eating for England, a personal portrait of the British at table.

Nigel is not a chef. His cooking is understated, straightforward stuff that is easy to accomplish, without a trace of what he affectionately calls ‘cheffery’. He is not fond of fussy cooking and prefers simple suppers made with care and thought. He believes that making something good to eat for yourself or for others can lift the spirits in the way little else can.

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He has published 10 books, all in print. He is currently working on a cookery book for publication in 2009 or 2010.

  • Eating for England
  • The Kitchen Diaries
  • Toast – the story of a Boy’s Hunger
  • Thirst
  • Appetite
  • Nigel Slater’s Real Food
  • Real Cooking
  • The Thirty Minute Cook
  • Real Fast Puddings
  • Real Fast Food
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