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Nigel Slaters guide to cooking his garden veg - Tender (Volume 1)

Advantages: A great read with dishes that would be worth trying at home - with vegetables from his garden
Disadvantages: Contains a number of vegetables we really don't like - asparaus, broad beans and celery to name a

Our bookshelves suggest that Nigel Slater is either god or the writer of the complete works of Shakespeare or the complete series of the Encyclopaedia Britanicca, no batter which his works have filled the bookcase and our my wife's favourite read. The on ...

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Review of Tender: v. 1: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch - Nigel Slater

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Trying to do two things but doesn't really do either.

Advantages: Covers lots of different vegetables
Disadvantages: Not enough detail about growing

Tender by Nigel Slater is trying to be two things. Firstly, a gardening manual and secondly a cook book. It is divided into different vegetables and for each there is some advice on how to grow the vegetable and a few recipes for how to cook it. I was gi ...

Thonemeister 05.08.2011 · Read full review
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Tender. Nigel Slater delights with his vegetable patch recipes.

Advantages: Very comprehensive treatement of a wide range of vegatable cookery.
Disadvantages: Not a recipe book - more a collection of writings with recipes interspersed.

We have been urged since time immemorial never to judge a book by its cover. Not so in the case of this latest offering from Nigel Slater at Fourth Estate. It is a quite beautiful book with a slip off section in the dust jacket to reveal the stylish bindi ...

haddockinthekitchen 03.03.2011 · Read full review
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Mr. Slater's Diaries

Advantages: Seasonal food at its best accompanied by beautiful photographs.
Disadvantages: None that don't sound far too picky!

One of the many problems I have with supermarkets is that they try to persuade me that any fresh fruit and vegetable I want is available all year round. I can eat fresh raspberries in January, green beans in February, leeks in June, asparagus in October ...

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Review of The Kitchen Diaries - Nigel Slater

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An excellent food diary

Advantages: Great for seasonal tips
Disadvantages: Actually a little too heavy to handle!

...** 12/4/07 - I've extended this review so please re-rate if you feel it deserves it, thanks! ** This (very large!) book takes you through a year of Nigel's cooking. I have the hardback version (paperback out this month), and it certainly looks classy ...

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