Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger

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Fourth Estate, 2003 - Cookery - 247 pages
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One of Britain's most well-known cooks describes his personal culinary odyssey, from dangerous encounters with his mother's weevil-seasoned cakes to being harangued by readers who think he deliberately styles Yorkshire puddings to look like a woman's private parts.

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User Review  - lukespapa - LibraryThing

After having read years ago, I re-read this book as my entry for an Edible Books contest. Though I didn't win the contest (toasted french bread topped with apple butter, crumbled blue cheese, freshly ... Read full review

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

A raw, engrossing, and sometimes uncomfortable memoir by a British chef. It covers his childhood and teenage years as though he's reliving them, recounting events with the same naivete and unconscious ... Read full review

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Nigel Slater lives in London.

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