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  - Cassandra2020 - LibraryThing

A lovely little book that works on many levels. Basically, Nigel Slater tells of his childhood by reminiscing about various foods that are associated with incidents in his life. As with all his ... 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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