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Nigel Slater (1958-), Chef and cookery writer

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Food writer and journalist. Born in Wolverhampton, Slater worked in restaurants around the country from the age of sixteen including Thornbury Castle and The Miller Howe, before moving to London. He became the Food Editor for Marie Claire in 1988 and by 1993, he was writing about food for The Observer Magazine. Slater is best known for his uncomplicated recipes published in books including Nigel Slater's Real Food (1998) and Appetite (2001). His autobiography Toast (2003) became a bestseller and his most recent book The Kitchen Diaries (2005) is a personal account of seasonal cooking.

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Nigel Slater

by Richard Ansett
C-type colour print, 2004
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