Nigel Slater

About Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater is one of Britain's most highly regarded food writers, and his collection of much-loved cookery books are noted for their straight forward, earthy and appealing recipes, and personalised style of writing.

Nigel's first book Real Fast Food was published in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Andre Simon Award. He followed this with The 30 Minute Cook, shortlisted for both the Glenfiddich and Julia Child Awards; Real Good Food; Real Cooking, shortlisted for a Glenfiddich Award; Appetite, winner of the Andre Simon Award for Cookbook of the Year; and his most recent work The Kitchen Diaries.

In 1998, Nigel filmed his first TV series for Channel 4, Real Food. This was awarded the 1999 Glenfiddich Award for Best Visual Work.

Nigel also writes an award-winning weekly column in The Observer. Other accolades include: Cookery Writer of the Year Award, Media Personality of the Year, and the Glenfiddich Trophy. His autobiography, Toast- the story of a boy's hunger won 6 major awards including the British Biography of the Year, Observer Food Monthly Book of the Year, Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year, and the Andre Simon Award 2004.