Nigel Slater

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Easy paella

I’m a bit of TV addict, and now, for obvious reasons, I have too much time to watch it. I have to force myself to get a bit of structure into the(...)

If you haven't already made it, now's the time to try Keelan Higgs' Michelin-starred spaghetti Alfredo, made with five everyday ingredients.

Food is essential fuel for survival. But in troubled times it can be more than that. It can give us comfort, allow us to experience the joy of sharing(...)

‘Lunch, though, is where I really faltered.’ Photograph: iStock

Veganism is a cod. That’s what I’ve been saying to anyone who’s asked me how my first week is going. I’ve been whispering it to myself as I rock back (...)

Something fishy: I didn’t think it was humanly possible to eat so much chowder, fish pie, grilled salmon and prawn curry in just two weeks. Photograph: iStock

I have finished my two weeks of pescatarianism and if I never saw a finny feed for the rest of my days I’d be content. January is Health Mo(...)

I’ve been very slow to make any dietary changes, largely because of the detrimental impact a contracting meat and dairy industry would have on rural Ireland.

I was reared on meat and not just in a dietary sense but economically too. My Dad is an engineer at a meat processing plant, my Mum used to work in H(...)

A Christmas cauliflower

December for me is all about spices. In the Tannery kitchen you could tell Christmas is approaching even if you were blindfolded. The air is heady wit(...)

Nigel Slater’s Cheddar, cider, mustard. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin

Peel and roughly chop the onions. Warm the butter and oil in a deep saucepan over a moderate heat, then add the onions and cook till soft. Scrub and f(...)

Nigel Slater: ‘Little can compare with making someone something nice to eat.’ Photograph: Jenny Zarins/4th Estate

THE FOOD WRITER AND TV PRESENTER WROTE A BOOK ABOUT HIS TOUGH CHILDHOOD, AND HE NOW REGULARLY GOES TO SEE THE PLAY IT LED TO. IT IS HARD TO WATCH, (...)

Jay Rayner: ‘If you put “Jay Rayner” and “pompous” into Google you’ll get a lot of results,’ he says. Photograph: Levon Biss

Be warned, I am a big fan of Jay Rayner. This will definitely not be an unbiased review of his new book. In fact, I’m such a fan, it cannot really be (...)

Pear, apple and blackberry pop tarts: delicious for breakfast. 

As any parent knows, summertime can be hectic once school is out. Working freelance throws even more variables into the melting pot. Of course I want (...)

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