Nigel Slater: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Nigel Slater Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Nigel Slater, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Nigel Slater you will find my Ten favorites of Nigel Slater’s quotes. 

About Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater is a British food journalist, writer, and broadcaster. Since 1997, he has contributed a column to The Observer Magazine and the Observer Food Monthly supplement. Prior to this, Slater spent five years as a food writer for Marie Claire. He also serves as the art director for his books.

He is best known for his uncomplicated, comfort food recipes, as well as his engaging, memoir-like columns in The Observer. He was made more famous with his autobiography Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger, an award-winning memoir based on his love of food, his childhood, his family relationships (his mother died of asthma when he was nine), and his sexuality.

Born: April 09, 1958, Wolverhampton, England, The United Kingdom
Genre: Cooking, Food & Wine, Nonfiction, Gardening

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“Almost anything is edible with a dab of French mustard on it.”
― Nigel Slater, The Kitchen Diaries: A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater

 “Food is, for me, for everybody, a very sexual thing and I think I realised that quite early on. I still cannot exaggerate how just putting a meal in front of somebody is really more of a buzz for me than anything. And I mean anything. Maybe that goes back to trying to please my dad, I don’t know. It’s like parenting in a way I suppose.”
― Nigel Slater

“I understood that if ever one wanted to live with someone you cooked for them and they came running. But then it is my idea of hell these days, living with someone. The idea of sharing your life with someone is just utterly ghastly. I know why people do it, but it’s never a good idea.”
― Nigel Slater, Real Cooking

 “Well let’s face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still give dinner parties?”
― Nigel Slater

 “It is the deep, salty stickiness of food that intrigues me more than any other quality.”
― Nigel Slater, The Kitchen Diaries: A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater

 “Pamper a tomato, overfeed it, overwater it and you will get a Paris Hilton of a tomato.”
― Nigel Slater, Tender: Volume I: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch

“Good kitchens are not about size; they are about ergonomics and light.”
― Nigel Slater, The Kitchen Diaries: A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater

 “I am a winter person, never happier than on a clear, frosty morning.”
― Nigel Slater, Tender: Volume II: A Cook’s Guide to the Fruit Garden

“Food has been my career, my hobby, and, it must be said, my escape.”
― Nigel Slater, Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger

“It is impossible not to love someone who makes toast for you. ”
― Nigel Slater

10 Famous Quotes by Author Nigel Slater

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Nigel Slater, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Nigel Slater.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Nigel Slater. 

One Final Bonus – Nigel Slater Quote 

“I cannot go any further without mentioning my favorite biscuit of all time, now sadly, tragically, extinct. The oaty, crumbly, demerara notes of the long-forgotten Abbey Crunch will remain forever on my lips. I loved the biscuit as much as anything I have ever eaten, and often, in moments of solitude, I still think about its warm, buttery, sugary self.”

― Nigel Slater, Eating for England: The Delights and Eccentricities of the British at the Table

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