Nigel Slater is an award-winning author, journalist, and television presenter. He has been food columnist for The Observer Magazine for over twenty-five years. His collection of bestselling books includes the classics Appetite and The Kitchen Diaries and the critically acclaimed two-volume Tender. He has made cooking shows and documentaries for BBC1, BBC2, and BBC4. His memoir Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger won six major awards and is now a film and stage production. His writing has won the James Beard Award, the National Book Award, the Glenfiddich Trophy, the André Simon Memorial Prize, and the British Biography of the Year. He lives in London.