About Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater is the author of nearly a dozen books, including Tender, a New York Times notable cookbook of 2011. His autobiography, Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger, won six major awards, including British Biography of the Year, and was made into a film. He lives in London, where he's written a column for The Observer for more than 20 years.

A Salad of Summer Leaves, Prosciutto, and Cherries

Just whisk, chop, toss, and behold! A simple, stunning, sumptuous, summery weeknight winner of a repast.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4

Warm Chicken with Green Beans and Chard

Veggies from the garden or greenmarket are cooked ever so gently, then tossed with a mild vinaigrette and gilded with chicken. Summer at its simplest.

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  • 25 M
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Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Meet the Queen of Tarts, with a throne of crushed cookies, a cloak of ever-so-slightly sweetened mascarpone, and a tiara of sliced strawberries.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 6
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