Why are gravy stains on your shirt at the dinner table to be admired? Does bacon improve everything? And is gin really the devil’s work? In this rollicking collection of columns, the award-winning writer and restaurant critic Jay Rayner answers these vital questions and many, many more. These are glorious dispatches, seasoned with enthusiasm, salt and vinegar, from decades at the front line of eating.
A glorious book! Delicious nourishment for every cell in the body. -- Jeff Goldblum ― on MY LAST SUPPER
A raucous, joyous celebration of life, family and friendship, laced with music, butter, wine, deliberately good and bad, pig-related culinary suspense as taut as a MasterChef final, and a bittersweet, bordering on dark, aftertaste ... At once everything you’d expect and want it to be. -- Trish Deseine ― Irish Times, on MY LAST SUPPER