'An enchantingly evocative kitchen memoir... fascinating and delicious... an exhilarating work of art around his love of food.' -- Claudia Roden 'a wonderfully personal and evocative scrapbook-cum-recipe book ... serves up thoughts, touching memories and some very tempting grub' THE OBSERVER 'A gorgeously evocative food memoir and recipe book by Jake Tilson. It catalogues Jake's many experiences of food... Simply stunning.' MARIE CLAIRE 'If you enjoy the good things in life as much as good food, dipping into this book should prove satisfying.' TIME OUT 'A joy to read and to look at, heart-warming, inspirational and delightfully nostalgic.' -- Nigel Slater 'a fascinating combination of autobiography, recipes and pictures put together artistically.' OBSERVER FOOD MONTHLY 'sheer readability... Humility, a truly fascinating life and a lightness of touch keep pretentiousness at bay.' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'I have not enjoyed a recipe book so much for a long time.' -- Tom Jaine GUARDIAN 'brilliant culinary journey' -- Susie Forbes EASY LIVING 'Romantic, adventurous and visually inventive A Tale of 12 Kitchens is ... a true work of art.' COUNTRY LIVING 'A quirky, pictorial feast that's also a great read.' IRISH TIMES
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“Fascinating and the recipes are delicious. Tilson has created an exhilarating work of art around his love of food.”—Claudia Roden
“A joy to read and to look at, heart-warming, inspirational and delightfully nostalgic.”—Nigel Slater
“A romantic celebration of people and places . . . and the thrill of discovering something you hadn't known.”—Nancy Harmon Jenkins