Tom Norrington-Davies was head chef for eight years at The Eagle, Britain's original and best gastropub. He now regularly writes on food for the Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times and has a monthly column for Delicious magazine. His book on traditional cooking, Just Like Mother Used to Make, was published by Cassell.
After reading Tom Norrington-Davies's Just Like Mother Used to Make, I felt compelled to try this [Bakewell Slice] with plum jam. Now I keep jars of plum jam, just in case the urge comes upon me - Nigella Lawson, FeastTom Norrington-Davies writes about food you actually want to eat - and cook. Nothing is prinked or preened: his is a friendly, cosy presence in the kitchen. - Nigella LawsonA lifestyle guide: up to the minute, realistic, young at heart and a brilliant introduction to home cooking. - GuardianHighly readable and cookable from. He has a winningly light touch and cleverly fresh ways that make readers really want to cook - Rosie Kindersley, The BooksellerPerfect for anyone who doesn't like ready meals, but lacks the time and energy to cook like Jamie Oliver ... The recipes themselves are simple and quick but, most importantly, they're appealing, meaning that cooking is a pleasure, not a chore - Heat (**** review)