For fans of The World According to Clarkson by Jeremy Clarkson, Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain and Not on the Label by Felicity LawrenceHugh's River Cottage books have between them sold more than 750,000 copies to date, and his TV programmes regularly attract up to 4 million viewers Hugh's TV profile has never been higher
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is widely known as a writer, broadcaster and campaigner for his uncompromising and unsqueamish commitment to real food. His series for Channel 4 have earned him a huge popular following, while his books have collected multiple awards including, in the case of The River Cottage Cookbook and The River Cottage Meat Book, both the Glenfiddich Trophy and the Andre Simon Food Book of the Year. Hugh lives in Dorset, surrounded by animals, most of which are destined to be consumed by him and his family.
'He really is a very good writer - funny, passionate, always entertaining. And this collection does have a heartfelt and important message' Harry Ritchie, Daily Mail 'Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is quite my favourite of all the prominent food-writers and presenters. Never quite as shaggy, messy and disgusting as he first appears, his great knowledge, passion, insight, intelligence and skill are hidden under the silliest hair in Europe' Stephen Fry 'This collection of articles reveals HFW as a likeable raconteur keen on fighting causes ... He passionately tries to convince us to expand our experience of high- and low-brow cuisine (recipes provided), and to consider the ethical and health implications of our consumer choices. Yet he never forgets that to persuade he must engage, offering wit, flair and the sensory experience of food on a page' Nicki Chandris, Daily Telegraph 'Has a reputation for boldly going where few gastronauts have gone before ... he rails eloquently against the tide of junk flowing from supermarket shelves and fast-food outlets' Simon Shaw, Mail on Sunday