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Book review: The Book of St John

22 November 2019 by
Book review: The Book of St John

  • The Book of St John, by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver
  • Penguin, ÂŁ30

You know what you’re going to get when you open up The Book of St John – a sermon on Fergus Henderson’s cuisine of unpretentious and unbridled flavours, laid down on gilded pages. But, just like the restaurant, its chefs and its food, that doesn’t stop you being surprised, inspired and utterly enthralled throughout.

Following on from Henderson’s The Complete Nose To Tail: A Kind of British Cooking, this text marks the 25th anniversary of the world-renowned restaurant’s beginnings, when the radical duo of Henderson and Trevor Gulliver decided to move into a scruffy site near Smithfield Market and start selling offal to a nation that was, and remains, a little squeamish about it.

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