- The Book of St John, by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver
- Penguin, ÂŁ30
You know what youâ€™re going to get when you open up The Book of St John â€“ a sermon on Fergus Hendersonâ€™s cuisine of unpretentious and unbridled flavours, laid down on gilded pages. But, just like the restaurant, its chefs and its food, that doesnâ€™t stop you being surprised, inspired and utterly enthralled throughout.
Following on from Hendersonâ€™s The Complete Nose To Tail: A Kind of British Cooking, this text marks the 25th anniversary of the world-renowned restaurantâ€™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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