Vintage to release 20th anniversary edition of Nigella's 'iconic' first book

Vintage to release 20th anniversary edition of Nigella's 'iconic' first book

Vintage is releasing a 20th anniversary edition of Nigella Lawson’s first book, How to Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food, with an introduction from Jeanette Winterson. 

Two decades on from its original publication in autumn 1998, the Vintage Classics anniversary edition of the "versatile culinary bible" is described "as relevant today as it was back in the late 90s" and will publish as a £14.99 paperback on 4th October 2018.

The goal of the new edition is to celebrate Lawson's "wonderful, distinctive writing". It comes in a "handy, eminently readable" paperback format to complement the hardcover "kitchen-friendly" edition. 

The book caters for home cooks with busy lives and has recipes suitable for a multitude of occassions, according to Vintage, whether a last-minute supper with friends, a luxurious weekend lunch, a store-cupboard meal for one, or an attempt to tempt a fussy toddler.

A spokesperson for Vintage added: "Lawson has a gift for finding the right word to spark the reader’s imagination, evoking the taste of the ingredients, the simple, sensual pleasures of the practical process, the deep reward of the finished dish. Passionate, trenchant, convivial and wise, Nigella’s prose demands to be savoured, and ensures that the joy and value of How to Eat will endure for decades to come."