'the book I'd really enjoy being given [for Christmas] is Simon Hopkinson's Week In Week Out. It's full of fantastic recipes from his weekly articles.' --Phil Howard, FT Weekend Magazine, December 2010
'I deeply respect how much effort [Simon Hopkinson] puts into ensuring his recipes work and how he doffs his cap to those that have inspired his path.' --Devon Life, September 2012
About the Author
Widely recognised as one of the UK s finest food writers, Simon Hopkinson attracts a large and loyal following. Following the success of his first restaurant in Dinas, near Fishguard, Simon moved to London and soon became one of the most highly acclaimed chefs in the capital. In 1995 he relinquished his post as chef at Bibendum to concentrate on writing his great passion. He has written several inspiring books and his captivating writing in The Independent received many accolades. His first book Roast Chicken and Other Stories won both the André Simon and Glenfiddich Awards. More recently, it was voted the most useful cookery book of all time in a survey of food writers, chefs and restaurateurs a measure of the huge respect Simon has from his contemporaries. His other books include Second Helpings of Roast Chicken and The Vegetarian Option, which was also published by Quadrille.