My Last Supper
A brilliantly entertaining account of Jay Rayner’s life in food and his attempt to construct his perfect last supper.
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‘Hilarious, informative, enlightening, instructive … It’s the funniest book I’ve read all year’ – Chris Evans
You’re About to Die. What Would Your Final Meal Be?
This question has long troubled Jay Rayner. But why wait for death? Why not eat your ‘last meal’ now, when you can enjoy it? So, he had a simple plan: he would embark on a journey through his life in food in pursuit of the meal to end all meals. It’s a quest that takes him from necking oysters on the Louisiana shoreline to forking away the finest French pastries in Tokyo, and from his earliest memories of snails in garlic butter, through multiple pig-based banquets, to the unforgettable final meal itself. This is the story of one hungry man, in eight courses.
‘Witty, wise, and, obviously, delicious.’ Guardian
‘A raucous, joyous celebration of life.’ Irish Times
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