Bio: Alastair has spent much of his life in West Sussex and the surrounding area. He fled life as a student at Southampton University and a looming career in chiropody to busk his way around Europe with his best buddy Stewart Ferris.

To avoid getting 'proper' jobs on their return they set up Summersdale Publishers Ltd. with their first book, The Buskers Guide to Europe. Ten years later, Alastair remains a director of Summersdale - now a successful independent publishing house, specialising in travel, cookery, biography and humour.

Alastair lives in West Sussex with his wife and daughter.

Books by this author
Beginner's Grub
Man About the Kitchen
Student Grub
Student Veggie Grub
Shakespearean Summer Recipes
The New York Deli Sandwich Book

The Little Book of Garlic




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Man About the Kitchen: Recipes for the Reluctant Chef
Man About the Kitchen is designed to introduce men of all ages to the kitchen and to transform them with minimal pain into competent cooks. Recipe 21: The Male Cook This is becoming more popular, but has been a rarity in the past. Ingredients: This Book A Man A Kitchen First of all, show the man where the kitchen is, and sit him in a quiet corner with a copy of this book. Leave for fifteen minutes, then explain to him that it really is his turn to do the cooking. Argue briefly, then hand him a s... more info>>
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The Bachelor's Grub Guide: Easy Cooking for Men
Containing foolproof recipes, this book is designed to introduce men of all ages to the kitchen and transform them into competent cooks.
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