A Tale of 12 Kitchens,
Family Cooking
in Four Countries

2006Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Artisan Books:
Written, photographed and designed
by Jake Tilson
250 x 196mm
288 pages
ISBN 1 841 88262 3

This is a cookbook with a difference. Every aspect has been created by artist and passionate cook Jake Tilson. As author, photographer, designer, typographer and cook he has brought an entirely new vision to food, its context, the way it is grown, packaged, bought and cooked and the memories and emotions it evokes.

A Tale of 12 Kitchens is an enchantingly evocative kitchen memoir that chronicles the life and travels of an engaging, convivial, artistic family that loves food and cooking. It is fascinating and the recipes are delicious. Visually, Jake Tilson has created an exhilarating work of art around his love of food
Claudia Roden
It is a joy to read and to look at, heart- warming, inspirational...
I love it .
Nigel Slater

US edition: Artisan Books