‘This book can’t give you a six-pack in seven days or the skin of a supermodel. But I can promise that if you make even a few of these adjustments, your eating life will alter for the better in ways that you can sustain.’
This Is Not A Diet Book is a collection of calm, practical tips and ideas on healthier, happier eating from award-winning food writer Bee Wilson.
From unsweetening your palate to rethinking the lunchtime sandwich, This Is Not A Diet Book gathers together some of the wisest, most constructive advice for feeding you and your family.
Praise for First Bite:
‘Bee Wilson is the ultimate food scholar’ Yotam Ottolenghi
‘[A] call-to-arms manifesto to make eating guiltlessly pleasurable for all’ Nigella Lawson
‘If there were any justice in the world, this book should be at the top of this month's diet-book bestsellers … I agree with every word she writes' Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times
‘If any book can effect long-term weight loss, it should be this one, because it feeds the mind rather than denying the body’ The Times
‘First Bite is a brilliant read; a month after finishing it, I still think of it every time I set the table’ Observer Food Monthly
About the author
Bee Wilson is an acclaimed food writer, historian and author of four other books, including Consider the Fork, First Bite and Swindled. She writes about food and other subjects for a wide range of publications including the Guardian and the London Review of Books. She has been named BBC Radio Four's Food Writer of the Year and Fortnum & Mason Food Writer 2016. She lives in Cambridge.