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Nigel Slater's Toast review - tender adaptation stirs the soul and senses

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Traverse theatre, Edinburgh
Food's nostalgic power is captured with mouth-watering success in this poignant staging of the popular memoir Food tells stories. The homemade mince pies that whisper of family Christmases, the lemon meringue pie that's as much a battlefield as a dessert, the walnut whips that taste of desire and shame. Nigel Slater's gastronomic memories, brought to the stage complete with tastes and smells, are irresistibly evocative. As Slater knows, memory sits on the tongue as much as in the mind. In Henry Filloux-Bennett's adaptation of Slater's much-loved memoir , food...
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