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The Family Dinner

Laurie David

Laurie's book on family cooking and eating is more than just a recipe book - it was a manifesto for eating together as a family unit, whatever shape that takes!


Award-winning author, producer, environmental advocate and blogger, Laurie was also the wife of comedian Larry David, which is how I knew of her when Grand Central Publishing asked me to illustrate her book. I was delighted: I love food, and cooking, and moreover EATING, so the idea of drawing dinners, sandwiches, vegetables and everything else was an ideal brief.


That 'done-is-better-than-perfect' energy comes across in the book, I think!

The illustrations were made in pen and ink with some digital colour added, and I made busy endpapers too.

You can get a copy here.

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