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Little Leon: Breakfast & Brunch

Naturally Fast Recipes

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  • £6.99

One of the first four titles in the exciting new Little Leon series - created with brilliant healthy fast food chain, Leon.

One of the first four titles in the exciting new Little Leon series - created with brilliant healthy fast food chain, Leon.

A great breakfast or brunch has always been at the heart of the Leon experience and this irresistible compact collection of naturally fast recipes will make your tastebuds sing. From a Breakfasty Banana Split and a Mini Knickerbocker Glory to luxurious wheat-free Saturday Pancakes, every day will get off to a fabulously energetic Leon-style start.

Biographical Notes

Leon was founded on the twin principles that food can both taste good and do you good.

When Henry Dimbleby, John Vincent and Allegra McEvedy opened their first restaurant, on London's Carnaby Street in July 2004, their aim was to change the face of fast food. Six months after opening, Leon was named the Best New Restaurant in Great Britain at the Observer Food Monthly Awards (by a judging panel that included Rick Stein, Gordon Ramsay, Nigel Slater, Heston Blumenthal, Ruth Rogers and Jay Rayner).

There are now 43 Leon restaurants.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781840916249
  • Publication date: 01 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Conran
'Well done Leon. I am proud Brits can deliver such a brilliant retail concept as this.' Mary Portas, Daily Telegraph
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