GIC Kitchen

GIC Kitchen is where you’ll find all the recipes from our very own team of Italian specialists.

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Aimee Ryan

Aimee is a Brighton-based food blogger who loves making (and eating) delicious vegan food which she shares on her blog

Alan Stewart

Alan Stewart is the head chef at The Newt in Somerset.

Aldo Zilli

Chef Aldo Zilli has a collection of Italian restaurants across the world, has written over ten cookbooks and regularly appears on TV to share his vast knowledge of cooking.

Alissa Timoshkina

Alissa is a chef and food writer. Her latest book, Salt and Time, sheds light on the food of Siberia. She also hosts a supper club called KinoVino.

Amelia Singer

Amelia is a WSET Diploma-trained wine expert and the founder of events business Amelia's Wine. She has experience of working on vineyards all over the world, and appears on ITV's The Wine Show.

Amy Howlett

Amy Howlett is a mature undergraduate student reading Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University. Amy loves preparing dinner parties for family and friends, especially when it involves pushing herself with new recipes and techniques

Amy Poon

Amy is the founder of Poon's London, a Chinese bistro, deli and grocery concept which produces oils, sauces and condiments as well as wontons and other popular Chinese dishes.

Amy Gulick

Amy Gulick is a freelance writer and translator from California who lived in Tuscany for over twenty years.

Andrea Soranidis

Originally from Italy, Andrea is the food blogger behind the popular blog

Andrea Tortora

Andrea Tortora was recently awarded best Pastry in Italy from the Gambero Rosso Guide for 2017. Andrea is now head pastry chef of Chef Norbert Niederkofler’s 2 Michelin Star Restaurant St. Hubertus.

Andy Zolnierowicz

Andy Zolnierowicz from Fremont, Chicago, is a contributor to Fever-Tree’s new book, Fever-Tree: The Art of Mixing.

Angela Field

In her spare time, Angela develops recipes for her blog Patisserie Makes Perfect and indulges in her passion for photography. As the name would suggest, she has a keen interest in patisserie and strives to use the best possible ingredients and classical techniques throughout her work.

Anja Dunk

Anja Dunk is a freelance cook, food writer and artist, born in Wales to a German mother and a Welsh father.

Anjum Anand

Anjum Anand grew up in London but has also lived and studied in Geneva, Paris and Madrid.

Anna Tobias

Previously guest head chef at East London favourite P. Franco, Anna Tobias has built a career on simple but effective cookery.

Anna Jones

Anna Jones is a cook, writer and stylist, the voice of modern vegetarian cooking and the author of the bestselling A Modern Way to Eat, A Modern Way to Cook and The Modern Cook’s Year.

Anne Faber

Originally from Luxembourg, Anne is a food journalist, photographer and broadcaster. She has worked as a restaurant critic for TimeOut London and now presents her her own cookery TV show.

Antonella la Macchia

Having previously worked in tourism, Antonella la Macchia decided to turn her passion for food into her career, and is now a food blogger, personal chef and cooking teacher based in Tuscany.

Antonia Lloyd

Antonia is a BAFTA winning TV Executive who has worked with many of the UK’s top chefs over the last decade.

Antonio Carluccio

For over twenty years Antonio Carluccio was one of the leading figures of Italian cuisine.

Ariadna Boixader

Ariadna Boixader is an anthropologist with a true passion for extra virgin olive oil and olive trees. She returned to her childhood village of only 200 people in the heart of the Catalonian olive oil and wine country, in the north east of Spain, to set up a food travel agency.

Becca Pusey

Liverpool-based Becca is the writer of the food blog Amuse Your Bouche, and specialises in simple vegetarian recipes that anyone can create, regardless of their cooking ability.

Ben Tish

Ben Tish is the chef-director of The Stafford London. His latest book, Moorish, celebrates the flavours of Sicily and other parts of the Mediterranean.

Bettina Campolucci Bordi

Bettina was born with a passion for food. Brought up across several cultures by a Norwegian father and Danish-Bulgarian mother, cooking has remained a constant pleasure in Bettina’s life.

Boralia Toronto

Boralia serves modern interpretations of historic Canadian recipes, taking inspiration from recipes of the early French and British settlers, subsequent immigrant groups, and techniques and indigenous ingredients of the First Nations.

Calum Franklin

Calum is the executive chef of Holborn Dining Room and known for making the world's most mesmerising pies. He is also the author of The Pie Room.

Camilla Stoddart

Previously in-house writer and editor for Heston Blumenthal and cookery publisher at Penguin, Camilla is a freelance editor and writer who manages to combine her love of food with her love of words for a living.

Camilla Hawkins

Camilla is a half Danish, Surrey based food writer and recipe developer. She loves the culmination of art and science involved in cooking and enjoys making fabulous food, simply and cheaply.

Capital K Distillery

Capital K Distillery is Manitoba's first family owned and operated producer of craft spirits.

Caroline Morrish

Caroline is a journalist and editor who has trained at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, and has been living, breathing and writing about all things food for over fifteen years.

Casa do Frango

Casa do Frango is a London-based Portuguese restaurant specialising in authentic piri-piri chicken and dishes from the Algarve, with locations in London Bridge and Shoreditch.

Caterina Violi

Caterina is a food lover, researcher and freelance journalist from Parma. When she is not writing, she teaches Capoeira in Maremma, Tuscany.

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Chetna Makan

Chetna is a food writer and baker who appeared on the 2014 series of Great British Bake Off.

Ching He Huang

Ching is an international Emmy-nominated TV chef and cookery author who has become an ambassador of Chinese cooking around the world.

Chloë King

Writer and illustrator Chloe King is founder of the food lovers’ book club Cook the Books.

Chris Osburn

Chris is a freelance writer and photographer, longtime blogger and avid foodie.

Chris Mosler

Chris Mosler is a freelance writer and blogger. She writes for Great British Chefs about vegetarian food and family life.

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey is the estate head chef at the Rathfinny Estate in Sussex.

Christina Zacharia

Christina is a blogger and tour guide based in Santorini, Greece.

Claire Clark

Claire Clark is regarded as one of the top three pastry chefs in the world. Claire is now a freelance chef consultant based in London.

Clara Buckley

Clara is a primary school teacher whose initial love of food was inspired by many family meals, both traditional English food and food from afar.

Clare Gazzard

Having attended cookery courses in South Africa, Vietnam, Thailand and the Caribbean, Clare is always looking to expand her culinary know-how and improve on recent kitchen disasters.

Clare Marriage

Clare is the founder and CEO of Doves Farm, an organic and free-from food business based in Berkshire.

Clare Finney

Clare is a writer with a keen interest in anything edible and quaffable.

Claudia Annie Carone

Claudia is an Italian journalist, food writer and photographer. Her life is divided between Emilia-Romagna, where she lives with her husband, and Puglia, her native land.

Cornelius Gallagher

Following a love of food and an exciting restaurant career in New York City, chef Cornelius now oversees premium cruise brand Celebrity Cruises’ food and beverage operations.

Craig Angus

Craig Angus is a Scottish writer and musician based in Glasgow with a passion for Scottish social history and the fantastic food, art and literature the country has produced.

Cristina Sánchez and Eduard Sellabona

Cristina Sánchez and Eduard Sellabona are a couple of food lovers living in La Vall d’en Bas, northern Catalonia, who love tasting local quality products and discovering gems in the very rich Catalan restaurant scene.

Damian Jones

Damian is the head chef at Bar 44 in Penarth, Wales.

Dan Wilson

Dan Wilson is a chef and restaurateur originally from Australia.

Daniel Fletcher

Daniel Fletcher has worked as a top level Pastry Chef under such prestigious names as Jason Atherton, Gordon Ramsey and Tony Fleming. He now acts a Pastry Consultant based in London and hosts pop up bakery Sweet.

Dannii Martin

Dannii is a health and fitness blogger who creates and shares healthy alternatives to her favourite foods without sacrificing on taste.

Danny Kirwan

Danny Kirwan is an award-winning blogger, lover of music and friend of Ibiza.

Darcy Brown

Darcy Brown is head chef at Waterfront Warehouse in Halifax, Canada. The restaurant is known for showcasing the area's stunning seafood offerings.

Dave Bone

Dave Bone is the head chef at Pilgrim in Liverpool.

David and Charlotte Bailey

David and Charlotte Bailey are best known for being the award-winning vegan street food pioneers behind Wholefood Heaven. Their cookbook, The Fresh Vegan Kitchen, contains over 100 recipes from all over the world geared towards vegan, raw and gluten-free diets.

Deb Durrant

Deb combined her interests as a lifelong passionate foodie with a keen interest in a raw plant-based diet to found her blog — Deliciously Raw.

Debra Waters

Debra is a food writer and editor with an enduring love of the ever-evolving nature of cuisines.

Deena Kakaya

Deena is a food writer with work published in UK magazines such as BBC Good Food, Delicious, Cook Veg and Fork.

Dina Begum

Dina Begum a cookbook author and writer who is passionate about highlighting the recipes and food traditions of Bangladesh.

Dom Auger

Dom is the head chef of Hackney Coterie.

Doreen Joy Barber

Doreen works as the Communications and Marketing Manager for The Five Points Brewing Company in Hackney, East London, and has worked with beer in some capacity on both sides of the Atlantic for half a decade.

Doug Sanham

Doug Sanham worked as a chef for many years before joining forces with Andrew Clarke to start Pilot Light – a campaign to raise awareness of mental health issues in hospitality.

Eataly Cookbook

Eataly: Contemporary Italian Recipes, published by Phaidon, is the comprehensive cookbook on Italian food, inspired by the world's most beloved Italian food stories.

Ed Hughes

Ed Hughes is a beer sommelier at Sharp's with a wealth of experience in the beer industry. His mission is to dispel the myths of beer drinking and bring beer to the dining table alongside the finest seasonal ingredients.

Edd Kimber

Edd Kimber is a baker and food writer based in London. He is the author of The Boy Who Bakes (2011), Say it with Cake (2012), Patisserie Made Simple (2014) and One Tin Bakes (2020).

Eleanor Ford

Eleanor Ford is an award-winning author writing about food and travel.

Eliot Collins

Eliot worked as a chef partnership manager at Great British Chefs.

Elizabeth Ayling

Elizabeth is a food and lifestyle blogger and photographer based in Malta.

Ella Timney

After serving as head of content for Great British Chefs and Great Italian Chefs, in early 2019 Ella took the plunge and moved to Toulouse in pursuit of a life of cheese, pastis and cassoulet. She is now a freelance food editor, writer, and content specialist.

Elly McCausland

Elly McCausland is a food writer based in Yorkshire. She is a keen gardener and loves cooking with home-grown produce.

Emilio Giagnoni

Emilio Giagnoni represented France in the Barilla World Pasta Championships 2017 with his stunning dish, 'Octopus essence linguine'.

Emily Scott

Emily Scott is the chef at Emily Scott Food at Watergate Bay in Cornwall and the author of Sea and Shore: Recipes and Stories From a Kitchen in Cornwall.

Emli Bendixen

Emli Bendixen is a South Korean/Danish photographer based in Bristol and London.

Emma Harrison

Emma is an experienced writer specialising in food and travel.

Emma Potts

Emma authors the blog, Coconut and Berries, where she shares her kitchen adventures and creative vegan recipes.

Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald, a trained chef, founded The Bay Tree from her mother’s kitchen table.

Felicity Spector

Felicity Spector has worked in national television journalism for nearly thirty years, but has now combined her day job with an increasing interest in food writing in her spare time.

Fergus Henderson

Fergus Henderson is the legendary chef and co-founder of London restaurant St John.

Filippo Trapella

Born and raised in Bologna, Filippo is a food blogger and supper club host with a passion for traditional Italian dishes.

Fiona Beckett

Fiona Beckett is an experienced, award-winning food and wine writer who has written for many of the UK's national newspapers and consumer magazines.

Food Urchin

Danny is a food adventurer, home grower, supper club host and writer of the entertaining and quirky epicurean blog, Food Urchin.

GBC Kitchen

GBC Kitchen is where you'll find accessible, inspiring recipes with a twist, from our in-house team of recipe developers. Perfect for mid-week meals or special occasions alike, GBC Kitchen recipes will help you become a more confident cook, and impress those around you in the meantime! Don't forget to check out our brand new How to Cook guide every month, which focuses on a specific ingredient and ways to use it, alongside four brand new recipes.

Gemma Marti

Gemma was responsible for the initial research that led to the creation of Great British Chefs, and is now head of partnerships at the company. She has published two children’s books in Catalan and other books are in the pipeline.

Gemma Harrison

Gemma can usually be found in a restaurant, at a food festival or cooking at home.

Genevieve Taylor

Genevieve is a food writer, food stylist, presenter and cookbook author.

Georgina Auterac

After training at Leiths Cookery School of Food and Wine to become a professional chef Georgina has spent nearly 2 years traveling around the world from Thailand to Oman working and understanding the culinary world.

Georgina Fuggle

Georgina is a chef who's had five years, three cookery courses, one restaurant and a fiercely sharp mother to hone her culinary skills.

Giulia Scarpaleggia

Giulia is a Tuscan food blogger who has turned her passion into a job and is now a freelance food writer, developing recipes for magazines and food companies.

Goz Lee

Goz founded the successful plusixfive blog to generally dispel myths of Singapore cuisine.

Graeme Taylor

Graeme is fuelled by an intense passion for the rich and varied food and drink landscape of Scotland.

Great British Chefs

Great British Chefs is a team of passionate food lovers dedicated to bringing you the latest food stories, news and reviews.

Great Italian Chefs

Great Italian Chefs is a team of passionate food-lovers dedicated to bringing you the latest news, views and reviews from the gastronomic mecca that is Italy.

Greg Anderson

Greg is a seriously accomplished chef who after six years at Galton Blackiston's Morston Hall set out on his own with his partner Rebecca Williams to open Meadowsweet in Holt, Norfolk in 2021.

Greg Cook

Greg is a self-taught head chef who has been cooking for twenty-five years.

Hannah Melvin

Hannah has a passion for travel and loves trying new culinary delights around the world. When she's not planning her next adventure, she can be found indulging in sweet treats, discovering new music or hunting down London's best street food.

Hari Ghotra

Hari Ghotra creates delicious recipes, videos and facts that will demystify the secrets of Indian cooking so you can create, share and enjoy fabulous Indian food in your home.

Harriet Jordan

Harriet is events and partnerships manager at Great British Chefs.

Hayden Groves

Hayden has won a number of prestigious accolades in culinary competitions such as the Parade Des Chefs where he is a four time Gold medallist.

Heather Duncan

Heather blogs about life in Muscat and seeks out the best activities, restaurants and sights on offer.

Heine Johansen

Heine Johansen is a sommelier, wine and food writer based in Bergen, Norway.

Helen Jessup

Helen is a recipe developer and food blogger living in the Midlands with her husband and three children.

Helen Graves

Helen Graves is Content Editor at Great British Chefs. She's also the author of the cookbook Live Fire: Seasonal Barbecue Recipes and Stories of Live Fire Traditions, Old and New, and the editor of Pit, an independent magazine with roots in live fire cooking. She is based in South East London and loves carbs, cats, crabs and kebabs.

Helen Best-Shaw

Helen Best-Shaw is a freelance food writer & photographer who has been writing about achievable, affordable and mostly healthy food on Fuss Free Flavours since 2007.

Helen Graves

Helen is a food writer based in Peckham, South East London. She has written for The Guardian, The Times and The Evening Standard.

Henk De Villiers Ferreira

Henk is the owner of Trevisker’s Kitchen and Dining and The Halfway House Inn.

Henrietta Inman

Henrietta Inman trained as a pastry chef, working at the Lanesborough Hotel, London, among other prestigious restaurants and hotels. Now living in rural Suffolk she runs Henrietta Inman Pâtisserie alongside supplying festivals, pop ups and farmers' markets and running regular cookery classes.

Henrietta Lovell

Henrietta Lovell left a career in corporate finance to found the Rare Tea Company in 2004 and is now known around the world as the Rare Tea Lady.

Henry Russell

Henry is the resident innovation chef for Belazu at the company's Pembury Kitchen, honing superb dishes for home cooks that showcase Belazu's inspiring ingredients.

Henry Coldstream

Henry is the features editor at Great British Chefs.

Howard Middleton

Howard is a food writer and presenter from Sheffield, who first caught the public’s attention on series four of The Great British Bake Off, going on to win their affection with his quirky style and love of unusual ingredients.

Hugh Thomas

Hugh is a freelance food journalist and professional glutton. Previously, he has written for The Guardian, Time Out, Restaurant magazine, British Street Food, and inapub.

Hungry Female

Hungry Female is a Malaysian-Chinese blogger passionate about all things foodie but especially the food of her heritage, Chinese.

Iain Pennington

Iain Pennington is a head chef and owner of the award winning restaurant, The Ethicurean.

Imogen Davis

Imogen is the co-founder of the foraged and wild food-focused restaurant Native on Osea Island, Essex.

Irina Georgescu

Irina Georgescu is a Romanian-born food writer, fascinated by the flavours and textures of Romanian cuisine and passionate about sharing its secrets with the world.

Irini Tzortzoglou

Irini was the winner of MasterChef in 2019 and her book Under The Olive Tree showcases the Greek dishes she loves to cook.

Isaac Parham

Isaac Parham is a freelance food writer and editor from South London. When not browsing Borough market or watching his beloved Portsmouth FC, you'll find him travelling the country to find the nation's best food.

Ixta Belfrage

Ixta Belfrage is an award-winning cook and food writer, who spent five years working alongside Yotam Ottolenghi at his test kitchen, before releasing her first cookbook of her own Mezcla in 2022.

Izy Hossack

Izy is a student living in London, who spends her spare time blogging and photographing. She recently finished writing her first cookbook, Top With Cinnamon.

Izzy Burton

Izzy studied Classics at Glasgow University, and nearly gave up writing altogether after reading Terence, who observed that 'nothing has been said that has not been said before' over 2,000 years ago. She persevered, however, and started writing about food, combining a lifetime love of eating and tricolons.

Jack Monroe

Jack found accidental fame by blogging recipes created from handouts at their local food bank, and a £10 a week food shop.

Jacopo Mazzeo

Jacopo Mazzeo is a freelance beer writer and sommelier with a passion for gastronomy.

Jacqueline Meldrum

Jacqueline Meldrum is a food writer and recipe developer from Scotland.

James Ramsden

James Ramsden is author of four cookbooks, he has written about food and cooking for Delicious magazine, the Guardian, the Times, the London Evening Standard and many others.

Jane Peyton

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Jane Blackmore

Jane is a freelance writer, editor and blogger who also writes about living with children who have Diabetes Type1 and Hip Dysplasia.

Jane Mason

Jane Mason is a writer, baker and a social entrepreneur. In 2010 she set up Virtuous Bread to help people make, find and learn about good bread and in doing so forge the link between bread and virtue.

Jason Howard

Born in Barbados, chef Jason Howard is now based in London and specialises in modern Caribbean cuisine, combining his love of native Caribbean ingredients with his classical French training.

Jeanne Horak-Druiff

Jeanne is a South African by birth and a Londoner by choice. Her blog CookSister was named as one of the Times Online's top 50 food blogs in the world and is also a four-time winner of the Best South African Food Blog.

Jennifer Cauli

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Jennifer Earle

Jennifer Earle is a former food buyer and food developer who now works as a consultant alongside running her business, Chocolate Ecstasy Tours.

Jeremy Pang

School of Wok founder, author and TV chef Jeremy Pang comes from three generations of Chinese chefs. Being surrounded by food connoisseurs, Jeremy developed his passion for food and soon realised the importance and correlation between basic cooking skills and eating well.

Jesse Estes

Jesse Estes is a contributor to Fever-Tree’s new book, Fever-Tree: The Art of Mixing.

Joe Fox

Joe Fox is a London-based chef, specialising in modern British cuisine inspired by seasonality and the Slow Food movement.

Joey O'Hare

Joey has worked as a chef for ten years, both in London restaurants and in private homes across the UK and abroad. Joey’s latest project, Food with Time, explores ideas of sustainability within the food and farming industries, as well as the importance of a seasonal, veg-centric diet for both the environment and the individual.

John Rensten

John Rensten, is one of the country's most enthusiastic and knowledgeable urban foragers.

John Torode

John Torode is one of the UK's best loved chefs and is known to millions as the judge of BBC One's Masterchef, Celebrity Masterchef and Junior Masterchef.

John Relihan

John Relihan started his culinary career aged sixteen at the Jamie Oliver foundation, and has since become a specialist in the art of the barbecue. He is at the helm of Holy Smoke in Cork, a barbecue restaurant which focuses on low and slow cooking.

John Chantarasak

John is the co-founder cookery project and soon-to-be restaurant AngloThai.

Jonathan Biderman

Jonathan is a keen explorer of food, culture, science, technology, and design.

Joseph Fox

Joseph Fox is an award-winning documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Madrid.

Josh Barrie

Josh Barrie is a staff writer for iNews. He writes a lot about food and drink.

Josh Katz

Josh Katz is a chef specialising in live fire cooking and co-owner of Berber&Q Grill House, Berber&Q Shawarma Bar and Carmel.

Jozef Youssef

Jozef Youssef founded the collaborative gastronomic project, Kitchen Theory, to explore the multi-sensory elements of eating.

Judy Joo

Judy Joo is a French-trained, Korean-American chef, writer and restaurateur whose culinary expertise spans the globe.

Jure Tomič

Jure Tomič was born in 1981 in Brežice, and is a famous chef and sommelier in Slovenia. After studying Nutritional Science and working in a number of small restaurants, he opened Ošterija Debeluh in Brežice, part of the Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe network.

Kaltur, Newcastle

Kaltur is a Spanish food importer and restaurant in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Karen Burns-Booth

Karen Burns-Booth is a freelance food & travel writer, recipe developer and food stylist with a passion for local, seasonal ingredients.

Karyn Noble

Karyn Noble is an award-winning freelance journalist, specialising in gourmet food, drink, health and luxury travel.

Kate Doran

Kate Doran is the blogger behind 'The Little Loaf', specialising in nostalgic baking recipes.

Katherine Feddon

Katherine Feddon has over fifteen years of fine dining restaurant experience. After her success in reaching the semi-finals of Masterchef: The Professionals, she decided to branch out into the private dining sector.

Katie Ingram

Katie Ingram is the head bartender at L’Abbatoir in Vancouver, Canada and has a passion for everything bitter, mixable and alcoholic.

Katie Smith

Katie is an avid home baker, passionate about using seasonal produce and hedgerow ingredients. As part of the editorial team at Great British Chefs, she pursues her dual loves of food and writing.

Kavita Favelle

A greedy Londoner who loves to eat, Kavita Favelle is the author of food and travel blog Kavey Eats.

Kayleigh Rattle

Kayleigh Rattle is a freelance food and travel writer and member of the Guild Of Food Writers.

Ken Hom

Beloved all over the world as the gentle, smiling face of Chinese cookery, Ken Hom has graced our screens for decades and helped demystify one of the world's oldest and most complex food cultures

Keshia Sakarah

Keshia Sakarah is a second-generation West Indian and owner of Caribe', a Caribbean restaurant based at POP Brixton in London.

Kevin Hin

Kevin has been writing for the French Riviera Blog since 2005, a project he set up while running a hotel in Nice.

Kiln, Soho

Kiln is the brainchild of Ben Chapman, and is the sister restaurant to Smoking Goat. Dishes at Kiln are punchy, pungent and strong, reflecting the gutsy flavours of rural Thai cooking.

Kimberley Bourne and Melanie Weekes

Kimberley and Melanie write for the travel blog Loop Barbados and love nothing more than seeking out the hottest bars, street food stands and restaurants on the island.

Kolamba, Soho

Kolamba is a Sri Lankan restaurant in Soho, London, owned by Eroshan and Aushi Meewella.

Kris Hall

Kris Hall is the founder of The Burnt Chef Project, a non-profit business tackling mental heath issues in the hospitality industry.

Lai Kuan

Lai Kuan is a stay-at-home mum with a passion to inspire parents to cook healthy food for their children through her blog.

Lani Greenhalgh

Lani Greenhalgh is a chef, whose CV includes The Laughing Heart in Hackney.

Lara Espirito Santo

Lara was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but was raised in rural South America. Not your average child, she had a pet deer, owned a hunting rifle and spent her days in the field assisting her dad with the farm.

Laura Martin

Laura Martin is a freelance journalist who also runs the East London dining and food trend website,

Laura Porter

Laura Porter writes the London Travel site and fits in further freelance writing while sustaining an afternoon tea addiction to rival the Queen’s.

Lauren Fitchett

Lauren is a food writer at Great British Chefs. She joined the team in 2022, having previously been a food editor at regional newspapers and trade magazines. She is based in Norfolk and spends most of her time trying new recipes at home or enjoying the culinary gems of the east of England.

Laurence Hartwell

Passionate about teaching new and emerging technology by day, early mornings see ex-commercial fishing skipper Laurence blog from Newlyn on Through the Gaps.

Lerato Umah-Shaylor

Lerato is one of the strongest voices in African cuisine, known for her vibrant and wholesome food that explores the multiplicity of the rich African continent.

Leyla Kazim

A London-based food and travel photographer and writer, Leyla spent the best part of 2015 eating her way around the world.

Louise Robinson

Louise Robinson is a former fashion accessories designer turned freelance food writer, stylist and photographer now based in the Sussex countryside.

Luca Marchiori

Luca Marchiori is a food writer, recipe developer and food historian. His blog Luca’s Italy is all about discovering authentic Italian food and sharing the recipes that Italians really eat.

Luciana Squadrilli

Luciana Squadrilli is a freelance journalist and author specialising in food and travel writing.

Lucy Golding

Lucy is a south London-based former news reporter turned food and drink publicist and writer.

Lucy Timm

Lucy Timm is a self-taught chef who is currently head chef at Provençal-style restaurant Royale in East London, where she cooks simple and accessible plates of food,

Luis-Rene Orozco

Rene has a wealth of experience working for a range of prestigious bars across London including most recently The Wellington Club London.

Madeleine Shaw

Madeleine is a qualified nutritional health coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, a creative chef, vociferous blogger, fledgling presenter and self-professed yoga enthusiast.

Maggie Mo

Born in London, Maggie grew up with both eastern and western influences from her parents (originally from Hong Kong), which sparked a love of the different cultures and cuisines on offer.

Mallika Basu

Mallika is an Indian food writer and the author of two cookbooks (Masala: Indian Cooking for Modern Living and Miss Masala: Real Indian Cooking for Busy Living).

Mandy Yin

As founder and head chef of Sambal Shiok in London, Mandy Yin is at the forefront of modern Malaysian cooking.

Manjiri Chitnis

Manjiri is an Indian food blogger currently living in London.

Manuela Zangara

Manuela is an Italian native who currently resides in Australia. She is the author of Manu’s Menu, a food blog about traditional Italian cuisine that she started in 2011. Her blog is one of the top food blogs in Australia.

Marc Alvarez Safont

Marc Alvarez Safont from Pakta, Barcelona, is a contributor to Fever-Tree’s new book, Fever-Tree: The Art of Mixing.

Marco Rossi

Based across Italy, London and Copenhagen, Marco is a globetrotting sommelier and wine marketeer with a particular passion for Italian wine, particularly those from Tuscany.

Marcus Bawdon

Editor of UK BBQ Mag, barbecue blogger at CountryWoodSmoke and father of three mini barbecue critics, Marcus is a bonafide expert when it comes to barbecue.

Marisa Raniolo Wilkins

Marisa Raniolo Wilkins was born in Sicily and raised in Trieste before migrating to Australia.

Martin Malloy

Martin came to London from Glasgow and slotted into the London scene pretty easily – then again, as a graffiti-collecting whizz developer it is hardly surprising.

Martin Morales

Martin Morales is the chef, restaurateur and founder of the Michelin-Guide listed Peruvian restaurants Ceviche Soho, Andina, Ceviche Old St and the AA Rosette awarded Casita Andina in Soho.

Matt Ryle

Matt is the head chef at Maison Francois in London.

Matthew Fort

Matthew is a source of infinite wisdom in the world of food.

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is the founder and owner of Bread Ahead.

Mecca Ibrahim

Mecca worked as head of social media at Great British Chefs and joined at its launch in July 2011.

Michelle Trusselle

Masterchef: The Professionals semi-finalist Michelle Trusselle began her career cooking in classic fine dining kitchens, but has gone on to make it her mission to elevate the Caribbean food that she grew up eating. This is the focus of her supper club concept Myristica.

Mildreds Vegan Cookbook

Miles Beale

Miles is the chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association and was previously a senior civil servant at Whitehall.

MiMi Aye

British-born to Burmese parents as a 'third culture kid', MiMi Aye has always moved between two worlds, and she has spent her whole life soaking up Burmese food, language, and culture through endless trips to see family and friends in Myanmar, as well as back in the UK.

Miranda MacDonald

Miranda is a baker at The Dusty Knuckle in East London.

Miriam Nice

Miriam Nice is a food writer, blogger, photographer and author of Cooking Without a Kitchen.

Monica Shaw

Monica Shaw's mission is to enable people to feel awesome, through food, life, work and play.

Mónica R. Goya

Mónica is a freelance journalist and photographer who specialises in travel, food and environmental work.

Monika Linton

Monika Linton is the founder of Brindisa, one of the UK's best Spanish food shops.

Mukta Das

Mukta is a food anthropologist specialising in Chinese cuisine.

Naheed Hafiz

Naheed Hafiz holds a master’s degree in Environmental Law and teaches the subject as a visiting faculty. She has a passion for cooking from her school days where in she took up cooking as a subject for her hobbies class.

Nancy Anne Harbord

Specialising in vegetarian food, Nancy has cooked her way around Europe and now writes full time for publications and her blog, Delicious from Scratch.

Nargisse Benkabbou

Nargisse Benkabbou is a London-based chef and author. While growing up in Brussels, her parents filled their kitchen with the flavours of their native Morocco, instilling in Nargisse a passion for exploring her culture through food.

Nazima Pathan

Nazima is a freelance food writer.

Niamh Shields

Niamh Shields is a scientist turned food writer. Based in London and originally from Ireland, Niamh travels the world for much of the year exploring food and flavours, and develops recipes in her London kitchen to share on her award winning blog

Nicholas Searle-Donoso

Nicholas is an aspiring young cook and food writer from Sussex.

Nick Beck

Despite living in central London, Nick is a keen outdoors person who loves rustic, simple cooking.

Nick Harman

Nick Harman combines work as an advertising copywriter with writing and photographing stories around food and travel.

Nick Archer

Nick is the owner of The Shellfish Pig and Bango Kitchen in Cornwall.

Nikki Bayley

Nikki Bayley is an award-winning food, drink and travel writer based in Vancouver, B.C.

Niklas Ekstedt

Niklas, a pioneer of Nordic gastronomy and open fire cooking, has been a prominent figure in raising the profile of Scandinavian food globally.

Nina Parker

Nina Parker is a London based chef, author and director of her own catering company, NINA Food. Her latest book is Nina Capri, a collection of recipes from Italy's Amalfi coast.

Nisha Thomas

Nisha is a freelance writer, avid food blogger and wannabe food photographer.

Nud Dudhia (Breddos Tacos)

Nud’s journey began in a makeshift taco shack in a car park in Hackney, where he set up Breddos Tacos with his business partner Chris Whitney.

Oded Oren

Oded Oren is an Israeli-born chef who, having worked in a number of Tel Aviv's most renowned restaurants including the acclaimed Turkiz, moved to London and in 2018 opened his own Middle Eastern restaurant Oren.

Olia Hercules

Olia Hercules is a Ukranian chef, food writer and food stylist based in London.

Oliver Denton

Oliver cooks simple, tasty and easy-to-replicate dishes at It's not rocket salad.

Oliver Bernadet

Oliver Bernadet is head chef at Restaurant La Traite in Québec, Canada. The restaurant is known for showcasing First Nations cuisine in a fine dining setting.

Ollie Lloyd

Ollie is the founder of Great British Chefs.

Patrick McGuigan

Patrick McGuigan is a Brighton-based food journalist and cheese writer, who contributes to The Telegraph, The Financial Times and Restaurant, among others.

Pete Dreyer

Pete worked as a food writer at Great British Chefs.

Peter Coucquyt

As co-founder and chef of, Peter is in a continuous quest for exciting combinations.

Polina Baskakova

Polina Baskakova is a hospitality and communications consultant from St Petersburg.

Polly Robinson

Polly Robinson is a Suffolk-based food writer and PR.

Pollyanna Coupland

Pollyanna is a recipe developer and leads the team behind The Kitchen with Great British Chefs.

Rachel Walker

Rachel is a cook, food writer (food editor of Reader's Digest) and all-round epicurean.

Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies trained at Le Cordon Bleu, and is a London based chef, cookery teacher, food writer and founder of Rachel’s Kitchen.

Rachel Phipps

Rachel is a food writer, splitting time between the Kentish and French countrysides.

Ramael Scully

Ramael Scully is a chef whose dazzling fusion food reflects his diverse roots. Born in Malaysia to a mother of Chinese/Indian descent and an Irish Balinese father, Scully was brought up in Sydney and went on to hone his kitchen skills in some of the city’s best restaurants.

Ravneet Gill

Ravneet Gill is an author and pastry chef, and founder of Countertalk – a job service and community that promotes healthy work environments in the food industry.

Regula Ysewijn

Food photographer, graphic designer and author of Pride and Pudding (Murdoch 2016).

Ren Behan

Ren Behan is a mum of two and a lawyer turned food writer.

Restaurant Le H4C

Restaurant Le H4C in Montréal reflects the unusual union of an innovative architectural firm – Dimension 3 – and that of a talented chef, Dany Bolduc.

Restaurant Ö

Ranno Paukson and Martin Meikas, chefs and co-owners of Restaurant Ö, Tallinn, hail from the island of Saaremaa, the largest island in Estonia. On this magical isle, the locals have a slightly different dialect, with heavy usage of the letter Ö.

Rich Woods

Rich Woods (aka The Cocktail Guy) is an award-winning bartender known for his unique creations and is at the forefront of bridging the gap between the worlds of food and liquid.

Richard Turner

Chef Richard H. Turner is a man of many meaty pleasures. Classically trained by legendary chefs the Roux brothers, Pierre Koffmann and Marco Pierre White, these days he's up past his forearms in the London restaurant scene - from London's celebrated Pitt Cue Co., to Hawksmoor, Foxlow and beyond.

Richard Bertinet

Richard is a baker based in Bath, Somerset. He owns Bertinet Bakery and teaches bread-making and baking classes on a regular basis.

Rob Howell, Root

Rob Howell is the head chef at Root, a veg-centric restaurant in Bristol's Wapping Wharf.

Romy Gill

Chef Romy Gill MBE is a British/Indian chef and writer based in South-West England. She was previously the owner and head chef at Romy's Kitchen, which served dishes inspired by Punjabi and Bengali cuisine.

Rosa Mayland

Rosa is the creative force, epicurian mastermind and longtime blogger behind Rosa’s Yummy Yums.

Rosana McPhee

Brazilian food and travel blogger, living in London.

Rosie Birkett

Rosie Birkett is a food writer, food stylist and cook. As an authoritative food writer and editor she has worked with some of the world’s best chefs, built up a significant following on Twitter and appeared on Masterchef and London Live.

Rukmini Iyer

Having left a career as a lawyer to pursue her foodie passions, Rukmini went on to work at Tom Kitchin's The Kitchin in Edinburgh. She is now a food stylist, food writer and recipe developer based in London, and is the author of The Roasting Tin.

Sabrina Ghayour

A chef, food writer and cookery teacher, Sabrina Ghayour is one of the strongest voices in Middle Eastern food today.

Sally Abé

After a five-year stint in the kitchen at two Michelin-starred restaurant The Ledbury, Sally is now head chef at The Harwood Arms in London.

Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

Sami and Tara are the co-authors of Falastin.

Santiago Lastra

Santiago is the Mexican chef behind the soon-to-be-opened Kol restaurant in London. He was also a key part of Noma's famous seven-week 2017 pop-up restaurant in Tulum, Mexico.

Sarah Trivuncic

Sarah Trivuncic is the author of Bake Me I’m Yours… Sweet Bitesize Bakes and has been blogging about food, family and adventures at since 2009.

Selasi Gbormittah

Selasi first shot to fame in the 2016 series of The Great British Bake Off, where his cool as a cucumber demeanour and beautiful cakes made him an instant fan favourite.

Selin Kiazim

Selin Kiazim is Chef Director of Oklava in Old street, London, the acclaimed restaurant celebrating the chef's Turkish-Cypriot heritage.

Selina Periampillai

Selina Periampillai is a British-born Mauritian food pioneer, self-taught chef and author of The Island Kitchen.

Shehani Fernando

Shehani Fernando is a multimedia journalist and filmmaker who has worked for The Guardian, BBC, Al Jazeera and a number of independent production companies.

Shu Han Lee

Shu grew up in Singapore and continues her nation's obsession with food in London, where she writes about food that's seasonal, British, yet Singaporean at the same time.

Simon Wilder

Photographer and food blogger Simon Wilder is teaching himself to cook and eat in order to repair the damage caused by a childhood eating the inedible.

Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins is an award-winning pastry chef and consultant who has years of experience in Michelin-starred kitchens.

Sophie Thompson

Sophie Thompson is an award-winning actress and Celebrity MasterChef winner. Her new cookbook, My Family Kitchen, is a collection of fuss-free, delicious recipes relayed with her trademark humour, warmth and vivaciousness.

Steve Horrell

Steve Horrell is the executive chef at Roth Bar & Grill in Somerset.

Steven Hawkes

Steven is a young charity marketing professional working for FoodCycle, the national network of volunteer-powered community projects working to tackle food poverty and food waste in the UK.

Stuart Forster

Stuart Forster is a features writer and the blogger behind the food and travel website ‘Go Eat Do’.

Sumayya Usmani

Sumayya Usmani is a cookbook author, writer and cookery teacher who specialises in Pakistani cuisine.

Tātā Eatery

Ana Gonçalves and Zijun Meng formed Tātā Eatery after years spent working for Nuno Mendes, first at The Loft, then at Viajante and Chiltern Firehouse. After a series of residencies around London, the pair built a huge cult following thanks to their exciting blend of Asian and Mediterranean flavours and produce.

Tess Ward

Tess Ward is a freelance cook, caterer, food writer and budding TV chef.

The Quality Chop House

The Quality Chop House is a restaurant in London, specialising in modern, innovative cooking that makes the most of British produce.

The Xandwich

The Xandwich is on a mission: to find the best sandwiches in London.

The Gorgeous Kitchen

The Gorgeous Kitchen at Heathrow offers diners a gourmet start to their travels, with an innovative menu created by four acclaimed female British chefs and food writers.

The Jugged Hare

The Jugged Hare is London’s leading game restaurant.

The Silver Spoon

The Silver Spoon was first conceived and published when a select group of cooking experts were commissioned to collect hundreds of traditional Italian recipes and make them available for the first time to a wider modern audience.

Thomasina Miers

Thomasina Miers was winner of BBC MasterChef in 2005. She is a cook and food writer whose work has ranged from cheese-making and running market stalls in Ireland, cheffing with Skye Gyngell at Petersham Nurseries to co-founding the restaurant group Wahaca.

Thuy Pham, The Little Viet Kitchen

Born in Vietnam, Thuy and her family moved to London when she was eight, and now runs The Little Viet Kitchen in Islington, London.

Tim Siadatan, Trullo

Tim Siadatan adds a British twist to Italian cooking at his restaurant, Trullo.

Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson is a chef, writer, restaurateur, and MasterChef champion.

Tom Wildman

A Cordon Bleu graduate from Tante Marie Culinary Academy, Tom shares his food passions both in the kitchen and by writing about his favourite dishes.

Tom Flint

Tom Flint is a freelance food writer and critic who lives in Worthing, West Sussex.

Tom Hunt

Tom Hunt author of The Natural Cook is an eco-chef, working on projects throughout the UK to revive our cooking heritage and help reduce food waste.

Tom Shingler

Tom Shingler is the former editor of Great British Chefs.

Tom Riby

Tom worked as the producer for Great Italian Chefs.

Tom Noest

Tom Noest is the chef behind The Bell in Langford, The Little Bell in Soho Farmhouse and The Lamb Inn in Shipton.

Tom Cenci

Driven by his pure love of food and his affection for the collaborative nature of the kitchen, Tom Cenci has earned a place as one of London’s most prominent chefs and is a longtime ambassador of Irish beef championing its sustainability, high quality and exceptional taste.

Tom Westerland

Tom Westerland is the head chef at Crockers Henley.

Tomas Lidakevicius

Tomas Lidakevicius is the head chef at Turnips in Borough Market, London.

Trine Hahnemann

Trine Hahnemann is a well-known chef and food writer, specialising in Danish food and food culture.

Urvashi Roe

Urvashi finds food, baking, cooking and eating a therapeutic relief from every day work and family life.

Valentine Warner

Valentine Warner is a cook, food writer and broadcaster with a passion for seasonal produce and making the most of the British outdoors.

Valeria Necchio

Valeria Necchio is an Italian food writer and photographer with roots in the Venetian countryside.

Veruska Anconitano

Veruska Anconitano is an Italian, Dublin-based, food and travel writer and blogger.

Victoria Petersen

Victoria Petersen is a born and raised Alaskan who enjoys camping, fresh seafood, wildflowers, trains, history and all things Alaska.

Victoria Glass

Victoria is a London-based food writer and recipe developer. She was the Roald Dahl Museum’s first ever Gastronomic Writer in Residence and has written six books, including her latest, Too Good To Waste.

Vincenzo Raffone

Vincenzo is a chef with years of experience, who won the Copa Jerez competition in 2021 with sommelier Mattia Mazzi.

Will Devlin

Will is the chef and owner of The Small Holding in Kildown, Kent.

Willie Harcourt-Cooze

Willie Harcourt-Cooze is an artisan chocolate producer and owns a cacao farm in Venezuela.

Wolf in the Fog

Xa Milne

Xa Milne is co-founder of Mara Seaweed. Her love of wild edibles was cultivated while researching and writing a foraging column for the weekend Telegraph.

Yago Crego

Yago Crego is the head chef at Tapas Brindisa Battersea, specialising in Galician cuisine.

Yen Simpson

A mother of two, Yen is a freelance writer and food blogger based in Malaysia.

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is a cookery writer and chef-patron of the Ottolenghi delis and NOPI restaurant and ROVI.

Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully

Yotam Ottolenghi is a cookery writer and chef-patron of the Ottolenghi delis and NOPI restaurant. Ramael Scully moved to NOPI as head chef when the restaurant opened in 2011.

Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad

Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad are the co-authors of 2022's Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love.

Zack Hawke

Zack is the former head chef of The Mariners and now works with Sharp's matching food and beer.

Zoe Adjonyoh

Zoe Adjonyoh is a writer and cook from South-East London. Her pop-up restaurant and supper club has been making waves in the foodie scene – both in London and Berlin – and is helping to bring traditional and contemporary Ghanaian food to an audience outside of the Ghanaian community.