I have always worked with food; after an English degree and a diploma at Leiths, I found my way into the cookery departments of women’s magazines as a recipe tester. Here, I rose through the ranks to eventually edit all the food & wine pages,and went on to win IPC’s Young Journalist of the Year Award.


After this, I launched a career as a food stylist, creating beautiful images for books, along with some recipe development and some packaging, mostly for Marks and Spencers. Longing to feed ‘real’ people again, I sought some time out doing ‘stage’ at Stevie Parle’s Dock Kitchen and also spent a month cooking for the Kings of Leon on their UK tour, until once again, I was lured back into the world of magazines when an opening came up at Waitrose Food Illustrated Magazine as Food Editor. This gave me the opportunity to write my own features, and commission and work with many renowned food writers and chefs, the likes of Diana Henry, Claudia Roden, Sophie Grigson and Ottolenghi. I left this role to dedicate myself to finishing my cookbook ‘Things on Toast’. I’m now working with ckbk their Digital Food & Content editor; the company is aiming to become the spotify of cookbooks and it is a really exiting time to be working alongside their in house team. Check out their website www.ckbk.com!