Nationality: British with American mother
Hood: Holloway, North London
Flatmates: Sister Mary, who’s a painter and occasionally decorator.
Mentor: My Grannie. She makes Simon Cowell look reticent.
Likes: Cooking for friends (and blog readers), reading real books printed on paper, a good joke, a bad joke, a challenge, mahogany, Eddie Izzard, music, wire-haired dachshunds, 18th century French gardens, gherkins, the word ‘flannel’.
Dislikes: Kitchen pedants, U2.
Published food writing: The Ultimate Student Cookbook, Waitrose Food Illustrated, Olive Magazine, The Times, The Guardian Word of Mouth, Off the Hoof, regular column in Sainsbury’s Magazine.
I’m really keen to get other people contributing to the blog – send me an email if you’re interested. All topics welcome.