Duncan Anderson is a neurologist at the Hammersmith Hospital as well as a freelance writer.
Until his death in 1985, James Beard was the nation's most acclaimed chef and food writer. The founder and director of the celebrated cooking classes in New York that still bear his name, Beard wrote several cookbooks.
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Sally Ann Berk is the author of The New York Bartender's Guide,Smoothies, Shakes & Frappes, and Farmer's Market Cooking, among others. She is the editor of Secrets of the Druids and A Reasonable Affliction: 1001 Love Poems to Read to Each Other. She lives in Northern California with her husband and son.
Rachel Boardman is a former model and qualified with honours in Naturopathy Herbal medicine and Iridology. She now has her own practice working with patients holistically, in order to support the body and immune system with bespoke supplements, herbs and nutritional plans. She is also a fully trained yoga therapist for children with learning and social difficulties working in schools around London and has taught herbal salve and formula courses at The Life Centre using easy-to-find local herbs.She has written articles for Get The Gloss, Neal's Yard Remedies, Thandie Kay blog, Stylist magazine France and Your Fitness magazine.
Max Brenner is a confectioner, businessman, and above all, a passionate lover of chocolate. He began his career as an apprentice throughout Europe, where he worked in the best kitchens alongside renowned pastry chefs.
Cherie Calbom, M.S. is a registered nutritionist. She is the author of several health and diet books .
Patricia Cornwell's first crime novel, Postmortem, was published in 1990 and became the first novel to win all the major crime awards in a single year. In 2008 Cornwell won the Galaxy British Book Awards' Books Direct Crime Thriller of the Year - the first American ever to win this award. In 2011 she was awarded the Medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.Often interviewed on US national television as a forensic consultant, Cornwell is a founder of the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine; a founding member of the National Forensic Academy; a member of the Advisory Board for the Forensic Sciences Training Program at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, NYC and a member of the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital's National Council, where she is an advocate for psychiatric research.Fox have acquired the film rights to the Scarpetta novels, featuring Angelina Jolie as Dr Kay Scarpetta. Cornwell's books are translated into thirty-six languages across more than fifty countries, and she is regarded as one of the major international bestselling authors.
Trish Deseine is originally from Ireland and has been living in France for 25 years. Since being approached by Hachette to write her first cookbook, Petits Plats entre Amis, in 2000, her unabashed love of eating and cooking, with a penchant for chocolate, has made her one of France and Ireland's best loved food writers. She has published over 15 books in English and French which have won many awards, sold hundreds of thousands of copies and been translated into many languages, and presented three RTE TV cookery series which have broadcast by BBC Lifestyle worldwide. Trish has written for ELLE France, Image Ireland, Le Fooding, Wallpaper, The Guardian and The Observer Food Monthly and contributes regularly to The Irish Times. In 2010 she was named one of French Vogue's 50 Women of the decade.
Rose Elliot is one of Britain's foremost vegetarian cookery writers; since her first book, Simply Delicious, was published in 1967, she has played a key role in transforming the image and taste of vegetarian food. She has written more than 40 books, making her one of the bestselling vegetarian authors in the English-speaking world. Rose Elliot frequently contributes to national magazines and broadcasts on radio and television. She lives in Hampshire.
Harold Feinstein's distinguished career in photography began in 1950, when Edward Steichen purchased his work for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and exhibited it frequently during his tenure there
Jill Foulston is a former commissioning editor for the Virago Modern Classics. She lives in London and Italy.
Barbara Greenman has developed and edited many cookbooks, including The American Century Cookbook by Jean Anderson, Family Circle All-Time Favorite Recipes, Family Circle Best-EverCakes and Cookies, and the America Loves... series by Linda West Eckhardt. She is also the editor of Black Dog & Leventhal's bestselling Church Suppers, Blue Ribbon Recipes, and Church Socials. She lives in New York City.
Patrick Holford is founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London. He is also director of the Food for the Brain Foundation and an honorary fellow of the British Association of Nutritional Therapy. He is one of Britain's top nutrition experts and is the author of over 25 health books.
Catherine Horwood is honorary research fellow of the Bedford Centre for the History of Women at Royal Holloway and is about to be a visiting fellow at Yale. She has won many prizes for her own gardens and was an honorary assistant organiser of the National Gardens Scheme for London.
Holly Hughes, former executive editor of Fodor's travel publications, is the author of Frommer's 500 Places for Food and Wine Lovers. She lives with her family in New York City.
Daniel Humm began his chef's training at 14 in his homeland of Switzerland. In 2003 he moved to the US where he received many awards. He has been Executive Chef of Eleven Madison Park since 2006. Will Guidara is a graduate of Cornell University and he became general manager of Eleven Madison Park in 2006.
Nicole Hunn is the author of the Gluten-Free on a Shoestring series and blog, which has been featured in the New York Times and MSN Money. Her work has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Parents magazine, Parade magazine, and Epicurious.com. She lives in Westchester County, New York. www.glutenfreeonashoestring.com
Neil Kleinberg was raised in Brooklyn and opened his first restaurant at the age of 22. He co-authored The Lundy's Cookbook and is a distinguished member of The James Beard Foundation.
DeDe Lahman is co-owner of the Clinton St. Baking Company and Community Food & Juice. She began her career as an editor and advice columnist at 17 magazine.
Adam Liaw is a cook, author and television presenter also well-known as the winner of MasterChef Australia. A former lawyer, Adam worked in the corporate world for more than a decade and is acutely aware of the challenges facing the working cook. His best-selling debut cookbook, TWO ASIAN KITCHENS and its follow-ups, ASIAN AFTER WORK in 2013 and ADAM'S BIG POT in 2014 and ADAM LIAW'S ASIAN COOKEREY SCHOOL were praised by critics and food lovers alike. His latest release, THE ZEN KITCHEN, is a beautifully designed cookbook that makes Japanese meals easy for the family cook to prepare. A regular contributor to numerous publications, including THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, FEAST magazine and the WALL STREET JOURNAL's SCENE ASIA, Adam also hosts the popular SBS television food and travel series DESTINATION FLAVOUR, DESTINATION FLAVOUR: JAPAN and DESTINATION FLAVOUR: SCANDINAVIA. He lives with his family in Sydney, Australia. For more information visit http://adamliaw.com/