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The whacky world of 1970s cookbooks

The whacky world of 1970s cookbooks

My latest piece for the Guardian on the whacky world of 1970s cookery books. I am tired of identikit distressed boho-chic cookbooks. They’re all the same: full-colour shots, top down, naturally lit, and faux-rustic in style. Rewind to the 1970s and 80s and there were no rules. With limited budgets and costly printing technology, cookery...
Guardian Masterclass : how to write and publish a book about food

Guardian Masterclass : how to write and publish a book about food

They say everyone has a book inside them*, and writing about food has never been more popular than it is now. More and more people are breaking into food writing from blogs, businesses, or just through the need to tell a story. Consequently I’ll be running a Guardian Masterclass on non-fiction food writing on 15...