A Weekend Cooking with Anna – Book Review of Anna Haugh’s debut cookbook by Women in the Food Industry Ambassador Antonia Lloyd

Ambassador of Women In the Food Industry and Writer, Antonia Lloyd, spends a weekend cooking from Anna Haugh’s newly released cookbook – Cooking with Anna: : Modern Home Cooking with Irish Heart. Anna has created a wonderful debut cookbook that will expand any family cook’s repertoire with a light touch.

Saturday, 18th May 2024

A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen : Panel Event & Book Signing – Tuesday 11th June 2024

Women in the Food Industry are hosting an event centred around the launch of Sally Abé’s debut memoir – A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen – a chef’s dispactches from behind the pass. Sally’s book is about her journey of becoming an award-winning chef in the brutal world of restaurant kitchens. It is also a stirring manifesto which shows how we can change them for the better. Meet an inspiring panel of women who are working to bring hope for the culinary landscape’s future.

Tuesday, 11th June 2024

Halifax HQ
First Floor
118-132 New Oxford Street
London, WC1A 1HL

Plant Feasts by Frankie Paz – Book Review by Women in the Food Industry Ambassador Antonia Lloyd

Plant Feasts – Frankie Paz’s debut cookbook (published by Nourish Books / Watkins 9th April 2024) is reviewed by Ambassador of Women In the Food Industry and TV Producer, Antonia Lloyd, who talks candidly with Frankie about her overcoming drug addiction and then appearing on Jamie Oliver’s Cookbook Challenge for Channel 4.

Wednesday, 10th April 2024

Easy Wins by Anna Jones – Book Review by Women in the Food Industry Ambassador Antonia Lloyd

Easy Wins is the new cookbook by award-winning author Anna Jones, the preeminent voice of modern vegetarian cooking in the UK. It’s already creating a stir and has hit no 1 in The Times Bestseller list in its second week, a coup for author Anna but above all a win for us all. Ambassador of Women In the Food Industry, Antonia Lloyd, reviews Anna’s book.

Friday, 29th March 2024

Recipes for a Better Menopause by Dr Federica Amati and Jane Baxter – Interview & Book Review

Recipes for a Better Menopause is a new book from award-winning chef, Jane Baxter working together with nutrition expert Dr Federica Amati, who is head nutritionist at ZOE.  Taking scientific research and combining with super-tasty, nourishing recipes, the two women have produced a book that will help to harness the power of food to optimise your health. Our co-founder Mecca Ibrahim spoke to Jane Baxter at the tail end of 2023 before she made an appearance on Saturday Kitchen to cook a recipe from the book.

Sunday, 4th February 2024

Surplus Food Charity, Plan Zheroes : Looking for recipes for their new cookbook

Plan Zheroes are a surplus food charity connecting businesses with surplus food to nearby charities who can use it. This Autumn, Plan Zheroes will be making a new cookbook and they are inviting all who care about food-surplus to join them in this celebration. We spoke to one of their Ambassadors, Kirsten Frederickson, about the project.

Tuesday, 3rd October 2023

Modern South Asian Kitchen: Recipes and Stories Celebrating Culture and Community by Sabrina Gidda – Debut Cookbook

Our friend and long time supporter, Sabrina Gidda’s debut coookbook Modern South Asian Kitchen was published by Quadrille Books in March 2023.

In the book, we see the merging of Sabrina’s professional career in modern European kitchens unite with her Punjabi heritage, culminating in 90 unique and stunning recipes that are comforting, playful and big on flavour.  She offers snacks and small plates for entertaining, quick and light dishes for midweek meals and stunning recipes for feasting with friends – encouraging readers to not be fearful of their spice cupboards. In her words, she is “creating new traditions as well as honouring old”.

Sunday, 23rd July 2023

The Cookbook Festival 2019 – 12th – 16th September

The Cookbook Festival returns to Chiswick from 12th to 16th September 2019 as part of the Chiswick Book Festival.  The festival has a great and varied line-up of chefs; every single one with their own fascinating approach to cooking and inspirational stories to share. If you are looking for an  intimate venue where you can meet and see the authors in action cooking and talking about their food, recipes and kitchen style, then this is the event for you.

Saturday, 7th September 2019

The Business of Street Food – Tuesday 4th June 2024

Women in the Food Industry & KERB are hosting a lunchtime event about the business of street food! Over your choice of lunch at Seven Dials, discover how to start and promote your own street food stall, the pros and cons of buying a street food truck, how to set up your own food festival, the challenges and benefits of moving on from selling locally to national distribution, and learn much, much more. Men & women are welcome to this insightful panel, lunch and networking event.

Tuesday, 4th June 2024

Market Bookshop
Seven Dials Market
35 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9LX

Healthy Eating & Nutrition for the Summer – Monday 3rd June 2024

Women in the Food Industry are hosting an event that’s all about healthy eating in preparation for the summer! This isn’t about getting “beach body ready” but how to maintain a healthy approach to our diets and eat well throughout the year. The discussion will feature esteemed nutritionists, chefs, and cookbook authors who bring a wealth of expertise from diverse culinary backgrounds, dietary philosophies, and cultural perspectives.

Monday, 3rd June 2024

Halifax HQ
First Floor
118-132 New Oxford Street
London, WC1A 1HL

The Guild of Food Writers Awards 2024 Finalists Announced : A look at the women shortlisted

The Guild of Food Writers announced the shortlists for its annual Awards for 2024, one of the longest running awards in food writing and broadcasting. The shortlists highlight emerging talents from women writers including Su Scott and Felicity Souter. Also some of the industry’s best-known food writers and broadcasters, including Xanthe Clay and Bee Wilson. Our co-founder Mecca Ibrahim is a member of The Guild of Food Writers and highlights the women finalists ahead of the awards ceremony which will take place on Wednesday 12th June 2024.

Tuesday, 7th May 2024

Winners of Fortnum and Mason Food and Drink Awards 2024 – we celebrate with the women who won

The Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards are one of the most eagerly awaited dates in the culinary calendar.  Recognising excellence in food and drink writing, broadcasting and photography, for thirteen years, Fortnum and Mason are continually championing those who help others to enjoy, explore, experiment, and discover more about food and drink, through their writing, photography, and commentary.  It’s an area that women do very well in and this year was no exception.  Our co-founder Mecca Ibrahim was at The Royal Exchange for a star-studded awards ceremony on May 2nd 2024 to see the winners.

Friday, 3rd May 2024

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