Sybil Kapoor is one of Britain's most respected food writers and she has won awards for her cookery writing, including two prestigious Glenfiddich Awards, and two Michael Smith Awards from the Guild of Food Writers. She recently won Food Writer of the Year at The Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards 2015. Her career began as a chef in London and New York. She wrote for Waitrose Food Illustrated and Taste for many years and now writes regularly for the Guardian, Financial Times Weekend magazine and House & Garden. Her bestselling books include Citrus and Spice, Simply British and Taste: A New Way to Cook.