My Skills and Expertise

• Passionate about food and the environment
• Nutrition expert, committed to encouraging eating a healthy, balanced diet
• Highly creative cook and recipe writer
• Wide range of knowledge and experience of different foods and cooking techniques from around the world
• Expert in many kitchen appliances: microwaves, freezers, steamers, slow-cookers, pressure-cookers, electric grills, electric frying pans, food processors, bread-makers, ice cream-makers
• Experience of writing and editing for international markets, including UK, US and Australia
• Proficient on Mac and PC
• Competent and efficient NCTJ trained journalist and editor: working on live files in Adobe InDesign, on PDFs with Acrobat, in Microsoft Word online, and on hard copy
• Keen eye for detail so excellent proofreading skills
• Qualified further education teacher
• Restaurant critic
• Discerning palate so ability to judge the quality of a wide range of foods

Member of The Guild of Food Writers http://www.gfw.co.uk
Member of the Institute of Health Promotion and Education
Member of The Audio Description Association