About Me

img_3373I’m Hannah, and I have been a food and travel writer for over ten years. I am member of The Guild of Food Writers  and, although based in the Welsh Borders, I’m happy to travel wherever work takes me.

I am extremely passionate about all aspects of food and drink; and am always thinking on the next meal.

Over the past twenty years I have worked as a pub cook, caterer, food related project co-ordinator and in food-related PR. I have also been involved with many charity events as well as writing, recipe developing and reviewing. Having studied history and archaeology at university, I have a deeply rooted, some might say, infectious, interest in history and the history of food and drink.

As a devotee of regional foods and a supporter of the farming industry, I want to encourage people to buy locally, wherever they are in the world.

I divide my time between a Victorian Farmhouse in beautiful Monmouthshire and a mellow honey coloured stone village house in the south west of France which has been in my family since childhood.

My passion for French cookery was founded in Gascony and I am always overwhelmed by the wonderful produce on offer throughout the year in the local markets.

As a former in-house chef for British Corner Shop, the internet based overseas supermarket, I undertook recipe creation; presented, recorded and edited instructional videos; and styled recipes and products for photography.

For four years I contributed a monthly, seasonal food column to Monmouth County Life Magazine – championing the best my county had to offer. We are, after all, arguably Wales’ foodie capitol.

I have also worked with travel website Culture Trip writing articles on Welsh travel, history, food and culture.

I am South Wales Editor of The Great Food Club – helping to promote some of the wonderful food and drink businesses in South Wales.

I have written features for  Speciality Food Magazine 

As well as food styling, consultancy and home economy; I am happy to undertake any aspect of food writing especially:

British Food

Welsh Food

The History of Food and Drink

French Food (generally and in particular Gascony and the south west)

European Food (Mediterranean and Scandinavian in particular)

Allergy and Diet related content

I am happy to collaborate, undertake freelance recipe creation, writing or reviewing, and product promotion – my reviews are honest and unbiased, whatever the product source -and with travel/eating out based reviews I will always state whether I was an invited, or paying guest.

If you would like to work with me please do contact me

 

 

 

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