Episode 35: Rosie Birkett: Cookery Writer, Food Stylist and Chef

My guest today is Rosie Birkett

Rosie is a food writer, food stylist and author. She has written 3 cookbooks and has been writing about chefs, restaurants, and food since 2008.

Rosie’s recipes and food styling have appeared on the cover of BBC Good Food Magazine  Olive Magazine, and been featured in The Telegraph, Red magazine , Grazia, In Style and Guardian Cook.

Of her brilliant book : a lot on her plate – it was said by none other than  Michel Roux Jr:

“In a culinary world full of froths, foams and smears this is a book for those that love real food. It s a breath of fresh air and a feast for the eyes, full of mouth-watering recipes to excite the palate and take you to a gastronomic heaven. “

Rosie genuinely makes delicious food and her passion is clear. I love the breadth of her food, meaning she is equally as happy with a bacon sandwich as she is with the best spaghetti vongole Venice has to offer. There’s nothing faddy about her food, it’s just honest, delicious grub. That’s not to say it doesn’t look fantastic, because it does. Rosie’s food styling is gorgeous and makes you want to five head first into everything she posts safe in the knowledge it will taste as good as it looks.

Desert Island Dish:

Fish and chips with a chip butty on the side

Luxury item: Cyril the whippet

Don’t forget to have a look at the recipe I created inspired by Rosie’s choice of Desert Island Dishes


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