Prue Leith

Prue Leith

Founder of Leiths Group, food writer and author

http://www.prue-leith.com
Prue Leith founded the Leith's group (including Leith’s School of Food and Wine, the Michelin Star restaurant, Leith’s, and a catering company with contracts for the Orient Express Train, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, in total employing 500 people. She has been Chair of the environmental charity, Forum for the Future, the RSA, Ashridge Management College, 3E’s Enterprises (a not-for profit turning round failing schools) and the School Food Trust, tasked with the reform of school catering. She chaired Focus on Food, the Soil Association’s partner in the Food for Life initiative in schools, and has been a board member of British Rail, Safeway, Halifax, Whitbread, Woolworths, Omega and Belmond Hotels. A prolific food writer, she has also published a memoir, Relish, and five novels (with a sixth, The Food of Love, published on 17thSeptember) and is a judge on BBC’s Great British Menu.
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Q&A with Prue Leith and Peta Leith

Q&A with Prue Leith and Peta Leith

Prue Leith, a presenter of The Great British Bake Off, has partnered with her niece, Peta Leith, a professional pastry chef, to write The Vegetarian Kitchen. Kerstin Rodgers interviewed the pair over Zoom about their collaboration, how they handled lockdown, friendship with food-writing legends Mary Berry and Elizabeth David, and what life is really like in the Bake Off tent.

Prue's favorite cookbooks

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