Regula Ysewijn

Regula Ysewijn

Food photographer, writer and graphic designer

http://www.missfoodwise.com
Regula Ysewijn is a graphic designer turned food photographer. She was born and raised in Antwerp where she went to art school and taught herself to cook with the help of Jamie Oliver's Naked Chef. In her photography she likes to play with natural light and is inspired by Dutch and Flemish Renaissance paintings. She travels in Europe and Britain in particular for her photography and writing assignments. What defines her is her love for British culture and history, a passion she has nurtured since childhood. Her debut book Pride and Pudding tells the story of the British pudding with historical recipes. She is also the editor of the blog Miss Foodwise, which is dedicated to the subject of British food, food production and culture. 

Regula's collections

Behind the Cookbook: Oats in the North, Wheat From the South

Behind the Cookbook: Oats in the North, Wheat From the South

Regula Ysewijn’s childhood fascination with British culture led to her becoming a food historian and author of two of the most respected books on British baking: Pride and Pudding (2016) and Oats in the North, Wheat from the South: British Baking, Savoury and Sweet (2020). She’s also a trained chef, a graphic designer, does her own food photography – and is a judge on the Flemish version of Bake Off. Regula tells ckbk about the childhood nursery rhyme that sparked her interest in Britain, what motivates her writing, what she finds most intriguing about British baking culture.

Regula's favorite cookbooks