Daisy Jones

Daisy Jones

Journalist

https://www.quivertreepublications.com/authors/daisy-jones/
Daisy Jones is an author and food journalist. Her book, Star Fish, won the Sunday Times Foodweekly Best Cookbook of the Year 2014. Star Fish was also Jenny Crwys-Williams's Cookbook of the Year (Radio 702). Star Fish is about SA's ten most sustainable fish. In 2015, Daisy was the first person outside the restaurant industry to be recognised by the WWF (Worldwide Wildlife Fund) with the SASSI (Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative) Trailblazer Award. Last year, Daisy co-authored Real Food Healthy Happy Children, finalist for Sunday Times Foodweekly Best Cookbook of the Year 2015. She writes restaurant reviews and columns for Winemag, The Times and Sunday Times.Daisy started her journalism career in newspapers, in 1994. She worked for many years as a hard news reporter on dailies. She has also written extensively for magazines. She is a keen home cook. Daisy's husband and two children encourage her in this.

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Daisy's favorite cookbooks

Jamie's Ministry of Food

Jamie's Ministry of Food

Jamie Oliver

I’m also a big Jamie fan. This is not his most popular book but I use it all the time for weekday meals. The recipes are delicious and easy. It’s my go-to for family curries, stews, soups and easy meat dishes.

Real Cooking

Real Cooking

Nigel Slater

Mr Slater writes about the pleasures of food and cooking in a way no-one else can. He is as self-deprecating and funny as he is enthusiastic and adventurous. He is very English -- and my favourite food writer.

Coming to ckbk soon
Lazy Days

Lazy Days

Phillippa Cheifitz

This book celebrates the food of the West Coast, a region I love. It’s the cookbook I take on family holidays.

Available on ckbk now
A Week in the Kitchen

A Week in the Kitchen

Karen Dudley

It’s a treat to have lunch at The Kitchen and I’m inspired by the recipes and visuals in this book: it’s warm, colourful, designy: a little bit hipster and very Cape Town. I particularly like the salads and dressings.

The Children's Cookery Book

The Children's Cookery Book

This was my first cookbook. I’ve made the cheese scones so many times I know the recipe by heart. It’s the only recipe I’ve been using for over 30 years.

Fish Tales

Fish Tales

Tom Kime

This book was produced by the Marine Stewardship Council. It features recipes and stories from sustainable fisheries all around the world. It’s a pioneering book with properly foodie fish recipes.

The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook

The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook

This is an extraordinary book: photos, collage, anecdotes and recipes associated with the authors’ ex-boyfriends. It’s so girlie — sentimental and irreverent at once. The recipes are mostly intense with some bad-for-you ingredients. Rather like ex-boyfriends, then