Having studied French at Dundee University, Scottish food writer SL then trained as a journalist. She first discovered a talent for combining cooking and writing after winning BBC’s Masterchef in 1991.
She continued writing, ending up as cookery columnist for The Sunday Times then Scotland on Sunday, also writing for a wide array of magazines and newspapers.
She’s appeared on radio and television all over the world, including Finland and Australia. She was a regular cookery presenter on STV’s The Hour and continues to do Radio work, including BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio 4.
She is author of 15 cook books, including Sue Lawrence’s Book of Baking , A Cooks Tour of Scotland, Scottish Kitchen, Scots Cooking and The Sunday Times Cookbook.
Having recently branched into Fiction, her debut novel “Fields of Blue Flax” was published in 2015 and her 2nd novel “Window on the Tay” will be published in 2016.