Chef Laura Gladwin and illustrator Zoe Barker’s Feast your eyes on food (Magic Cat) became the first children’s book to be shortlisted for the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards.
An independent panel of expert judges selected finalists in 14 categories from work published or broadcast in 2021, including six categories dedicated to books.
Feast your eyes on food, a compendium that toasts the variety and abundance of over 1,000 things to eat from around the world, is shortlisted in the Food Book category. He faces that of Sophie Grigson A Curious Absence of Chickens: A Diary of Apulian Life, Food and Recipes (Headline Home) and Jessie Ware’s Omelette: food, love, chaos and other conversations (Hodder & Stoughton). They are joined on the shortlist by Dan Saladino’s Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them (Cape Jonathan).
In the Claudia Roden’s Cookbook category Med: a cookbook (Ebury Press) is shortlisted alongside Crave: Recipes classified by flavor, according to your mood and your appetite by Ed Smith (Quadrille) and Take One Fish, the new tail scale cooking and catering school by Josh Niland (Hardie Grant)
The winners will be announced May 12 during a live celebration at Fortnum & Mason co-hosted by Claudia Winkleman and Angela Hartnett.
Full book price lists:
A Curious Absence of Chickens: A Diary of Apulian Life, Food and Recipes by Sophie Grigson (Headline Home)
Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino (Jonathan Cape)
Feast your eyes on food: an encyclopedia of over 1,000 delicious things to eat by Laura Gladwin (Magic Cat)
Omelette: food, love, chaos and other conversations by Jessie Ware (Hodder & Stoughton)
Fiber for Life: Live Longer and Healthier with Nature’s Miracle Ingredient by Dr. Khosro Ezaz-Nikpay (Pavilion)
The Female Chef: Stories and recipes from 31 women redefining the UK culinary scene by Clare Finney and Liz Seabrook (Hoxton Mini Press)
Crave: Recipes classified by flavor, according to your mood and your appetite by Ed Smith (Quadrille)
Med: a cookbook by Claudia Roden (EburyPress)
Take One Fish, the new tail scale cooking and catering school by Josh Niland (Hardie Grant)
Baked to Perfect: Delicious gluten-free recipes with a dash of science by Katarina Cermelj (Bloomsbury)
Cooking with courage: sourdough cakes and pastries by Dee Rettali (Bloomsbury)
Sambal Shiok: The Malaysian Cookbook by Mandy Yin (Quadrille)
book of drinks
A Year in Beer: The Beer Lover’s Guide to the Seasons by Jonny Garrett (CAMRA Books)
Disorders brewing in the Loire: the chronicles of Braslou Biere by Tommy Barnes (Muswell Press)
Oxford’s companion for spirits and cocktails edited by David Wondlrich with Noah Rothbaum (Oxford University Press)
First book of drinks
The South American Wine Guide: The Definitive Guide to Wines in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru by Amanda Barnes & Amigos (The Wine Guide to South America)
Ja Philosophy of Whiskey by Billy Abbott (British Library Publishing)