Press and published work

I am a columnist, food and features writer (freelance) for the Bury Free Press and editions. Please click on ‘Bury Free Press Columns’ on the header menu for links to my columns and on here for my food columns. I am also a contributing editor for Locavore Magazine.

Edna Lewis’ Pound Cake Taught Me The Importance Of Using Good Ingredients for The Kitchn.

A two-part Christmas book guide for the Bury Free Press. Here and Here.

A Lockdown interview with Chef Alex Rotherham. For Bury Free Press.

A recipe for Ooey Gooey St Louis Butter Cake in The Lockdown Cookbook 

Sweet Tea and peanuts with Coke for Pit Magazine #7 

Winner of The Guild of Food WritersOnline Food Writer of the Year 2020

Finalist in The Guild of Food Writers Online Food Writer of the Year 2020

Two classic drinks of the American South published in Pit Magazine May 2020

Food trends: Velvet Magazine and Bury Free Press, Jan 2019.

In November 2018 I interviewed Nigella Lawson on stage in Cambridge as part of her ‘How to Eat’20th-anniversary tour.

Spring cookbook guide. Published in print, June 2018.


My favourite cookbooks for Christmas gifts in Bury Free Press and editions. Published Dec 2017, here.


Lecker: Feasts For the Mind and the Belly. Nov 2017

Work for Locavore Magazine; print and digital. ( Features on Stiffkey cockles; the art of Zev Robinson; Building a Food Library; Seed-Saving programmes worldwide.) #1 published Nov 2017. More info on sales and subscriptions.


Spring + Summer cookbook guide for Iliffe Media / Bury Free Press, May 2017 in print only.


‘Strictly Ed Balls’, print interview published in Bury Free Press and editions, April 7th 2017.


‘This chef knows his carrots’: a review of Tuddenham Mill published March 10th 2017 in Iliffe Media WOW 24/7 section (print)

I wrote about some of my favourite food scenes in literature for Paste Magazine, published Feb 1st 2017

Every honey tastes different, so eat it every day: my feature for Extra Crispy, published Feb 18th 2017.

Feast on the very best Christmas reads: my choice of this year’s cookbooks. Print only, Johnston Press/ Bury Free Press food column. Published 16th Dec 2016.


The Little Cookhouse at Blackthorpe Barns  in Johnston Press Live / Bury Free Press, published 9th Dec 2016.


Restaurant review: The Greyhound at Lavenham, published print only, 25th Nov 2016, Johnston Press live section.

Eating guide to Venice and the Veneto, print only, in the Live section of various Johnston Press regional newspapers, Nov 11th 2016

Review of Norfolk Table, a cookbook, published in print editions of the Bury Free Press, Ely Standard, Lynn News, Newmarket Journal and others, November 3rd 2016.

Nonna’s tortas, food column for Johnston Press // Bury Free Press, June 2016

 An interview with Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan at the start of this years Springwatch series for Johnston Press

Tricky Dicky and the King of Rock ‘n Roll: review for the Bury Free Press

Miles Ahead: review for the Bury Free Press. 

When peas are more than simple peas… Food column for Johnston Press, syndicated across Suffolk and South Norfolk.

Old hospital is a home from home: The Museum of East Anglian Life’s St Audry’s project has interesting links with Anna Hope’s new novel, The Ballroom. In The Bury Free Press 11th March 2016. Reproduced on site here, by kind permission of the Bury Free Press.


Published short story in Words & Women 3, March 2016, published by Unthank Books

Invisible Works: The ghost of Toby Gill for Black Dog Tales, Jan 2016

Highly commended runner up in the Words and Women prose writing competition for East Anglian women writers, Jan 2016

Longlisted for the Words and Women prose writing competition for East Anglian women writers. Jan 2016.

The Healenics website: copywriting and spirulina recipe design.

Nicola Miller: The Saints, Revitalised spa is flawless in Vanilla magazine, Dec 2015

Nicola Miller: Edward Hopper and Saltillo in The Salsa Collective, Dec 2015

Nicola Miller: My daughter’s spine turned rogue for Mumfidential. Nov 2015

Nicola Miller: Market Hill- fashion lovers heaven in Vanilla Magazine, Nov 2015

The Millers Tale: Cathedral Kneelers for In Suffolk March 2015

Fancy Trying Squirrel for Supper? In Norwich Spy, March 2015

Hateful talk, the freedom of speech and THAT Hopkins woman in Sunday Supplement, Ipswich Spy January 2015

Mental Health Campaigners ‘Celebrate’ One Year Anniversary in Ipswich Spy November 2014

‘My Adjustment Disorder: moving back to England from Mexico’- Commissioned piece In The Salsa Collective November 2014

County to consult over plans to close children’s centres in Suffolk – Bury Free Press July 2014

‘Self Harm, Parents & the Internet: protecting our kids’ in Anglia Counselling June 20142014

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