Niki Segnit is an award-winning food writer. Her first book, The Flavour Thesaurus, won the André Simon Award for best food book, the Guild of Food Writers Award for best first book, and was shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards. It has been translated into fourteen languages. Her follow-up, Lateral Cooking, was published in the UK last year, and shortlisted for the André Simon Award. On BBC Radio 4, she has contributed to The Food Programme, The Kitchen Cabinet, Woman’s Hour and Word of Mouth, and her columns, features and reviews have appeared in The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Sunday Times and 1843 and Prospect magazines. She lives in central London with her husband and two children.