Diana Henry is an award-winning food writer, journalist and broadcaster. She is the author of eleven books including ‘Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons‘, ‘Cook Simple‘, ‘Roast Figs, Sugar Snow‘, ‘Food from Plenty‘, ‘Salt, Sugar, Smoke’, ‘A Change of Appetite’, ‘A Bird in the Hand’ and ‘Simple ’. ‘How To Eat a Peach’ is her eleventh.
‘Simple ’ was named Cookery Book of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards in 2017. ‘A Bird in the Hand’ won a prestigious James Beard Award in March 2016 and ‘A Change of Appetite ’ was named Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book of the Year 2015. Diana was named Cookery Writer of the Year in both 2013 and 2015’s prestigious Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards. She has also three times been awarded ‘Cookery Journalist of the Year’ by the Guild of Food Writers.
Diana is the Sunday Telegraph’s food writer and has a column in Stella, the newspaper’s magazine. She also writes a monthly column in BBC Good Food Magazine and writes regularly for House & Garden and Red.