Welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink book awards for 2015
The Chairman and trustees of the Andre Simon Food and Drink book awards are delighted to announce the winners for the 2015 awards.
Winner of the 2015 prize in the food category:
Winner of the 2015 prize in the drink category:
- Five Quarters: Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome
by Rachel Roddy (Saltyard Books)
- Thirsty Dragon
by Suzanne Mustacich (Henry Holt)
John Avery Award
- First Bite
by Bee Wilson (Fourth Estate)
- Everyday Super Food
by Jamie Oliver (Michael Joseph)
"Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized."
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A YEAR AT OTTER FARM
by Mark Diacono
by Wink Lorch
The John Avery award:
by Paul Keers & Charles Jennings
THE VIRTUES OF THE TABLE
by Julian Baggini
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"Interesting new voices are emerging in food publishing, with books that show flair, passion and refreshingly authentic approaches to the world of food."
Pat Llewellyn - Food Assessor 2015
"I'm so pleased. It's such an honour to receive this prestigious award but extra special following in the footsteps of Elizabeth David, Marcella Hazan, Jane Grigson, Claudia Roden and so many other incredible cookery writers."
Jamie Oliver - John Avery Award 2015
"This was such an exciting process to be part of and I really enjoyed reading the wide variety of book entries. Such was the calibre that whittling them down was daunting at times."
Mimi Avery - Drink Assessor 2015