Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards

Awards 2016

We welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for 2016

The Chairman and the Trustees of the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2016 awards.

Shortlisted books 2016

    The shortlisted books for the 2016 prize in the food category are:

  • The A-Z of Eating
    by Felicity Cloake (Fig Tree)
  • Flavour: Eat What You Love
    by Ruby Tandoh (Chatto & Windus)
  • Fresh India
    by Meera Sodha (Fig Tree)
  • Gather
    by Gill Meller (Quadrille)
  • Land of Fish and Rice
    by Fuchsia Dunlop (Bloomsbury)
  • Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds
    by Yemisi Aribisala (Cassava Republic)
  • The Oxford Companion to Cheese
    edited by Catherine Donnelly (OUP)
  • Pride and Pudding
    by Regula Ysewijn (Murdoch Books)


The shortlisted books for the 2016 prize in the drink category are:
  • American Rhône
    by Patrick J Comiskey (UCP)
  • The Apple Orchard
    by Pete Brown (Particular Books)
  • Chianti Classico
    by Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino (UCP)
  • The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace
    by Tristan Stephenson (Ryland Peters & Small)
  • Volcanic Wines
    by John Szabo MS (Jacqui Small)

The winners in each category will receive 2,000 and each shortlisted author receives 200. The awards will be presented at a reception in London on 24th January 2017.

For further information contact Katie Lander on katie@andresimon.co.uk or 0780 131 0973.

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