Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards

Awards 2015

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:
  • Five Quarters: Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome
    by Rachel Roddy (Saltyard Books)


Winner of the 2015 prize in the drink category:
  • Thirsty Dragon
    by Suzanne Mustacich (Henry Holt)


Special Commendation
  • First Bite
    by Bee Wilson (Fourth Estate)


John Avery Award
  • Everyday Super Food
    by Jamie Oliver (Michael Joseph)

The winners each receive £2000, while the Special Commendation and the John Avery award is worth £1500 and shortlisted authors each receive £200.

This year's shortlisted authors - selected from over 150 entries - also included Anna Jones (A Modern Way to Cook), Charlotte Pike (Fermented), Olia Hercules (Mamushka), Jordan Bourke & Rejina Pyo (Our Korean Kitchen), Richard Mayson (Madeira), Marion Nestle (Soda Politics) and Oz Clarke (The History of Wine in 100 Bottles).

The Andre Simon Awards for 2014
Gladwin Borthers, Short listed 2014
Paul Keers and Adminstrator Katie Lander