Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards

Awards 2018

We welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for 2018

The Chairman and the trustees of the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards are pleased to announce the winners for 2018 award.

Winner of the 2018 Food Award:
  • How to Eat a Peach: Menus, Stories and Places
    by Diana Henry (Mitchell Beazley)


Winner of the 2018 Drink Award:
  • The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe
    by Rajat Parr and Jordan Mackay (Ten Speed Press)


Special Commendation
  • Together: Our Community Cookbook
    by The Hubb Community Kitchen (Ebury Press)


John Avery Award
  • Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes - Through Darkness and Light
    by Caroline Eden (Quadrille Publishing)

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

This year's shortlisted authors - selected from over 150 entries - also included:
First, Catch: Study of a Spring Meal by Thom Eagle, Quadrille Publishing
Lateral Cooking by Niki Segnit, Bloomsbury Publishing
MOB Kitchen: Feed 4 or more for under 10 by Ben Lebus, Pavilion Books
Pasta, Pane, Vino: Deep Travels Through Italy's Food Culture by Matt Goulding Hardie, Grant Publishing
Pie and Mash Down the Roman Road by Melanie McGrath, Two Roads
Shetland: Cooking on the Edge of the World by James & Tom Morton, Quadrille Publishing
Red & White: An Unquenchable Thirst for Wine by Oz Clarke, Little Brown Book Group
Amber Revolution: How the World Learned to Love Orange Wine by Simon J Woolf, Morning Claret Productions
Flawless: Understanding Faults in Wine by Jamie Goode, University of California Press
Vineyards, Rocks & Soils: The Wine Lover's Guide to Geology by Alex Maltman, Oxford University Press
The Life of Tea: : A Journey to the World's Finest Teas by Michael Freeman & Timothy d'Offay, Mitchell Beazley

Awards 2018
Awards 2018
Awards 2018