About BBC Good Food

BBC Good Food has been the home cooks’ choice for over 30 years. It’s the UK’s most popular food media brand with bbcgoodfood.com reaching over 50 million users.

BBC Good Food is proud owner of the UK’s market-leading food magazine and digital edition; the UK’s number one food website; an expanding number of live events, including the UK’s largest food event – BBC Good Food Show at the Birmingham NEC – and a hugely successful series of cookbooks. You can also turn your favourite recipes into a unique personalised cookbook, learn with us in our online masterclasses and courses and enjoy storytelling and recipes in our podcasts.

BBC Good Food

Every recipe published by BBC Good Food is thoroughly tested by the cookery team. The brand offers more than just trusted recipe content; BBC Good Food is the go-to destination for everything to do with food including family, health, drinks and reviews. Whether you’re looking for healthy recipes, how-to cook advice, kitchen gadget reviews, easy family recipes, budget meal plans and shopping lists, the latest foodie travel inspiration or the perfect recipe for dinner tonight, we’re here to help.

Find us on social media:
Instagram: @bbcgoodfood
Twitter: @bbcgoodfood

Meet the team

We’re made up of an experienced team of recipe developers, freelance chefs and food journalists. Our regular celebrity chefs contributors include The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, legendary food writer and cookery judge Mary Berry, family cooking specialist Claire Thomson, plus many more.

Keith Kendrick, Group magazines editor

Keith spent his early career writing for evening newspapers on a diverse range of lifestyle topics, as well as developing his own food blog. After working as editor of sister titles Easy Cook and the Home Cooking series, he then went on to edit BBC Good Food magazine, before eventually overseeing the whole food group. Read more about Keith

Lulu Grimes, Group managing editor

Lulu has wide experience in magazine editorial (olive magazine, Food and Travel and Sainsbury’s Magazine), worked as a food editor for Murdoch books in Sydney. She has also written for The Sydney Morning Herald, has taught food courses at City University and Leith’s School of Food and Wine and has published a number of cookbooks. Read more about Lulu

Janine Ratcliffe, Deputy magazines editor

As well as being deputy magazines editor, Janine Ratcliffe is olive magazine’s Food Director and has worked with the brand since its launch in 2003. She has developed and written thousands of olive magazine’s most popular recipes and is the host of the award-winning weekly olive magazine podcast. Read more about Janine

Cassie Best, Food director

Cassie trained as a chef at Leiths School of Food and Wine, where she won a place on an internship scheme run with BBC Good Food. In the time she has been working at Good Food she has created many recipes, with baking being her main passion. Read more about Cassie

Anna Glover, Senior food editor

Anna is a recipe writer and food stylist and has worked on food magazines for over seven years, writing recipes for magazines including Olive and Sainsbury’s magazine. She loves whipping up new creations with well-known ingredients to create easily accessible recipes that everyone can make. Read more about Anna

Barney Desmazery, Skills and shows editor

As the longest standing member of the cookery team, skills and shows editor Barney has written, developed and tested thousands of recipes for BBC Good Food. He started his career as a chef and during his time at Good Food he’s worked alongside practically every British celebrity chef of the last decade. Read more about Barney

Adam Bush, Deputy food editor

Adam has worked for olive magazine since 2016, before becoming deputy editor across both brands. He is a professionally trained chef and has worked in some of London’s most prestigious kitchens (including Fera at Claridge’s, The Jugged Hare, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms) and a sourdough bakery in hip East London. Read more about Adam

Lily Barclay, Group digital editor

Before becoming the food group digital editor, Lily previously held the roles of senior writer, family editor and editor for BBC Good Food. Lily started her career working in the Cbeebies team in 2009. She has written extensively on all areas surrounding family food and children’s health. Read more about Lily

Natalie Hardwick, Digital editor, bbcgoodfood.com

Natalie is editor on bbcgoodfood.com. She started her career as a music journalist before moving into food writing in 2011. She has written for The Guardian, Vice and New Statesman among others. Natalie has held various staff positions at BBC Good Food, including writer, features editor and, most recently, reviews and e-commerce editor. Read more about Natalie

Amanda Nicolas, Associate editor, bbcgoodfood.com

Before joining the team Amanda worked as a journalist for Channel 4, UKTV Food, delicious. magazine, and the Guild of Fine Food. Mid-career she took a year out to complete the Leiths Food and Wine diploma. She has contributed to several cookbooks including award-winning Samarkand. Read more about Amanda

Tracey Raye, Health editor

Tracey oversees all health content across BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a master’s degree in Personalised Nutrition. She is also a member of the Royal Society of Medicine, British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. Read more about Tracey

Georgina Kiely, Digital food editor

Alongside being digital food editor, Georgina is also responsible for drinks and cocktails on bbcgoodfood.com and olive magazine.com. She studied English and Spanish at Nottingham University and went on to study a masters in magazine journalism at Nottingham Trent University. Read more about Georgina

Lucy Roxburgh, Reviews and e-commerce editor

Before joining the team as reviews and e-commerce editor, Lucy trained at Leiths and worked as a private chef and digital editor at Tesco Real Food. She works with our team of expert writers to produce on-test content. She also co-ordinates our Christmas, Easter and Summer Taste Awards plus the dedicated Wine and Spirits Awards. Read more about Lucy

Alice Johnston, Audience development executive

Prior to joining BBC Good Food as digital assistant, Alice studied Geography at the University of Cambridge, then went on to work for the National Trust and BBC Audiences Research team. She is now pursuing her interest in SEO, user research and data in the role of audience development executive. Read more about Alice

Emily Lambe, Digital writer

Emily writes articles for bbcgoodfood.com and olivemagazine.com, covering a variety of topics across food, health, family, and travel. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Rochester Institute of Technology and also studied communications at UAL London College of Fashion. Before joining BBC Good Food, she worked for Marie Claire UK and Tab Media. Read more about Emily

Maga Flores-Trevino, Junior food and reviews writer

Maga is our junior food and reviews writer. Her Mexican upbringing and love of foreign languages and cultures have shaped her taste for spicy food and good cheese. Finding her passion for food writing at university, she now writes online and in print, covering food reviews, gift guides and kitchen products. Read more about Maga

Helen Salter, Digital assistant

Before joining the BBC Good Food and olive magazine teams, Helen was a freelance journalist for titles such as Cosmopolitan and Delish, and worked on the editorial teams at delicious.com magazine, Co-op and Leiths school of Food and Wine. Helen has a Masters degree in Magazine Journalism from City University and English degree from the University of Bristol. Read more about Helen

Samuel Goldsmith, Food copy editor

Samuel Goldsmith is Good Food’s food copy editor. He has over 10 years’ experience working in the food and drink industry. After teaching food and nutrition in secondary schools, Samuel moved into food journalism. He first worked as a freelance food writer and food stylist and then in magazine editorial. Samuel is also currently Vice Chair of the Guild of Food Writers. Read more about Samuel

Emily Burg, Editorial assistant

Emily Burg is responsible for writing on a variety of topics from food, family and lifestyle as well as helping out with audience research tasks. During the lockdown, her love for cooking inspired her to start a career in food journalism. She has a bachelor’s degree in Religion and Philosophy from the University of Sheffield. Read more about Emily

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