Sophie Grigson was born and bred into the world of cookery, with her famous food-writer mother, Jane Grigson. Sophie quickly assimilated Jane's talent and passion for food and she published her first cookery article in 1983. Sophie is a natural at teaching cookery in an informal and friendly manner, and her first TV series in 1993, Grow Your Greens, Eat Your Greens, won the Caroline Walker Prize (Media Category). Sophie has made numerous TV series for Channel 4 and the BBC. She has also written regular food articles for newspapers and magazines, including a monthly column with Waitrose Food Illustrated, and has featured on many radio programmes. Sophie was awarded the Guild of Food Writers Cookery Journalist Award in 2001. Having published a phenomenal 21 cookery books, Sophie Grigson's name is synonymous with great food and she continues to teach, write for magazines and cook at press and local events.