Meet the panel

Simon Rimmer

Simon Rimmer is the chef and co-presenter of Sunday Brunch, the morning show which wakes the nation up on a Sunday with a mix of cookery, chat, current affairs and special guests.  He has presented and cooked on many TV shows, as well as publishing seven successful books.  Simon is also Chef patron of his two award-winning restaurants in Manchester; Greens and Earle.

William Sitwell

William Sitwell is an award-winning editor, broadcaster and writer. A key figure in the food world, he is editor of Waitrose Kitchen magazine as well as a food and restaurant critic. He has been named Editor of the Year in awards from both the British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME) and the Association of Publishing Agencies (APA). His first book ‘A History of Food in 100 Recipes’ was published by Collins in April 2012 to great critical acclaim.

Giles Coren

Giles Coren is a writer, critic, columnist and television presenter. For the last seven years he has been the Times’ restaurant critic and has written a weekly opinion column for them for many more years. In 2005, he was named ‘Food and Drink Writer of the Year’ at the British Press Awards.  He also presented ‘Food: Made in the UK’ in 2011, and worked with Sue Perkins in ‘Giles and Sue - The Good Life’ as well as co-presenting the first series of ‘The F-Word’ with Gordon Ramsay in 2005.

Richard Bertinet

Richard Bertinet trained as a baker from the age of 14.  His books: ‘Dough’, ‘Crust’, ‘Cook’ and ‘Pastry’ have won countless awards and are modern classics. Richard teaches sell-out classes at The Bertinet Kitchen cookery school, while his Bertinet Bakery sourdough was the Soil Association’s Product of the year for two year’s running.  Richard was named BBC Food Champion of the Year 2010.

Miranda Gore Browne

Miranda Gore Browne was a much-loved finalist on the first series of BBC2's The Great British Bake Off, where Mary Berry said that she reminded her of her younger self. Miranda thrives on putting baking at the heart of life. Her first cookbook, BISCUIT, was published by Ebury in 2012 and she is currently working on her second.

Danny Kingston

Danny Kingston is a food adventurer, enthusiastic allotmenteer, supper club host and writer of the entertaining and quirky epicurian blog ‘Food Urchin’. He also writes for - a recipe-based website that celebrates and champions the best chefs across the UK. Past credits also include writing for Delicious Magazine online and MSN Food.

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