Food & Drink Awards 2016 Shortlist

Now in their fourth year, the annual Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards celebrate the best writing, publishing and broadcasting on the subjects of food and drink. There are 14 categories and an independent panel of professional judges, led by Ewan Venters, CEO of Fortnum & Mason, selects the winners from work published or broadcast during 2015.The winner in each category receives a unique trophy, an iconic Fortnum & Mason hamper and a bottle of Fortnum & Mason Vintage Champagne.

    Food Book

    • Food Book

      The Book of Pears

      by Joan Morgan (Ebury Press)

    • Food Book

      First Bite

      by Bee Wilson (4th Estate)

    • Food Book

      Swallow This

      by Joanna Blythman (4th Estate)

    Cookery Book

    • Cookery Book


      by Travis Lett (Chronicle Books)

    • Cookery Book

      Our Korean Kitchen

      by Jordan Bourke & Rejina Pyo (W&N)

    • Cookery Book

      Honey & Co: The Baking Book

      by Itamar Srulovich & Sarit Packer (Saltyard Books)

    • Cookery Book

      The Violet Bakery Cookbook

      by Claire Ptak (Square Peg)

    Drink Book

    • Drink Book

      The Book Of Tea

      Growing it, making it, drinking it, the history, recipes and lots more by Louise Cheadle & Nick Kilby (Jacqui Small LLP)

    • Drink Book

      The Spirits

      by Richard Godwin (Square Peg)

    • Drink Book

      Wine Folly

      by Madeline Puckette & Justin Hammock (Michael Joseph)

    Debut Food Book

    • Debut Food Book

      Five Quarters

      Recipes and Notes from A Kitchen in Rome by Rachel Roddy (Saltyard Books)

    • Debut Food Book


      by Olia Hercules (Mitchell Beazley)

    • Debut Food Book

      The Five O’Clock Apron

      by Claire Thomson (Ebury Press)

    Debut Drink Book

    • Debut Drink Book

      Good Things To Drink

      With Mr Lyan and Friends by Ryan Chetiyawardana (Frances Lincoln Ltd)

    • Debut Drink Book

      Rebellious Spirits

      The Illicit History of Booze in Britain by Ruth Ball (Elliott & Thompson Ltd)

    • Debut Drink Book

      Wild Cocktails From The Midnight Apothecary

      by Lottie Muir (CICO Books)

    Food Writer

    • Food Writer

      Bee Wilson

      for work in The Times Literary Supplement

    • Food Writer

      Tim Hayward

      for work in FT Weekend Magazine

    • Food Writer

      Xanthe Clay

      for work in Weekend, The Daily Telegraph

    Drink Writer

    • Drink Writer

      Daniel Tapper

      for work in The Independent and Market Life Magazine

    • Drink Writer

      Dan Keeling

      for work in Noble Rot Magazine

    • Drink Writer

      Nina Caplan

      for work in New Statesman

    Online Food Writer

    Online Drink Writer

    Cookery Writer

    • Cookery Writer

      Felicity Cloake

      for work in G2, The Guardian

    • Cookery Writer

      Itamar Srulovich & Sarit Packer

      for work in FT Weekend Magazine

    • Cookery Writer

      Rachel Roddy

      for work in Cook, The Guardian &

    Restaurant Writer

    • Restaurant Writer

      Giles Coren

      for work in The Times

    • Restaurant Writer

      Marina O’Loughlin

      for work in The Guardian Weekend Magazine

    • Restaurant Writer

      Tracey MacLeod

      for work in The Independent Magazine

    Online Restaurant Writer


    • Television

      Hugh’s War On Waste

      KEO films

    • Television

      Jamie’s Sugar Rush

      Fresh One

    Radio & Podcast

    • Radio & Podcast

      Farming Today This Week

      Week on a Dairy Farm (BBC R4)

    • Radio & Podcast

      On Your Farm

      Honey Harvest (BBC R4)

    • Radio & Podcast

      The Food Programme

      The Ark of Taste: The World's Most Endangered Foods (BBC R4)

    • Edwina de Lewandowicz

      Congratulations to the winner of the Fortnum's classic, luxury hamper worth £500.

Winners will be announced on 12 May 2016

Food & Drink awards 2016