About sue

Sue Quinn is an award-winning food writer, journalist and cookbook author. Her articles and recipes regularly appear in the UK's leading food publications including the Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the Guardian, BBC Good Food, Sainsbury's and Dorset magazine. She is also a columnist for delicious. magazine, writing investigative features on topical food and health issues.

Sue has written more than a dozen cookbooks from Japanese and Spanish cuisine through to children’s cookery and healthy eating. Her latest book Cocoa (Quadrille, 2019) has been critically acclaimed by the likes of Nigella Lawson and Diana Henry.

Roasting Tray Magic (Quadrille, November 2017)won critical acclaim in the UK, the US and Australia, and her children’s book, The Kids Only Cook Book (Quadrille, 2014) was an international best seller.

Born in Australia, Sue began her career as a news reporter, working for News Ltd International in Sydney and Canberra, before moving the UK as London correspondent. After a stint at the Guardian as a home news reporter, she went freelance, and began editing and then writing cook books.

She is a member of the Guild of Food Writers, is a regular judge for the Guild of Fine Food's Great Taste Awards, and has judged for Delicious magazine's Best British Food Producer awards. Sue also has completed accredited courses in chocolate and cheese tasting.

She lives by the sea in Dorset with her husband Adam, children Ruby and Ben, and cute hound Cookie.

Sue is interested in commissions for food and food/travel articles, recipes and recipe development. Please get in touch via email at suequinn66@gmail.com or use the contact button below. You will also  find her on Twitter and Insta @penandspoon. 




Guild of Food Writers British Produce Award in 2018

Fortnum & Mason Award for Online Food Writer 2016