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, Delicious, BBC Good Food, Sainsbury's and Dorset magazine. She travels widely to report on food trends and food producers, and also specialises in investigating the facts behind the headlines of topical food and health issues.

Sue has written written fourteen cookbooks (with another in progress due for publication Spring 2019, Quadrille) on a range of topics, from Japanese and Spanish cuisine to children’s cookery and healthy eating. Her latest title, Roasting Tray Magic (Quadrille, November 2017), was hugely well received in the UK, the US and Australia.

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 her specialism in food writing and editing in 2007. 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 also judged for Delicious magazine's Best British Food Producer awards.

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. 




Sue was awarded the prestigious Fortnum & Mason Award for Online Food Writer 2016 for articles that appeared in The Telegraph and Guardian newspapers.