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Ed Smith

ED SMITH is an award-winning food and recipe writer. After leaving a career as a lawyer for a life in food, he trained as a chef, worked briefly in restaurants and pop-ups, and now cooks, consults, writes, and spends a bit too much time on social media (@rocketandsquash). His cookbooks include ‘Crave; recipes arranged by flavour to suit your mood and appetite’, which was named cookery book of the year in 2022, ‘On the Side’ and ‘The Borough Market Cookbook’. And he regularly contributes recipe columns to the likes of Waitrose Food, Waitrose Weekend, BBC Good Food magazine, Delicious and The Sunday Times Magazine.
Ed and his work have won and been shortlisted on multiple occasions for numerous awards, including Best Cookery Book, Best Cookery Writer and Best Food Writer at both The Fortnum and Mason Food and Drink Awards, and the Guild of Food Writers Awards.
His next book, ‘Good Eggs’, will be published March 2024.