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I’m a food writer! From Essex, living in Sheffield. 

I love doughnuts, that peach from Call Me By Your Name, trash TV and ice cream. Commission me to write/talk for you about food, pop culture, art and queerness. I’m here for interviews, reporting, comment and recipe development: I have a fortnightly baking column in the Guardian’s food supplement, Feast.

Bylines for: The Guardian, Vice, Elle, Eater, Food 52, The Independent, Grazia, BBC Good Food magazine, The Observer, Suitcase magazine and The Financial Times.

Profiled in: The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Times, Jarry magazine and more.

Radio: guest on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and podcasts such as Book Shambles, Diana Henry’s At the Kitchen Table, and Dolly Alderton’s Love Stories. Presented BBC Radio 4 documentaries Food in the Frame and A Girl’s Own Story.

I also have a sporadic newsletter, The Concept of Waffles, which I started in September 2017 and has just under 7,000 subscribers.

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Press for my latest book, Eat Up! (a Sunday Times bestseller):

Interview: Woman’s Hour – BBC Radio 4
Interview: ‘I want to remind people that it’s fine to enjoy a ready meal’ – The Guardian
Review: A manifesto for freedom that targets the cult of wellness – Laurie Penny, New Statesman
Review: Ruby Ttandoh’s shame-free food manifesto is a revelation – FADER
Interview: Ruby Ttandoh wants you to fall back in love with your appetite – Munchies (Vice)

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Writing highlights:

The unhealthy truth behind ‘wellness’ – Vice
The meaning of a food memoir – The Guardian
Soup for the soul – Suitcase
How I shaved my head – Eelle
Farm to table? Try cow to cone – Food 52

 

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