About the Author
Carol Wilson is an expert on the history and origins of British food. She has contributed to many publications in the UK, Ireland and the USA, including The Times, The Illustrated London News, Heritage, Food and Wine, and Gastronomica. She has appeared on television promoting British food and discussing the history and usage of traditional British ingredients. She is the author of and a contributor to a number of books on cooking and the history of food, and has recently completed A Gypsy Feast: Recipes and Culinary Traditions of the Romany People ((Hippocrene Books) and Porter's English Cookery Bible: Ancient & Modern (Robson Books). Christopher Trotter is the chef of the magnificent 16th century Myres Castle Highland Hotel in Scotland, where he indulges his passion for Scottish produce, foods and cooking. Having trained at The Savoy and in a prestigious Michelin-starred restaurant in France. He has written two books, The Scottish Kitchen (Aurum Press) and Scottish Cookery (Lomond Books).