Sybil Kapoor is one of Britain’s most respected food writers. The author of eight books, she began her career as a chef in London and New York and has since won many awards for her writing, including two prestigious Glenfiddich Awards, two Michael Smith Awards from the Guild of Food Writers and Food Writer of the Year at The Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards 2015. Her features have appeared in the Guardian, The Sunday Times, the Financial Times, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Delicious and Waitrose FoodIllustrated, amongst others. Her bestselling books include Modern British Food, Simply British and Taste: A New Way to Cook. She contributes to The Economist’s 1843 Magazine, House & Garden and the award-winning Borough Market Market Life magazine.
Sybil’s new book Sight Smell Touch Taste Sound: A new way to cook is essential reading for anyone who loves to cook. What makes a dish look alluring? Can smell (flavour) enhance the pleasure of eating? Does the texture and sound of food change our perception? She leads the reader through simplified kitchen theory and a selection of tempting recipes reveal, how we can unlock the power of our five senses to make amazing meals.