Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards

Awards 2019

We welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for 2019

The Chairman and the trustees of the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for 2019 award.

Shortlisted books 2019

The shortlisted food books for 2019 are:
  • Burma: Food, Family & Conflict
    by Bridget Anderson and Stephen Anderson (Ma Khin Markets S.L.)
  • Leaf: Lettuce, Greens, Herbs, Weeds - Over 120 Recipes that Celebrate Varied, Versatile Leaves
    by Catherine Phipps (Quadrille)
  • A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles
    by Ned Palmer (Profile Books)
  • The Forager's Calendar: A Seasonal Guide to Nature's Wild Harvests
    by John Wright (Profile Books)
  • The Turkish Cookbook
    by Musa Dağdeviren (Phaidon Press)
  • The Vinegar Cupboard: Recipes and History of an Everyday Ingredient
    by Angela Clutton (Bloomsbury Absolute)
  • The Way We Eat Now
    by Bee Wilson (4th Estate)
  • The Whole Fish Cookbook: New Ways to Cook, Eat and Think
    by Josh Niland (Hardie Grant)
  • Tokyo Stories: A Japanese Cookbook
    by Tim Anderson (Hardie Grant)

The shortlisted drink books for 2019 are:
  • A Brief History of Lager: 500 Years of the World's Favourite Beer
    by Mark Dredge (Kyle Books)
  • Christie's Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine (4th edition)
    by Tom Stevenson & Essi Avellan MW (Bloomsbury Absolute)
  • Drinkology: The Science of What We Drink and What It Does to Us, from Milks to Martinis
    by Alexis Willett (Robinson)
  • Tales of the Tea Trade: The secret to Sourcing and Enjoying the World's Favourite Drink
    by Michelle and Rob Comins (Pavilion Books)
  • Wines of the French Alps: Savoie, Bugey and Beyond with Local Food and Travel Tips
    by Wink Lorch (Wine Travel Media)
  • The World Atlas of Wine (8th Edition)
    by Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson (Mitchell Beazley)
  • Wine Simple: A Totally Approachable Guide from a World-Class Sommelier
    by Aldo Sohm with Christine Muhike (Clarkson Potter)

The winners in each category will receive 2,000. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in central London on Monday, 20 January, an event that's become an annual celebration of Britain's best food and drink writing.

For further information contact Katie Lander on or 0780 131 0973.

Awards 2018
Awards 2018
Awards 2018