Bee Wilson

Bee Wilson is a food writer, historian, and author of three books, including Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat and Swindled: The Dark History of Food Fraud, from Poisoned Candy to Counterfeit CoffeeMore

She has been named BBC Radio’s Food Writer of the Year and is a three-time Guild of Food Writers’ Food Journalist of the Year.  Wilson served as the food columnist for the New Statesman for five years, and currently writes a weekly food column for the Sunday Telegraph’s Stella magazine.  She lives in Cambridge, England.

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