Catherine Atkinson was Deputy Cooking Editor on Woman's Weekly and Me magazine, and now works as a freelance food writer. Mary Banks worked at the International Coffee Organization in London, where she was trained in all aspects of coffee processing, roasting and brewing. Christine France was Deputy Cooking Editor of Good Housekeeping, Cooking Editor of Woman's Realm and contributor to BBC Good Food. She has written over 30 books. Christine McFadden has contributed to BBC Good Food, House and Garden and Healthy Eating.