Allegra McEvedy (Author) Allegra McEvedy MBE is a highly respected chef, writer and broadcaster whose philosophy is that good food should be available to everyone. In 2004 she co-founded the multi-award winning healthy fast food chain LEON and recently re-opened Albertine, a wine bar/restaurant that her mother set up in the 70s. Allegra was a judge on CBBC's Junior Bake Off with Nadiya Husain, has presented several TV series across various channels and is a regular guest on BBC Radio London and Radio 4.She is a patron of the Fairtrade Foundation and a spokesperson for Compassion in World Farming.A longstanding fan of Enid Blyton since the age of 7, she has enjoyed revisiting Enid's complete works to give a proper account of food in Blyton's era.She lives with her daughter in West London, where they love getting creative and messy together in the kitchen.
My 10 year old and I had great fun making lashings of gorgeous
ginger beer and rock buns (with story time in between). Truly
scrumptious! * Sunday Post *
Start 'em young with this colourful and nostalgia-infused beginner's book themed around Enid Blyton favourites ... written by Allegra McEvedy, so you're in safe hands. * Waitrose Food *
This new children's cookbook...inspired by the stories of Enid Blyton, is like a great breath of fresh air. * Junior Magazine *
The recipes are excellent and each section begins with an extract from the relevant book. Jolly illustrations by Mark Beech make it even more child friendly. -- Andrea Reece * Lovereading4kids.co.uk *