Lotte Duncan has presented and starred in numerous TV programmes, including Countryfile, Cooking the Books and ITV's Dial A Mum. some alongside such stellar names as James Martin, and was for many years the face of UKTV Food's Great Food Live. She is professional cook with many years' experience. Her beautiful cottage and garden - where this book was photographed - have featured in many interiors and gardening periodicals. She lives in Buckinghamshire.