Carol Bowen is a freelance food writer, food consultant and broadcaster, having previously worked for Good Housekeeping, Homes and Gardens and Bird's Eye. Carol contributes regularly to newspapers, magazines, radio and television. She has written over 90 cookbooks on many subjects, including weight loss and healthy eating. Carol is an expert on microwave cooking and has acted as a contributor on this for the Sunday Telegraph Magazine. She has advised on projects with BBC TV's Masterchef.