Best-selling food writer, journalist and cook


Niki Segnit

Niki Segnit is the award-winning author of The Flavour ThesaurusLateral Cooking, and now The Flavour Thesaurus: More Flavours, published in May 2023. Translated into fourteen languages, The Flavour Thesaurus has been called “a masterpiece” (Sunday Times), “superb” (Guardian) and “the smartest, most original compendium I’ve come across in donkey’s years” (Regina Schrambling). Niki’s columns and reviews have appeared in the Times, the Guardian and the TLS, and she broadcasts regularly for BBC Radio 4.

Upcoming events

2 Sept: FT Weekend Festival

16-17 Sept: Abergavenny Food Festival

24 Sept: Channel 4 Sunday Brunch

21 Oct: Harrogate Literature Festival

22 Nov: Creative Folkestone

25 Nov: Chester Literary Festival

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