Liz Ashworth - Food Writer

Food Writer and Product Development Consultant

Liz Ashworth has been involved with food all her life, learning first from her mother and afterwards from Catherine Brown and at Robert Gordon’s Institute of Technology in Aberdeen. She was Catering Manager for Baxter’s Food Group at Fochabers and later became Food Services Manager for Balfour Beatty in Edinburgh.

The author of a pioneering series of Scottish cookery books, Teach the Bairns written for ‘would be cooks of all ages’. Inspired by the work of F Marian McNeill and her teacher Catherine Brown she is passionate about Scotland’s precious food heritage. A member of the Guild of Food Writers. Liz writes regularly for several Scottish publications.

She enjoys working as an NPD consultant to help create quality wholesome food products.

Liz Ashworth encourages people to eat healthily local seasonal food produce.

‘It is essential that we teach the good wholesome seasonal recipes of our Scot’s Kitchen to preserve the future of our excellent cuisine in the home where it began. To pass on to younger generations.

As a gold sponsor of Orkney International Science Festival

Liz is hoping to contact those interested in learning and cooking more and those keen to pass on their knowledge in recipes and hands-one teaching experience.


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