Members Area

Welcome to the Members’ Area of the Guild of Food Writers website. Here you will find resources that are only available to Guild members, including shortcuts to member benefits such as our discounts and pay survey results.


For more information on the Guild, and to see the full range of our activities and resources, please refer to our new FAQs page.


The directory of members is one of the most important features of the Guild, so please be sure to keep your entry up to date, both with regard to professional activities and contact details. 


Best wishes,


Charlotte Pike


Linda Duffin

Linda operates a cookery school, Mrs Portly's Kitchen Classes, from her home in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. She also works as a food and features writer and bespoke recipe developer. She is a regular contributor to Suffolk Magazine, comperes each year at the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival and for the past four years has been a judge in the EAT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards.

Commercial interests

Linda owns and runs Mrs Portly's Kitchen Classes, a Suffolk-based cookery school. She also works as a bespoke recipe developer, independently and in tandem with Made In East Anglia.