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


Elly McCausland

Food writer, blogger and traveller with a particular penchant for fruit, tea, breakfast, proper British puddings, spices and the food of the Middle East/South East Asia. Currently living in Oslo, Norway. Ardent Scandiphile and lover of foraging/berries/New Nordic cuisine.

Special subjects

Breakfast recipes, cooking with tea, spices, botanical ingredients, cooking with fruit, food history & culture, Scandinavian food and culture.

Languages spoken

English, Danish, Norwegian, some Italian.

Regular work

Tea rep and recipe writer, Bluebird Tea Co.

Advisory boards / Awards

Winner of the Jane Grigson Trust Award for my first cookbook, 'The Botanical Kitchen', in 2019. Winner of GFW 'Food Blog of the Year' 2016, shortlisted for same in 2017. Shortlisted for Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards, Online Food Writer, 2015.