Coinneach MacLeod

International best-selling author Coinneach MacLeod, the Hebridean Baker was born and raised on the beautiful island of Lewis, the most northerly of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Inspired by family recipes, Scottish flavours and the myths & legends of the Hebrides, his three books have made him Scotland’s best-selling cookbook author for the past three years. Coinneach appears regularly on ITV’s This Morning and his own show on BBC Alba. He has recently returned from his third sell-out North American book tour and his social media videos have been viewed on 28 million times.

Special subjects

Traditional recipes from the Scottish Highlands & Islands and the stories behind our recipes. Showcasing the best of Scotland and the Hebrides through food, culture, history and it's myths & legends.

Languages spoken

Gaelic, English

Regular work

Bestselling cookbook author, my fourth cookbook will be released in Oct '24, regular in the ITV This Morning kitchen, Hebridean Baker TV series filming for BBC in 2024.

Advisory boards / Awards

Scotland's Food & Drink Influencer of the Year 2023 - The Scotsman Awards Culture Award 2023 - Scotland's LGBTI+ Awards, Somewhere for Us Hebridean Baker at Home - Canadian and Scottish bestseller lists

Commercial interests

Partnerships with Jura Whisky, Loch Duart Salmon, Isle of Harris Distillery, Macs Adventure, ERIBE Knitwear.

Coinneach MacLeod