Katy Salter is a writer and editor, specialising in food and travel. She contributes to The Guardian and The Telegraph, and most of the UK’s major food titles. In 2012 Stylist named Katy one of its ‘Top 20 Food Heroines’, alongside Mary Berry, Lorraine Pascale and Delia Smith… which was nice. She has also been short-listed for several major awards for her journalism.
Katy is available for commissions, shifts and launches. Before going freelance she spent four years as features editor of the award-winning Waitrose Food Illustrated. Katy is also an experienced web editor who ran the food channel of Goodtoknow.co.uk, one of the UK’s most visited women’s websites. More recently she has done in-house web-editing stints for Sainsbury’s Magazine and Delicious. Katy also works with leading food and travel brands on copywriting and web projects.
In her spare time, Katy edits the website Dairyfreedelicious.com, which features recipes, product reviews and eating out inspiration for food lovers who can’t do dairy. Dairy-Free Delicious, her first cookbook, is available from all good bookshops and also has a US edition.
Katy lives with her husband and young son in Kent, where she drinks a lot of coffee.
Food Journalist of the Year, Guild of Food Writers Awards (2009 and 2010)
World Food Journalist of the Year, Le Cordon Bleu Awards (2010)
New Media Award for Pinch of Salt, Guild of Food Writers Awards (2011)
Online Food Writer of the Year, Fortnum & Mason Awards (2015)
Image © Kelsey Foster