OC Cheese shortlisted for the 2016 André Simon book awards!
Congrats to all 325 authors who contributed to The Oxford Companion to Cheese. It looks like ours was the only edited volume, and what a collaboration it was!
Here's the full lineup of shortlisted titles. I don't envy Bee Wilson (food) and Fiona Beckett (drinks), whose job it was as judges to narrow down from 200+ worthy submissions.
The A-Z of Eating by Felicity Cloake (Fig Tree)
Flavour: Eat What You Love by Ruby Tandoh (Chatto & Windus)
Fresh India by Meera Sodha (Fig Tree)
Gather by Gill Meller (Quadrille)
Land of Fish and Rice by Fuchsia Dunlop (Bloomsbury)
Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds by Yemisi Aribisala (Cassava Republic)
The Oxford Companion to Cheese edited by Catherine Donnelly (OUP)
Pride and Pudding by Regula Ysewijn (Murdoch Books)
American Rhône by Patrick J Comiskey (UCP)
Chianti Classico by Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino (UCP)
The Apple Orchard by Pete Brown (Particular Books)
The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace by Tristan Stephenson (Ryland Peters & Small)
Volcanic Wines by John Szabo MS (Jacqui Small)