60 seconds with Laura Scott

Meet cookery tutor and blogger Laura Scott.  Laura, based in Surrey, is the writer behind How to Cook Good Food (@Laura_howtocook), a blog that emphasizes the benefits of cooking along with cooking tips, food memories and recipes.  She is attending the conference this year with her FBC#5 buddy Nazima Pathan of Franglais Kitchen (@franglaiscook).

What are you most looking forward to about #FBC5?
Photography tips, writing advice, SEO knowledge, rankings and how they are formed.

What do you look for in an ideal ‘buddy’?

A shared outlook on food, life and hobbies.

What have you learnt about your new ‘buddy’ that you didn’t know before?
I knew Nazima already.


How did you meet your #FBC5 ‘buddy’?
We met via our blogs, then at events & share a monthly challenge “One Ingredient”.

What experience at #FBC5 are you most looking forward to sharing with your ‘buddy’?
Sharing knowledge and discussing new ideas, how to improve readership and photograph great food shots.

What about your ‘buddy’s’ blog inspires you the most?
In depth knowledge of flavours, ingredients and a genuine love of good food.

If you could cook one recipe from your own blog for your new ‘buddy’ what would it be?
Apricot & almond Rugelach, my favourite pastries with a good cup of coffee for me and tea for Nazima, talking and enjoying a sweet treat.

From where do you get inspiration?
My rather large cook book collection. Reading other blogs and listening to The Food Programme on Iplayer.

Do you blog full time? What’s your day job?
I am a cookery tutor. Blogging doesn’t pay the bills!

Let us feature your favourite recipe from your own blog, include the link here.
Apricot 7 almond Rugelach…..http://www.howtocookgoodfood.co.uk/2012/01/apricot-almond-rugelach/    


Tell us something you learned from reading blogs you probably wouldn’t know otherwise?
I now make my own jams and jellies which I never did before blogging.

What’s been your ultimate meal to date?
Quo Vadis was the most recent winner. Incredible piece of Brill with a parsley & anchovy broth. Oysters were excellent too. Faultless service.

Favourite kitchen tool/appliance?
My 20 year old Kitchen Aid.

Do you have a favourite food writer and why?
Simon Hopkinson for quality writing, understated yet unbelievably talented.

What would your last meal be?
A Seafood Platter.


2 Responses to 60 seconds with Laura Scott

  1. Alpha Force Testo August 31, 2017 at 12:27 am #

    You can definitely see your expertise in the work you write.
    The arena hopes for more passionate writers such as you
    who are not afraid to say how they believe. All the time go after your heart.


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