About

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Kay Plunkett-Hogge is a cookery writer and broadcaster, based in London.

Born and brought up in Bangkok, she spent her childhood between two kitchens: inside for Western food, outside for Thai.

It’s an experience which has left her with a foot in two worlds.

A former model agent in New York and London, and a movie co-ordinator in Bangkok and Los Angeles, Kay is the co-author of Bryn’s Kitchen: 5 Brilliant Ways To Cook 20 Great Ingredients and For The Love Of Veg with the award-winning London chef, Bryn Williams; LEON: Family & Friends with John Vincent; with Henry Dimbleby, Claire Ptak and John Vincent, the new Little Leon series; and the best-selling Cook Yourself Thin: Quick and EasyShe also recently contributed to The World’s Best Asian Noodle Recipes, edited by Kirsten Hall.

She recently completed work with Chris Bianco on his debut book, to be published by Harper Collins in spring, 2015, and is currently working with the award-winning actor Stanley Tucci on his second book for Simon and Schuster, to be published autumn 2014.

Her most recent solo books are about her personal ode to the cocktail, Make Mine A Martini, to be published by Mitchell Beazley in autumn 2014, and on her love affair with fiery food, Heat: Cooking With Chillies to be published by Quercus in spring 2015.

Kay has appeared on This Morning and BBC London, as well as local radio. She is a regular contributor to Fork Magazine, has been featured in FT Weekend and Simple Things, and has written for Hello!, Delicious, Olive and SW Magazine. She is also a founding member and contributor to The Art of the Weekend.

In addition to her writing and presenting, Kay runs a bespoke location catering service, Kay Cooks For You, for the fashion business. Her clients include international photographers Ellen von Unwerth, Chris Craymer, Patric Shaw, Simon Paske and Alasdair McLellan, for titles and brands including UK and American Glamour, French Vogue, GQ, Kipling, Stella McCartney, Danone, River Island and many more.

She is a well-regarded international food consultant, and has worked  for several restaurants and food retailers, including the London-based Leon Restaurants, Flat Planet, and Deliverance.

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