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Dan Lepard

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London + Melbourne
Food Writer and Columnist, Sydney Morning Herald — Freelance

Writer, photographer, mostly food, enjoying life. Columnist @SMH @GoodFoodAU, Patron @MarmaladeAwards

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Biography

Food writer and photographer, based in London but frequently in Australia. Monthly food columnist at The Sydney Morning Herald since 2013, and from 2005-2013 weekly food columnist at The Guardian newspaper UK. Writes frequently for food magazine titles and newspaper lifestyle pages around the wor...

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@dan_lepard — 27,598 followers, 37,991 tweets

Note to self: don’t be the dick.
God there are some great people - so inspiring & a blessing to be with - but boy, there are some right dicks out there too. #yingyang
TV dinner night, watching @bbcnews in Kuwait, with an Iraqi kebab takeaway and some maamoul on my knee  https://www.instagram.com/p/BeJGhRsHJxC/  https://t.co/iwD93bSz1O
@BakersBunny @SharonStepUp Two rises improves the aeration, and gives a slightly more elastic texture that will crumble less when cut (because you need to increase the yeast for a faster dough, and this breaks down the gluten faster)
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Awards

Andre Simon Award

2011 - Food book of the year
http://www.andresimon.co.uk The UK's premiere award for food writing. From wikipedia: "In February 1965, Simon established the André Simon Award for gastronomic literature, with a prize of 100 guineas.[4] The Awards continue to this day, judged by the Trustees of the André Simon Memorial Fund.[8] They are joined by a wine expert and a food expert invited by the Trustees.[8] A shortlist of 6 food books and 6 wine books is published in November, with the final Awards made in March.[8] The prize money has increased to £2000 for the winner in each category, and the "Special Commendation" earns £1000.[8]" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/André_Simon_(wine)