About the Author
Maggie Beer is one of Australia's best-known food personalities. As well as appearing as a guest chef on MasterChef and writing books, Maggie devotes her time to her export kitchen in the Barossa Valley, which produces a wide range of pantry items for domestic and international markets. These include her famous verjuice, pate and quince paste, as well as her new ice cream range. Maggie was also recognised as Senior Australian of the Year in 2010 for inspiring so many Australians through food.