Gizzi Erskine is a food writer, stylist and television presenter. She is best known for being one of the presenters of Channel 4’s Cook Yourself Thin where she also co-wrote the accompanying number 1, bestselling book also called Cook Yourself Thin. Her television debut though, was as contributing presenter on Sky One’s Taste in 2006.
After finishing a full diploma course at Leith’s School of Food and Wine in 2003 and leaving with honors, she went on to win a placement at BBC Good Food magazine, where she started to establish herself as a food writer and stylist. After over 4 years in the industry, Gizzi’s clients have included Marie Claire, Elle USA, Arena, FHM, In Style, Grazia, First magazine, UK Food magazines and many more.
She is on a mission is to get young people into food and cookery by giving them a worthy role model in someone they can relate to. Gizzi is living a life that understands the foody needs and wants of the average young person.
Her method is to dispel the myth that cookery is difficult and time consuming, by showing the skills in layman’s terms, then getting passion sparked by turning these skills into her inspired mouthwatering recipes. This being heavily demonstrated in her first ‘solo’ book Easy As Pie which is due to be published by Virgin Books next year.