Nicola Graimes is an award-winning writer specializing in nutritional health, vegetarian cooking, and food for children. A former editor of Vegetarian Living magazine, she has written 26 books, including Great Healthy Food for Vegetarian Kids, which won Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World Gourmand Awards 2010. For Ryland Peters & Small she has also written The Salad Bowl. Nicola lives in Brighton, UK. Cathy Seward is a home economist with over 30 years experience in the profession - there is very little that Cathy has not covered in her long and varied career. A specialist in product development within the housewares and consumer goods industry, she is a slow cooker expert. She lives in Surrey, UK.