About Regula Ysewijn

Regula Ysewijn is a Belgian Culinary historian, writer and photographer. She focusses on food and social history of Britain and the Low countries and travels between Belgium and London for her work. She also gives talks and cookery demonstrations on the subject of food history and culture and regularly works with tv. She has been a Great Taste Awards judge and World Cheese Awards judge for the Guild of Fine Food for almost ten years and is also one of the two judges for the Belgian version of the Great British Bake Off tv series (Bake Off Vlaanderen).  @missfoodwise

Apple and celery salad in a patterned bowl, beside a cutting board with a knife and apple slices.

Apple and Celery Salad

A simple and elegant salad that brightens up whatever you serve it alongside. Crisp, tangy, and refreshing, it’s a perfect accompaniment.

A chicken mushroom pot pie in a blue and white rectangular pie dish on a floral plate with fried potato chunks next to it.

Chicken Mushroom Pot Pies

A homey potpie with a creamy, savory sauce that you’ll want to lick off the plate. And did we mention the succulent chicken and mushrooms?

Two steak and ale pies on silver platters.

Steak and Ale Pies

Steak and ale. A classic duo. Though this may be a slightly different format than you’re accustomed, it’s just as indulgent as a steak and a pint alongside. Maybe more so.