MBBS, BSc Psychology, MRCP UK Winner MasterChefUK 2017 Sunday Times Bestselling Author of ‘The Kitchen Prescription’

Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

After facing off competition from 63 other determined contestants, through seven gruelling weeks of culinary challenges and an exhilarating final cook-off, Saliha became the thirteenth amateur cook to lift the MasterChef trophy in 2017. Dr Saliha Mahmood Ahmed is a Gastroenterology Doctor and author of Khazana, which won the Observer Food Monthly Best Cookbook of the Year 2019. Khazana was also shortlisted for the Travel Cookery Book of the Year in the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards and was winner of the Summer Harvest Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2020, in the category Celebrity Chef in English. She is based in London, working for the NHS, and has two children. Visit her website www.salihacooks.com for more information and a sample of some exciting recipes.