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Alice Zaslavsky

Alice Zaslavsky is an award-winning author, broadcaster and Vegelante. Born in Tbilisi, Georgia at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Alice grew up with a cuisine that reaches for the veg first; it’s no surprise then, that this is at the heart of her food philosophy, helping others across the world do the same through her books, radio & television work and columns.She is the author of international best-seller, James Beard finalist and ABIA award-winning kitchen bible In Praise of Veg, kids’ fun food fact book Alice’s A to Z, and cooking confidence unlocker The Joy of Better Cooking. Alice is the long-time Culinary Correspondent for ABC News Breakfast and ABC Radio nationally, and host of Saturday Breakfast on ABC Radio Melbourne. Her Guardian column ‘You’ve Got This’ encourages cooks of all abilities to get into the kitchen, and use what they’ve got – be it ingredient, skill, or gadget.

She’s also the creator of the innovative digital food literacy tool kit Phenomenom, which helps to connect kids with food in meaningful ways through entirely free resources for teachers and parents. Alice lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband, Nick, and their daughter, Hazel (otherwise known as The Nut). You’ll find her on the socials as @aliceinframes.