Food writer cooks up a winner
A YOUNG food writer has picked up a prestigious national award.
Jessica Simmons, 22, a student living in Gerrards Cross, fought off nine finalists to claim the individual award in the Food and Drink category at the UK Blog Awards for her blog Nourishing Jessica.
Mis Simmons set up her blog as a way to document her passion for food, photography, health and fitness, whilst studying for a degree in culinary arts at University College Birmingham.
She picked up the prize on Friday, April 17, and said: “I never intended for my blog to become something big, but now it is a part of me and who I am.
“I love food, photography, writing, and inspiring, and Nourishing Jessica is just a combination of all those things and to be recognised for this deep passion I have is a feeling I could never express.
“Blogging to me isn’t just about followers and making money, the change have seen in
IBLOG STAR: Jessica Simmons of Gerrards Cross receiving her blogging award myself and the sense of pride is reason enough for me.”
To read Jessica’s blog, go to www. nourishingjessica.com.