Nadia Sawalha, 2007
The former EastEnders actress has written two cookery books and presented various food programmes since her win in 2007.
Her debut cookery book ‘Stuffed Vine Leaves Saved My Life’ was followed by ‘The Greedy Girl’s Diet,’ which went on to be a bestseller.
She is the resident cook on The Alan Titchmarsh Show and has presented her own BBC food series ‘Eating in the Sun.’
She is currently a food columnist for the Daily Mirror and Best magazine and her third cookery book is due out in January.
Winning menu: Roasted quail with pistachio and orange water sauce, seabass with tahini sauce and saffron rice, aniseed biscuits with rosewater ice cream.