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Contributors to I Really Like Food

I Really Like Food features a range of content from talented and specialty writers from the food industry. You can find their bios below and links to published work. If you wish to be a contributor you can complete an application here to have your work featured.


I’m Pauline, a mother of four grown children, my passion for cooking stemmed from the joy I get cooking for my family. I love to try new dishes, especially when dining out but creating and sharing my own recipes is my favourite thing to do! Head to my about me page to learn more about the woman behind the food!

Pauline Loughlin
Calum Bannerman

Callum Bannerman

Cal Bannerman is a freelance writer, editor, and podcaster from the Scottish Borders. They are the creator of experimental queer storytelling podcast Stories from the Hearth, and find fulfillment in life through travelling, eating, reading, dancing, and conversation with friends.

Ossiana Tepfenhart

Ossiana Tepfenhart is a hyper-prolific writer who covers everything from LGBTQIA+ rights to food. As an avid foodie, they are always researching the hottest trends in all things culinary. You can find examples of her other work on Mashed, Kitchenseer & Food and Drink Magazine.

Ossiana Tepfenhart

Mahtab Shoukat

Mahtab Shoukat is a Marie Curie Sklodowska Action (MSCA) Early Stage Researcher in INRAE & Université Paris-Saclay Paris France. A young and passionate Food Microbiologist & Microbial Ecologist with a profound background in Food Innovation. He loves disseminating the science behind Food & Nutrition through his write-ups”.

Malithi Weerakkody

Malithi is a professional freelance writer specializing in food science and nutrition. She has an MSc in Food Science and nutrition and 9+ years of experience as a writer. She loves to investigate the science behind cooking in her spare time.

Malithi Weerakkody
Contributors to I Really Like Food

Hayley Hutson

Hayley Hutson is a full-time freelance writer and content strategist. She specializes in the food and travel industries, writing everything from blog posts and press releases to social media content for small businesses and entrepreneurs around the world. In her free time, she loves to read, cook, and travel to exciting destinations.