About Annabel Karmel
Annabel Karmel is a modern-day mum, and like most modern mums is juggling a busy life as a working mother with a career. She has written more than 20 bestselling cookbooks, appears on radio and television, writes regularly for newspapers and magazines, and is the UK's top author on children's nutritional issues.
Annabel Karmel is the UK’s best-selling author on baby and children’s food and nutrition. She is an expert in devising tasty and nutritious meals for children without the need for parents to spend hours in the kitchen. She has also created a range of healthy chilled meals and developed a range of equipment for preparing baby food with the assistance of nursery specialist NUK.
A mother of three, Annabel’s books have sold over 4 million copies worldwide. 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of Annabel’s first book, The Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner, which has become the authoritative guide on feeding babies and regularly features in the top five cookery titles.
Annabel is passionate about improving the way children eat and was awarded an MBE in June 2006 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. In 2009 Annabel won a prestigious Caterer & Hotelkeeper Excellence in Food Award for her children’s meals as well as Mother and Baby magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2010 Annabel won the media category of the First Women Awards, which recognise women at the top of their professions who are leading the way for the next generation.