Lyndey Milan OAM is an award-winning multi-media presenter, MC, speaker, food & wine teacher, consultant, debater, judge and regional Australian specialist with 30 years’ experience. In the last four years she has hosted 7 TV series including Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Australia, Lyndey & Blair’s Taste of Greece, Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Ireland, Lyndey & Herbie’s Moveable Feast, Lyndey Milan’s Baking Secrets and Lyndey’s Cracking Christmas. These have all been screened in Australia, on airlines and internationally and she regularly appears on other TV shows in Australia and overseas. She is the author of 9 food & wine books, including Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Australia, which won ‘Best TV Chef Book’ in English at Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2015. She also co-hosts a weekly one hour radio show on food and wine on 2UE.
Vice-President Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, Chair of Sydney Royal Wine Show, Lyndey is also Creative Director of Flame Media, a TV Production and International distribution company with offices in Sydney, London, Eastern Europe and Singapore; and a TV studio kitchen in Sydney. Formerly Food Director of The Australian Women’s Weekly, her unflagging energy sees her working voluntarily for various charities including as Co-Founder and Patron of Tasting Success, a mentoring program for female chefs.
Liz is an award-winning food writer who has combined her passion for cooking and sharing recipes for many years She is best known for her blog, Good Things, as well as a long-running weekly newspaper column, Stirring the Pot, and The Ten Dollar Dinner on 666 ABC’s Afternoon Show.
An advocate for cooking with fresh produce and champion for Australian food producers, Liz earned the nickname ‘bizzy (busy) lizzy’ juggling the role of promotions manager of the Belconnen Markets with co-ownership of a leading cooking school. Across a decade, she managed a program of events that welcomed some of the world’s most esteemed cookery writers and chefs to Canberra.
Liz is a key influencer, prolific on social media. Through her knowledge and passion—teamed with her incredible photography and writing skills—she educates a wide audience. Good Things, her online journal, gives Liz the opportunity to share recipes and reminiscences, food news and reviews, together with postcards and morsels from her travels. In her spare time she works as a food media consultant, and loves nothing more than cooking, writing, and travelling with her sous chef, Peter. She published her first book, The Barber from Budapest & other stories, a memoir with recipes, in 2016.