Fiona Bird

Mother of six usually found foraging in the Western Isles or Angus. Often on a ferry.

Fiona is a graduate of The University of St Andrews, mother of six and a former BBC Masterchef finalist. She divides her time between Angus and the Outer Hebridean Isle of South Uist, where her husband is the local doctor. Fiona is often seen on her bicycle with a basket full of seaweed or wild edibles and is unusually late for church. Fiona is the author of Kids’ Kitchen (Barefoot Books 2009), The Forager’s Kitchen (Cico Books 2013) and Seaweed in the Kitchen (Prospect Books 2015). Let Your Kids Go Wild Outside (Cico Books April 2016) is her fourth book. Fiona is currently helping out in South Uist Medical Practice and trying her hardest to find time to write a book. Her publisher is kind.She is often on a ferry and known to rant about Caledonian MacBrayne.