Nads Willow

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Bristol University, Falmouth College Of Arts
Food Hacks, Culinary Tips & Techniques, Luxury & International Cuisine
  • Nads has worked in Poland, Thailand, the U.S., and the U.K. She also regularly spends time in Spain, giving her an in-depth understanding of foods from around the world.
  • She has worked as a café manager and chef, wok chef, and at restaurants focused on Asian, French, and British gastro cuisines.
  • She has experience writing reviews for luxury restaurants and learned about food from close family who cheffed and worked front of house in Mayfair in London.


Nads has several years of experience as a freelance writer. After editing a business opportunity publication, she qualified as a broadcast journalist, working as a newsreader and news producer on local radio stations in the U.K. She then moved on to a career in TV production and managed a small media-related company in Asia. Her focus as a writer with Mashed has covered food hacks and features on culinary tips and techniques. She has also written about restaurants, travel, and luxury markets as well as health and wellbeing.


Nads has a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism as well as an LLB degree in Law. This has given her a solid grounding in writing and research.
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