Sue Perkin and Giles Coren are a familiar TV team, first appearing together in Edwardian Supersize Me in 2007 followed by The Supersizers Go. in 2008, where they ate the diets from various historical periods, including WWII rations, then monitored the impact each diet had on their bodies. They returned in 2009 with The Supersizers Eat. sampling the foods of ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, the French revoluntion and Twenties. When not eating weird and wonderful historical delicacies with Giles, Sue is a comedian, radio and television presenter, actress, and writer. She has appeared on a range of popular TV panel and entertainment shows, winning BBC talent show Maestro in 2008, culminating in her conducting of three pieces at Proms in the Park. Giles is a restaurant critic, newspaper columnist for The Times and Sunday Times and author. He has also presented a number of programmes, including 2006 documentary Taxing the Fat about the costs of obesity for the NHS. He became a familiar TV face after he regularly appeared as a correspondant on Gordan Ramsey's The F-Word in 2005.
Tamasin Day-Lewis is now one of Britain's most popular food writers. She is a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph, American Vogue and Vanity Fair among other publications. . She has been a documentary film-maker for fifteen years, her credits including the ITV documentary that accompanied her book Last Letters Home. She is the author of many acclaimed cookery books and presenter of Tamasin's Weekends for UK TV Food. She lives in Somerset.
Now regarded by many as the world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey was born in Delhi and is an award-winning actress and bestselling cookery author. Her first book, An Invitation to Indian Cookery, was published in 1973 and since then she has written over 15 cookbooks, now considered classics in their field, including Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible and Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian. She has appeared in over 20 films, including Merchant Ivory's Heat and Dust and Cotton Mary. In 2006 she published her memoir of childhood, Climbing the Mango Trees.