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As selected by an independent panel of judges - leading figures from the world of food and drink.

Food Book

- Eggs or Anarchy: The remarkable story of the man tasked with the impossible: to feed a nation at war by William Sitwell (Simon & Schuster)

- Squirrel Pie (and other stories): Adventures in Food Across the Globe by Elisabeth Luard (Bloomsbury)

- The Apple Orchard: The Story of Our Most English Fruit, by Pete Brown (Particular Books)

Debut Food Book

- Ducksoup Cookbook: The Wisdom of Simple Cooking by Clare Lattin and Tom Hill (Vintage)

- gather by Gill Meller (Quadrille)

- Pride and Pudding: The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet by Regula Ysewijn (Murdoch Books)

- The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat by Louise Gray (Bloomsbury)

Cookery Book

- Classic Koffmann by Pierre Koffmann (Jacqui Small)

- Fresh India: 130 Quick, Easy and Delicious Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day by Meera Sodha (Fig Tree)

- Savour: Salads for all Seasons by Peter Gordon (Jacqui Small)

- SIMPLE: effortless food, big flavours by Diana Henry (Mitchell Beazley)

Drink Book

- RUM: The Manual by Dave Broom (Mitchell Beazley)

- The Pub: A Cultural Institution by Pete Brown (Jacqui Small)

- Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power by John Szabo MS (Jacqui Small)

Debut Drink Book

- Empire of Booze by Henry Jeffreys (Unbound)

- Real Fresh Coffee: How to Source, Roast, Grind and Brew the Perfect Cup by Jeremy Torz and Steve Macatonia (Pavilion Books)

- Whisky Island: behind the scenes at Islay's legendary single malt distilleries by Fiona Rintoul and Konrad Borkowski (Freight Books)

Food Writer

- Bee Wilson: London Essays and The Guardian

- Emma Freud: BBC Good Food

- Tim Hayward: The Guardian and FT Weekend magazine

Cookery Writer

- Diana Henry: The Telegraph's Stella magazine

- JoJo Tulloh: Gardens Illustrated

- Yotam Ottolenghi: The Guardian Weekend magazine

Drink Writer

- Jamie Goode: The World of Fine Wine

- Miquel Hudin: The World of Fine Wine and Jancisrobinson.com

- Nina Caplan: Decanter and New Statesman

Restaurant Writer

- AA Gill: The Sunday Times Magazine

- Joanna Blythman: Sunday Herald

- Tom Parker Bowles: Event Magazine, Mail on Sunday

Radio Programme or Podcast

- the delicious. podcast

- The Food Programme Diet and Dementia: BBC Radio 4

- The Foodie: BBC Radio Ulster

- The Kitchen Cabinet: Somethin’ Else for BBC Radio 4


- Rick Stein's Taste of Shanghai, Denham Productions

- The Cook Who Changed Our Lives, KEO films

- The Wine Show, Infinity CML


- Issy Croker: The Guardian Cook

- Jonathan Gregson: Waitrose Food, marcuswareing.com, Cereal and 'Marcus At Home'

- Patrice De Villiers: hautecakeslondon.com, theminimart.com, patricedevilliers.com

The TV Personality of the Year, voted for by the public, will be announced on the night of the Awards presentation, Thursday 11th May 2017.