Bryony Hill Website

I live in a small West Sussex village, surrounded by fields and abundant wildlife. My free bus pass and prescriptions arrive next year, but in the meantime I relish the company of my ageing labrador Charlie, my equally ageing husband Jimmy, and anyone else who makes me feel young!

Bryony's Blog



PUBLISHING DAY has finally come and I couldn't be happier. It has been such a fun experience from beginning to end and I hope that those of you who buy a copy of Grow Happy, Cook Happy, Be Happy are inspired when you dip into its colourful pages. This is one of my favourite recipes and so easy you can almost do it standing on your head.

It was given to my grandmother in Wanganui, New Zealand during the War by a Jevovah's witness.

All-in-one Pavlova

3 egg whites
225g (8oz) caster sugar
3 teaspoons cornflour
1 teaspoon...

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Bryony's Books

  • Angel in an Apron

    Angel in an Apron Born not with a silver spoon in her mouth but a wooden spoon in her hand and wearing an apron, Bryony Hill has a passion for cooking that is as natural as breathing. From girlhood baking to conjuring up fabulous dinners at a moment s notice, her raison d Ítre has always been to feed those she loves.
    Inspired by the recipes of her mother's generation, but brought bang up to date with modern shortcuts and variations, this is no-nonsense home cooking at its best. Buy it now

  • A Compost Kind of Girl

    A Compost Kind of Girl Full of humour, passion and an overwhelming sense of fun, this tells how Bryony Hill developed her stunning Sussex garden. Beautifully illustrated by the author. Buy it now

  • Penalty Chick

    Penalty Chick Bryony Hill's first book blurs the line between reality and fiction. Millie Palmer works as an estate agent in Notting Hill, has a dotty mother in Sussex and picks up the gorgeous Paul Campbell in a wine bar in Wimbledon. There's only one fundamental problem. Paul is the manager of a Third Division football club and Millie hates football! Buy it now