Hattie Ellis was shortlisted for both the André Simon Awards Food Book of the Year and the Guild of Food Writers Awards Best Cookery Book for Spoonfuls of Honey in 2014. In 2013, Hattie won two Guild of Food Writers Awards for What to Eat? in the Food Book Award and the Miriam Polunin Award for Work on Healthy Eating categories. She is also the author of Sweetness & Light: The Mysterious History of the Honeybee, The One Pot Cook, 10 Chewy Questions About Food, Planet Chicken and Best of British Fish. Hattie has written about bees and honey in numerous publications, including The Times Magazine, Telegraph Magazine and Weekend sections, FTWeekend, delicious., Kew Magazine and The Field.