Philli Armitage-Mattin

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Philli Armitage-Mattin is an acclaimed chef with a passion for big flavours.  As a finalist on BBC One’s MasterChef the Professionals, Philli entertained the nation with her take on playful Asian inspired dishes.

Philli’s career started in Michelin-starred kitchens with the Gordon Ramsay group in the UK, Tokyo and Hong Kong.  She has also developed a passion for Asian street food, having spent a year working and researching across Asia to find recipes that would appeal to a Western palate.  

Philli has developed and launched hundreds of products for brands including Tesco and Starbucks.  An MSci in Chemistry has allowed her to design and launch macro-calculated restaurant concepts focusing on nutrition.  Her keen eye for blue sky concepts was key to working on the plant-based food ranges.

TASTE KITCHEN: ASIA: SIX FLAVOURS TO SUIT EVERY TASTE is the ultimate guide to understanding your palate and mastering Asian flavours.  It is Philli’s debut cookery book and was published by Robinson in September 2022.