Jose van Mil grew up in her father's restaurant and trained at the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London. She currently works as a food stylist and culinary consultant to a number of food brands. She has written for the Pink Ribbon Foundation and developed the method and recipes featured in this book while cooking for her husband during his fight against cancer.
Christine Archer-Mackenzie is a governor at the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She worked for many years as a scientist, concentrating her work on cancer, its treatments and their side effects, particularly eating difficulties. When Christine's husband was diagnosed with cancer, she focussed her research on the field of nutrition to help him with his treatment.