James Morton is the author of Brilliant Bread, which won the Guild of Food Writers Cookbook of the Year award in 2014; and How Baking Works. In 2012 he reached the final of BBC TV's Great British Bake Off. He qualified as a medical doctor in 2015. He has written for the Good Pub Guide, writes a weekly column for the Sunday Mail, and has won several national home brewing awards. James lives in Glasgow, Scotland.