Ivan Day

Famed for his extensive knowledge and research on British and European cuisine, Ivan is one of the UK’s most celebrated food scholars, broadcasters and writers, he is also a gifted professional cook and confectioner.

Ivan's expertise for re-creations of historic meals and table settings is in high demand, and he has exhibited and lectured around the world.

"Ivan Day is, no contest, the leading expert on historic cookery in Britain. You have probably encountered his work without knowing it."

The Telegraph

Take a look at Ivan's books

Cooking in Europe 1650-1850

Ice Cream: A History

Read articles about Ivan

The history cook: Food of Christmas past
How to Eat Like a King for Christmas
The Kitchen Thinker: Ivan Day

Ivan's Courses