You might recognise Alice Zaslavsky from her stint on MasterChef in 2012. Since her prime time TV debut, Alice has made her mark not only on the food industry, but the education industry, too, and has forged an impressive career marrying her love of healthy food with her profession as a teacher. She’s even been described as a force of nature by none other than Nigella Lawson! In this podcast, we uncover why she’s so passionate about raising the profile of veg, learn about her food superpower and hear all about her new book, In Praise of Veg. Enjoy the episode!


Alice Zaslavsky (aka @aliceinframes) is an author, chef, teacher and food literacy advocate. She’s the culinary correspondent for the ABC, founder & creator of Phenomenom, creator of the family-friendly podcast Nomcast, a television host, a food judge and former MasterChef contestant.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The ins and outs of Alice’s colourful career
  • Her inspiration for her new book, In Praise of Veg
  • How dietitians can make vegetables exciting
  • Phenomenom – Alice’s digital toolkit for making vegetables cool
  • Her MasterChef experience
  • Where she’s headed next

Pre-order In Praise of Veg

Click here to pre-order your copy of ‘In Praise of Veg’

In Praise of Veg:
A Modern Kitchen Companion by Alice Zaslavsky. Published by Murdoch Books for RRP $59.99 on 3 November 2020. Book is available from your favourite book retailer

WIN a Zoom chat with Alice and a copy of her book!

We’re huge fans of Alice here at Dietitian Connection, and we are excited to give you the chance to WIN one of two prizes: a copy of In Praise of Veg and a 30 minute zoom chat with Alice plus runner up: a copy of In Praise of Veg.

To win, simply tell us why you need In Praise of Veg in your book collection in less than 25 words. Submit your response on our Instagram post or within our facebook group (closes 30 Nov 2020).

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