Jacob Smith

I am a Cumbrian food writer, living in Edinburgh whose work focuses on Northern food and drink. Previously, I've written for the likes of Delicious Magazine, Pellicle, Daily Meal, and Mashed. I also write Marra, a weekly newsletter that places Northern people, produce, and food-related issues at its core. Scotland with by-lines in

Special subjects

Northern food & drink

Languages spoken


Regular work

Mashed, Daily Meal,

Advisory boards / Awards

Silver Award: Best Brewery Profile at The North American Guild of Beer Writers’ Awards 2023

Jacob Smith