Thomasina Miers is a cook, food writer and television presenter, an entrepreneur and the co-founder and Executive Chef of Wahaca Restaurants - cooking fresh food inspired by the food markets of Mexico, using free-range meat, sustainable fish and recycling everything down to its food waste.
Tommi has presented various cookery shows on television and radio, including A Cook’s Tour of Spain, Wild Gourmets, Mexican Food Made Simple and The Kitchen Cabinet (BBC R4). She is the author of five books, her latest book is all about chillies - CHILLI NOTES, Recipes To Warm The Heart (Not Burn The Tongue).
In addition to the day-to-day running of the restaurants, Tommi is a passionate supporter of slow, seasonal food, and local markets. She wholeheartedly and vocally supports the Fish Fight campaign, cooked insects in Oxford for the Grand Banquet of Rainforest Insects; and in 2013 Tommi and Tristram Stuart launched a new campaign The Pig Idea which aims to reverse the ban on feeding catering waste to pigs.
Tommi is a passionate advocate of good food, responsibly sourced and wonderfully cooked. She supports fair-trade producers and local markets; campaigns for worthwhile causes and jointly runs a successful, growing business.
Tommi lives in London with her husband and two young daughters.