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Talia is a private chef, food stylist and recipe writer, specialising in plant based cooking.

Talia’s career to date has spanned over a diverse array of roles which all tie together with creativity at the heart. Along the way she has worked in media, food styling, recipe testing and developing and catering for many luxury events.

Talia grew up in London with her Turkish-Cypriot family and has used her heritage to develop her deep appreciation for the cuisine. This is now apparent in her own cooking style which fuses classic dishes with the rich Mediterranean flavours that defined her childhood.

After gaining a distinction diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine, her food journey saw her working as a chef at many notable restaurants including Nopi by Ottolenghi in London and Nomad in Sydney. 


She has most recently been running a private chef and catering service, whist working as a freelance recipe developer and food stylist. Sustainability is always at the forefront of her menu designs, which have a vegan and vegetarian focus, using fresh, organic and seasonal ingredients. As a trained yoga teacher, she loves to combine her passions by catering for yoga retreats and wellness event spaces.

Talia is currently available for recipe and content creation; including styling and photography for magazines, social media platforms and cook books. She is also available for small scale catering, cooking classes and yoga classes.

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