James Morton is the author of books including Brew (2016) and Brilliant Bread, which won the Guild of Food Writers Cookbook of the Year award in 2014. In 2012 he reached the final of BBC TV's Great British Bake Off. He works as a doctor in Glasgow, owns a brewery in the city, and has won several national home brewing awards. Tom Morton is a recovering journalist and BBC broadcaster and was once scriptwriter for the legendary Sunday Post cartoon strips The Broons and Oor Wullie.

Books by James Morton