Regula= Latin for law, rule or ruler (see Regula Benedicti) and also the female form for Regulus which means King.
Ysewijn= Old East-Flemish – Germanic îsan-win ‘ijzer-vriend’ which means ‘iron friend’.
古拉Ysewijn是有关饮食文化像英国布丁的历史和比利时啤酒咖啡厅的传统书籍的作者。必威betway88她被要求定期来在电视和电台谈论她写了关于具有较强的重点放在英国的食品和历史的各个主题。She consults for companies like the National Trust and museums and is also one of the two judges of the Belgian version of The Great British Bake Off in addition to being a judge for The Guild of Fine Food’s Great Taste Awards and World Cheese Awards for nearly 10 years.
Regula was born in Flanders, the Dutch speaking part of the trilingual Belgium in 1983. As a child she taught herself English at 8 years of age by reading Jane Austen and watching historical documentaries and costume dramas on the BBC. In her native language she has dyslexia. Regula writes in English, but translates her own books to Dutch.
Regula graduated art school as a graphic designer and specialised in ancient printing techniques like the art of lithography and wood cutting. Wanting to pursue the applied arts she then studied two specialist years in fashion design for which she designed and created a collection inspired by the complexity of the human mind based on historical clothing.
在2013年冬天，她提供这导致成为一个自由撰稿人她的第一本书的交易，变成了一个广泛的历史研究，终于在2016年的书Pride and PuddingThe history of British Puddings Savoury and Sweetwhich was shortlisted for the prestigiousAndre Simon MemorialAward,Fortnum & Mason奖，这也是在一个赢家Gourmand World Book Awardsfor ‘Culinary Heritage’. In december 2019 “Pride and Pudding” was named one of ‘The Best British Cookbooks of the 2000s’ by theGreat British Food Awards。
Her next book was‘betway365 – A Portrait of the iconic café’(Luster) – it won the美食家世界图书奖in the ‘Culinary History’ category in 2018. It is an ode to a fading culture and her Belgian roots. It was published in a bilingual edition English & Dutch – Regula wrote both languages herself.
在2017年古拉休假从写书到重点佛兰德版本的第一个赛季The Great British Bake Off(烘烤关VLAANDEREN) for which she is one of the two judges.
In 2018 the National Trust asked Regula to write the布丁的国民信托书必威betway88。书中汇集了布丁的食谱，她希望她能已经包含在已必威betway88经广泛傲慢与布丁她出版于2016年所以这给了她完成在英国布丁她的工作的机会。
Regula lives in Antwerp with her husband Bruno Vergauwen who is a designer and illustrator who also creates the artwork for Regula’s books and projects. Regula is always found with her nose in historical cookery books and social studies and spends all her hard earned cash on antique kitchenalia like pudding and cake moulds but also has a weakness for vintage fashion.
Regula’s work has been featured by and she has made guest appearances on Belgian and Dutch TV and on British TV and radio for BBC One ‘Inside the Factory’, BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio 4 ‘The Food Programme’, the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Independent, former Jamie magazine, delicious magazine, BBC History, and more. She is also a judge for The Guild of Fine Food (美味奖and世界奶酪奖）及食物作家的协会的成员。在比利时电视，她是伟大的英国烘烤关（烘焙展）的弗拉芒版的两名法官之一。
- Pride and Pudding(in Dutch)（卡雷拉Culinair 2015）
- Pride and Pudding（用英语）（默多克书籍2016）
- Belgian Café Culture(绝版)/Authentieke Belgische咖啡馆(Dutch cover version still available) (Luster Books 2016)
- The National Trust Book Of Puddings(Pavillion 2019)
- 英国人Bakboek(in Dutch)（英国烘焙的书）（卡雷拉Culinair 2019）
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