Phillippa Cheifitz is a well-known South African author and food writer. She currently contributes to Woolworths TASTE magazine. She has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks. Her cookbook South Africa eats received superlative reviews. She also edited and co-authored Woolworths TASTE: The Cookbook (Quivertree), which has been a great success. Her most recent cookbook is a second edition of Lazy Days. Phillippa spends weekdays in Cape Town, weekends in Paternoster, and visits her family in New York as often as she can.