About

Ellie Mathews is a lifestyle journalist and copy-writer with an extraordinary obsession with food. She holds a First Class Honours degree in Fashion Journalism, and has completed successful internships at leading UK titles including Grazia UK, You Magazine (The Mail on Sunday), Woman's Own and Waitrose Kitchen. 

Whilst completing her degree in Fashion Journalism, and living as a student in London, Ellie decided to start documenting this passion for food; thus creating The Young Domestic Goddess blog.

The blog discusses food in a broad sense: from restaurant reviews, breakfast dates and recipes, to dieting and exercise.  Since launching in 2013, The Young Domestic Goddess has accrued over 350,000 page views, earning up to 200 visits a day. The blog has drastically grown since the introduction of the Around London in 50 Breakfasts series, which follows Ellie around London reviewing the best breakfasts and brunches. 

Ellie has worked alongside favourite UK brands including Philadelphia, Cadbury's, The Lake District Dairy Co as well as luxury brands such as Maille and Neilsen-Massey. She is regularly invited to review restaurants across London from high-end sushi establishment Chisou to the East End's best breakfast at Polo 24 Bar. 

"As a lifestyle journalist, I work to create thought provoking articles to educate and inform readers. The need for investigation in my work is key: as a journalist I aim to discover the new, the hidden and the secret." Ellie Mathews, 2013
Competitions
In January 2014, Ellie's dish of Jude's Salted Caramel Ice Cream & Cinnamon Apple Mille Feuille won 2nd place in Jude's Icecream competition, as judged by GBBO winner Frances Quinn.

In April 2014, Ellie's dish of Spiced Roast Lamb with Butternut Squash and Spinach Dhal came 1st place for main course in the Curry For Change Blogger's Challenge. The dish was filmed being cooked in a professional kitchen and shared on the Curry For Change website. You can watch the final cut here.

Charity Work
Live Below The Line
In May 2014, Ellie lived #BelowTheLine for awareness & critical funds to help people get out of extreme poverty. She teamed up with ActionAid to help women and girls across the world with the #SheCAN campaign. Sponsor this amazing cause HERE.

Race for Life 2014
In July 2014, Ellie completed her first 5k race, running the Race for Life challenge in 28 minutes, 51 seconds. This was to raise essential funds for Cancer Research and support all those effected by the diseases. Let’s show cancer who is boss HERE.

Curry for Change
Throughout 2014, Ellie has supported and worked with the Find Your Feet #CurryForChange campaign which aims to help bring the 1-in-8 people who go hungry everyday the tools they need to grow their own food. The charity, and this project, is supported by international chefs and ambassadors Atul Kochhar, Vivek Singh, Cyrus Todiwala, Nina Wadia, Dhuv Baker and Anjali Patha.

Disclaimer:
"I only accept advertisements and sponsorship about brands and products I believe in and would use myself. All the words in every post are written by me. I will not use someone else’s words or opinion into my personal blog, unless they are a direct quote. I will always be honest in my reviews, whether my opinions are positive or negative. I will not be swayed by free samples, complementary visits or sponsorship. If a post has been sponsored or I receive any kind of compensation for writing about something, I will say so in the post. If you don’t see anything saying that a post is sponsored, it isn't and I bought everything myself."

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