Julia Busuttil Nishimura
Julia Busuttil Nishimura is a household name across Australia, a Melbourne-based cook, and author of two best-selling cookbooks.
Julia’s food is influenced by her Maltese heritage, Japanese family, and time spent living in Italy, with a focus on seasonality and home-style cooking.
Her first book Ostro was released in 2017 and was quickly cemented as a bestseller and modern Australian classic making her a household name. Ostro was shortlisted for the 2018 ABIA ‘Illustrated Book of the Year’ and named in Gourmet Traveller’s ‘Best Food Books for 2017’.
She is also a regular recipe contributor to ABC Everyday, The Design Files, Good Weekend Magazine and Good Food.
Portrait Photo Credit: Julia Busuttil Nishimura