Lawrence first became well-known after winning the BBC cookery programme MasterChef in 1991.
She writes a regular column for Scotland on Sunday. She wrote for the Sunday Times for six years, and has also contributed to Sainsbury's magazine, Woman & Home, Country Living and BBC Good Food magazine. She also regularly appears on British and Australian television and is currently one of the food experts on STV's early evening lifestyle show The Hour.
Raised in Dundee, Sue Lawrence now lives in Edinburgh with her husband, Pat, and three children, Euan, Faith and Jessica.