Johnston, Alexa. Ladies, a Plate: the collection. Penguin New Zealand: Auckland, New Zealand 2010. 4to HC DUE NOV 2010
Alexa Johnston works as a freelance art curator and writer. Her definitive biography of the iconic New Zealand hero, Sir Edmund Hillary: An Extraordinary Life, was a finalist in the Montana Awards.
An enthusiastic and accomplished baker from a young age, Alexa has an impressive collection of both cooking utensils and Kiwiana cookbooks and her first cookbook Ladies, a Plate, published by Penguin in September 2008, was a sell-out success.