Sneh Roy is an award-winning food and lifestyle photographer based in Sydney, Australia. She is also the author of the Tasty Express cookbook (Random House, 2014).
Sneh’s food blog Cook Republic came into being in 2005 and has grown into one of Australia’s leading food and lifestyle blogs. Cook Republic won the national titles of Best Australian Blog and Best Lifestyle Blog in 2013 by the prestigious Australian Writer’s Centre. Sneh was judged one of the Top Food & Wellbeing Voices in Australia in 2013 during her stint as a monthly food columnist for ELLE Australia. She was also awarded Most Influential Instagram Photographer at The Official Nourish Food Awards in 2015.
A designer by qualification and a creative director by trade, Sneh manages every aspect of the blog from content creation, recipe development, cooking, writing, styling, propping, photographing, marketing and design. Cook Republic is featured regularly in local and international publications with a massive following in Australia, US, UK, Germany and India. Sneh’s photography and recipes have been published in leading magazines like Delicious (Australia), Taste (Australia), Inside Out (Australia), SBS Feast (Australia), Collective Hub (Australia), JONES (Australia), The Simple Things (UK), Food & Wine (US), Bon Appetit (US), Veggie (German), Where Women Cook (US), Thrive (US) and The Huffington Post.
Sneh believes in the art of visual storytelling and works out of her home studio, shooting cookbooks and apps for her clients. Her range of work includes but is not limited to food photography, food styling, art directing, designing, writing, social media promotion and creating beautiful content – both written and visual. Sneh also teaches different streams from this broad spectrum and conducts workshops and gatherings based on her teachings.
With a penchant for ideas and a hunger to explore new horizons, Sneh shares every aspect of her creativity on her blog, Cook Republic, while seeking new experiences and challenges. She lives in Sydney’s Upper North Shore with her husband, two boys and a pen full of chickens.