Nile Style: Egyptian Cuisine and Culture: Ancient Festivals, Significant Cermeonies, and Modern Celebrations (Paperback)
On Our Shelves Now
About the Author
As an award - winning author, chef, television personality, cuisine and culture expert, and educator, Amy Riolo makes frequent appearances on numerous television and radio programs both in the United States and abroad. Amy, an Italian American of Calabrian descent, also created and appeared weekly in ninety second cooking videos entitled "Culture of Cuisine" which air onnationally syndicated news shows on 28 different channels across the United States, totaling a reach of over 300 million people. Amy's recent book, The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook, (American Diabetes Association) was released in March 2010, received a starred PW review, won the 2011 Nautilus Book Award and was named "Best. Diabetes. Cookbook. Ever. " by DiabetesMine.com. Her second book Nile Style; Egyptian Cuisine and Culture (Hippocrene Books) won the World Gourmand Award for "Best Arab Cuisine Book" in the United States and was just released in a second edition. Her first book, Arabian Delights; Recipes & Princely Entertaining Ideas from the Arabian Peninsula was chosen as one of the "16 Volumes Worth Staining" by the Washington Post (Capital Books, 2007). Amy also contributed to The Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia and co-wrote The Al Tiramisu Restaurant Cookbook: An Elevated Approach to Authentic Italian Cuisine with award-winning chef/restaurateur Luigi Diotaiuti. She is currently completing The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook which will be released in April 2015 and The Italian Diabetes Cookbook which will be released in January 2017. Amy is a Culinary Advisor for The Mediterranean Food Alliance. Her work has appeared in numerous print media including USA Today, Cooking Light magazine, The Washington Post, CNN.com, The Wall Street Journal, Gulf News, Popular Anthropology Magazine, The UAE National, andinternational newspapers and hundreds of blogs. She is also the author of a noted culinary/cultural blog calledAmyriolo.blogspot.com.