Best-selling and award winning author Jessie Kirkness Parker won international
acclaim for A Taste of Arabia when, in 2009, it was honoured as the Best Arab Cuisine
Cookbook in the World by the Gourmand World Cook Book Awards in Paris. Today, she is
considered one of the leading authorities on Arabian cuisines and consults in food styling and art direction to
local and multinational companies for film and TV as well as developing recipes and cook books for Europian, Indian
and ‘Al Khaleeji' markets.