Amy Riolo is a globally known expert known for fusing the worlds of culture, cuisine, and history in her work. An award - winning writer, famous lecturer, food historian, food writer, culinary advisor, and cooking instructor, she had been filmed the “Cook to your Kings” with a Cairo paper in 2008.
Her first publication, Arabian Delights; Recipes & Princely Entertaining Ideas from the Arabian Peninsula has received excellent reviews (Capital Books). Her next book Nile Style; Egyptian Cuisine and Culture (Hippocrene Books) won the World Gourmand Award for "Greatest Arab Cuisine Book" at the USA in 2009. Her latest publication, The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook, (American Diabetes Association) was released in March 2010. Her work also appears in Aliza Green’s The Fishmonger’s Apprentice and Sheilah Kaufman’s Upper Crusts, along with also The Canola Gourmet.
Amy’s favorite lectures include topics and include everything from Middle Eastern business and dining etiquette to the foundation of all Mediterranean restaurants, and also understanding cultures through cuisine.
She was an invited guest speaker for Georgetown University, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Museum of African Art, The Walters Art Museum, The Kennedy Center, The Textile Museum, The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, The Embassy of Yemen, Welcome to Washington International, Montgomery College, Les Dames D’Escoffier, The Culinary Historians of Washington, Montgomery College, The Bibliotecha Alexandrina, The Egyptian Cultural and Education Bureau, The Baltimore-Luxor-Alexandria Sister City Committee and the Mycological Association of Washington, DC.
Amy also makes frequent appearances on numerous radio and television applications both in the USA and abroad including Fox TV, CBS, Montgomery and Fairfax County TV, Nile TV, The
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