Amy Riolo is an award-winning author, chef, host of Culture of Cuisine cooking show, and a Mediterrenean cuisine expert. She has graced numerous television and radio programs in both United Staes and abroad, like Fox TV, CBS, Nile TV, and The Travel Channel. Amy is based in the Washington DC, area and leads culinary tours to the Mediterranean.
Her most recent book, “Nile Style: Egyptian Cuisine and Culture” is the first cookbook devoted to the multi-ethnic and multi-religious history of the Egyptian table. The recipes on the book revolve around 25 unique menus celebrating occasions such as Ancient Nile Festival, Ramadan Breakfast, and Passover. All menus include some historical and anecdotal introductions. From classics like Fava Bean Puree, Yogurt with Honey, and Whole-Wheat Pita Bread, to Lamb-Filled Phyllo Triangles and Peanut, Coconut, and Raisin Baklava, there is something here to tempt every palate!