The Best Cook Books of the Past 25 Years
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia- November 29, 2023.
We are proud to have two of our authors and titles awarded the GOURMAND AWARDS for Best of 25 Years of food culture.
- Libya - Under the Copper Covers, Sherine Ben Halim Jafar (Rimal Books 2017)
- Palestine - A Taste of Gaza, Lima Shawa (Rimal Books 2021)
For the first time, the Gourmand Awards are going to the Middle East. They are joining the Saudi Feast in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia. It is organized by the Saudi Culinary Arts Comission, headed by Mayada Badr, a pastry chef. The major culinary event in the Middle East takes place from November 23 to December 3, with workshops with public participation, display and tastings of foods, with a focus on local and sustainable.
The 29th Gourmand Awards for books published in 2023 take place on November 27 and 28. The top four in any category will be invited to the stage if present at the event. November 29 is a celebration of the land and maritime Silk Road, with the Tea roads and the Spice trade routes. Arabia has been for thousands of years the gateway between East and West. The Best Books of the past 25 years of the Silk Road at the Gourmand Awards will be honoured in a special awards ceremony... The books from the Gourmand Awards Best in the World will be exhibited at the Saudi Feast, representing the world in Riyadh. Authors and publishers will make presentations of their books, in English. Many will be looking to translate their books in Arabic.
There will be a tribute to chef Ramzi, from Lebanon, Marlena Spieler from California, and Guillermo Gonzales Arica, from Peru.. Many celebrity chefs are coming from the five continents. International organizations such as FAO will come to promote their food publications, usually free to download. Trade professionals such as the World Union of Wholesale Markets will present their work with food security. a key issue today. The Gourmand Awards screen thousands of free food publications, and reward the best.
For more details visit https://www.cookbookfair.com/