John Gregory-Smith is a chef, presenter and food writer who specialises in Middle Eastern and North African cuisine. He has written four cookbooks, including bestseller Orange Blossom and Honey, Turkish Delights, Mighty Spice Express and Mighty Spice Cookbook.
John is passionate about travelling to far-flung, and often undiscovered destinations to learn about the food, and use the cuisine as a way to understand the wider culture. He is all about local, home cooking and sizzling streetfoods. He has travelled extensively around Morocco, Turkey, Israel, Palestine, India, Mexico, China and South East Asia.
John also works as a food and travel journalist and he has written for various publications including Grazia, BA Highlife, ES online, Attitude, Delicious and Out There. He has worked as a presenter, appearing in the UK and USA, including hosting online series Telegraphs Fabulous Foodies and more recently appearing on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch.
His recipes have been featured in Olive, Waitrose Magazine, Sainsbury’s Magazine, The Times, The Daily Mail, Men’s Health, GQ, House and Home, Red Magazine and Stylist.
Vibrant Turkish recipes, from the Bosporus to the Black Sea.
Speedy street food made easy.
A whirlwind tour of cooking with spices.