John Gregory-Smith

John Gregory-Smith is a chef 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.

John also works as a food and travel journalist and he has written 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 2015.

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.

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My books

Turkish delights
Turkish delights

Vibrant Turkish recipes, from the Bosporus to the Black Sea.

Mighty spice express
Mighty spice express

Speedy street food made easy.

Mighty spice
Mighty spice

A whirlwind tour of cooking with spices.

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