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Travel to Over 100 Countries in Your Kitchen with World Atlas of Food by Jenny Morris

Jenny Morris

World Atlas of FoodMapStudio’s new release, World Atlas of Food by Jenny Morris, is a compilation of over 100 countries and includes a world of flavours. We present to you, from every continent on the globe (excluding Antarctica) the essence of traditions, food styles and flavours comprising of elements that serve to make a country unique.

World Atlas of Food is a journey of the senses, offering armchair travel into the kitchen of six continents.

The Giggling Gourmet, Jenny Morris, uniquely captures the aromas and flavours of each specific country through her recipes. You are invited to experience the real taste sensations. The most traditional local dishes and drinks are also listed, providing insight into ingredients, flavours, herbs and spices while giving you an intimate understanding of food and its significance in 100 nations.

You learn about specific national and traditional dishes, mealtime and social customs, how food styles have been influenced by other cultures and the symbolic role foods play in celebrations and festivals.

A brief summary is provided of the salient facts and figures pertaining to each nation, plus a short analysis of the way agriculture furnishes grains, vegetables and fruits to the people of the land.

The book is a travel journey taking you on a culinary experience in a world of sensations, and a must-have for any food lover.

About the author

International Food Network Celebrity Chef Jenny Morris – AKA The Giggling Gourmet – established herself in 1996. She is South Africa’s most-loved and highly trusted food personality and Flavologist.

Since 1998, Morris has broadcast a weekly show on Cape Talk Radio and is often a guest on KFM radio and on a weekly show on Rainbow Radio broadcast out of Oman.

In 2011 Morris became the very first South African to go global by being signed exclusively to Food Network to host her own shows (currently four series) across the UK, EMEA and ASIA, broadcast in over 130 countries.

Author of five cookbooks, she is also a contributor to The Next 48hOURS, a judge for the Fair Lady consumer awards, as well as an accredited international judge and examiner, and sits on the Board of the Hurst Campus. Morris is a teacher and culinary tour guide, events MC and voiceover artiste. She has had an ongoing love affair with food since she was a child. It’s a love affair in the true sense of the word, one that employs all the senses.

Morris is the founder and creator of Giggling Gourmet, which has catered for, amongst others, Prince Charles, Al Gore, Thabo Mbeki, FW de Klerk, Graham Norton and the CooksPlaygound, now known as South Africa’s leading recreational and corporate team cooking (team building) cooking school.

Morris has a range of endorsed products, and is in the process of launching a range of wines from the Perdeberg winery. Morris is a Patron of Foodbank SA, The Santa ShoeBox Project, The Sunflower Fund and Pets as Therapy charities.

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