Arto der Haroutunian

Arto der Haroutunian was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1940. He is the author of twelve acclaimed cookbooks, including Vegetarian Dishes from the Middle East, Middle Eastern Cookery, and North African Cookery.

His thoughtful and erudite writing helped to explain to westerners the subtlety, complexity and diversity of Middle Eastern and North African cooking.