Ghillie Basan

Ghillie Basan is an author, broadcaster and food anthropologist specialising in the food cultures of Turkey, the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia and has written more than 45 books on these subjects. Based in a remote glen in the Cairngorms National Park, Ghillie also hosts cookery workshops and whisky and food pairing experiences working closely with international visitors to Scotland. Her recent projects have focused on Scottish producers, writers and chefs through her podcasts and a new book on the food and drink of the Scottish Highlands. 

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