Maryam Sinaiee

Maryam Sinaiee was born in Tehran, Iran where she learned to cook from her mother, grandmothers, and aunts. She studied ancient Iranian languages at Tehran University and has contributed several articles on pre-Islamic Persian culture and religion to Iranian publications. In 2011, Maryam moved to London, where she decided to follow her life-long passion for food and food writing. Leaving behind her career as a foreign correspondent and political analyst, she set up her food blog, The Persian Fusion, which is now one of the most popular Persian food blogs in English. From the Land of Nightingales and Roses is her first cookbook.