Sabrina Ghayour

by on October 18, 2014

SabrinaGhayourA self-taught cook and food writer who hosts the hugely popular Sabrina’s Kitchen supper club at her home in London, specialising in Persian and Middle Eastern flavours.

Born in Iran, Sabrina Ghayour specialises in cooking up colourful, moreish dishes with Eastern flavours in an abundant mezze style with unique recipes and techniques.

Butternut squash with Persian pistachio pesto, feta and pomegranate seeds
Ras-el-hanout chicken wraps with a yoghurt sauce

Leading the trend in Persian and Middle Eastern cuisine, her recent collaborations include hosting her own Passage to Persia pop-up with Anna Hansen at the Modern Pantry with guest chefs Ben Spalding, Omar Allibhoy, Alexis Gauthier and Tim Anderson all cooking Persian food. Sabrina is also now a regular guest Chef at Oliver Peyton’s Friday Night Socials pop-ups at the National Cafe in The National Gallery. This summer will see Sabrina take to the stage at BBC Good Food Show in June as well Jamie Oliver’s The Big Feastival festival in August, doing cookery demonstrations.

Sabrina combines a creative use of ingredients with passion and flair to produce the kind of food that is not only vibrant and visual but nourishes the body and mind and always leaves you wanting more.

Her latest book Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond
is a celebration of the food and flavours from the regions near the Southern and Eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, with over 100 recipes for modern and accessible Middle Eastern dishes, including Lamb & Sour Cherry Meatballs; Chicken, Preserved Lemon & Olive Tagine; Blood Orange & Radicchio Salad; Persian Flatbread; and Spiced Carrot, Pistachio & Coconut Cake with Rosewater Cream.