Samarkand Winner Of The Food And Travel Gfa Award

Posted on June 23, 2017 by caro.parodi@kylebooks.com

Yes, Samarkand has won yet another award! This time it was the 'Food ad Travel' Guild of Food Award. Huge congratulations to authors Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford!


The Guild of Food Writers is the professional association of food writers and broadcasters in the United Kingdom. Established in 1984, it now has around 425 authors, broadcasters, columnists and journalists among its members.

The 2017 Food and Travel nominees were:

Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & The Caucasus by Caroline Eden & Eleanor Ford (Kyle Books)

Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China by Fuchsia Dunlop (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Las Chimeneas: Recipes and Stories from an Alpujarran Village by David Illsley, Emma Illsley and Anna Norman (Casita Press)


Samarkand by Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford