Saturday, 15 June 2019

Pakistan wins at the International Gourmand Awards

Pakistan wins International Gourmand Awards

Pakistan Heritage Cuisine – A Food Story’ has won the prestigious Gourmand World Award for the category, ‘Best Asian Cookbook in the World’, beating various culinary giants from across Asia, at the annual International Gourmand Awards held on May 27, 2018 in Yantai, China.

Published by Pakistan’s leading and multi-award winning independent publishing house Markings Publishing and authored by Sayeeda Leghari,‘Pakistan Heritage Cuisine’ was nominated in two categories: ‘Asian – Published in Asia’ and ‘Culinary Heritage’. Indeed, it is the only book from Pakistan to have won, and to have been nominated for an award at the International Gourmand Awards this 2018.

Widely regarded by international journalists as the ‘Oscars’ of the Cookbook Awards, this marks the third Gourmand Award for Markings who have previously won awards for their title ‘Deliciously Yours’ by Lal Majid in 2014 and for their Pakistan-India collaborative cook book, ‘Flavours of the Frontier’ in 2015.

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