Naomi Duguid. Credit Laura Berman.JPG



Naomi Duguid is a traveler, writer, and photographer whose most recent book Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan won the 2017 IACP cookbook award for best culinary travel. Her previous book, Burma: Rivers of Flavor, like her six earlier books, is an award-winning book of food and travel. All the books explore home-cooked foods in their cultural context. 
Naomi leads food culture tours to Burma and intensive cultural-immersion-through-food sessions in northern Thailand each winter; in Autumn 2017 she plans to lead  a new food-culture tour to Georgia.