Jila Dana-Haeri is an expert on Persian cuisine. A doctor with a special interest in nutrition, she has been eating and cooking the food of her native Iran her entire life. She lives in the English countryside where she entertains family with her Persian dishes.
Shahrzad Ghorashian is a writer who has worked for BBC World Service. She divides her time between France and London, and shares Jila Dana-Haeri's passion for the food of her native Iran.
Jason Lowe is a renowned food and travel photographer. He has collected two Glenfiddich awards for his food photography and worked with some of the finest food producers and most inspirational cookery writers in the world. He has a regular column in The Independent and his work has appeared in many books and magazines worldwide, including Food and Travel, Food Illustrated, and Saveur.