Rice & Grains: delicious everyday food by Greek-raised food writer Kathy Kordalis 

Kathy Kordalis, the talented food stylist and food writer born and raised in Australia by her Greek parents, draws on her many years of hands-on experience in the professional food world and presents her latest cookbook Rice & Grains. Prepare for an immersive journey to discover rice and other grains as versatile everyday foods with more than 70 deliciously innovative recipes that showcase and celebrate these nutritious foods.

The book will take you way beyond breakfast and rice bowls, to elegantly simple small plates that make the perfect appetizer, quick-fix larger plates for a midweek family meal, or sharing platters to help you celebrate any occasion in style with friends. You will find all this, plus some great recipes for baking with grains and making satisfying extras for your pantry such as homemade oat milk, everyday loaves and crispbreads. Kathy’s recipes take their inspiration from a wide range of global cooking styles and influences. 

Raised by Greek parents in Sydney, Australia, Kathy Kordalis’ food style is light, relaxed and accessible, drawing inspiration from her Australian and Mediterranean heritage. A graduate of Leith’s School of Food and Wine, Kathy moved to London and entered the professional food world in a management role at the Divertimenti Cookery School. Now working as a freelance food stylist and writer, her clients include Tesco Online and Waitrose Food Magazine, as well as chef Bill Granger, for whom tests and develops recipes for his three Granger & Co restaurants in London. Kathy is currently completing a Masters degree in the Anthropology of Food at SOAS and leads popular Gastronomic Tours in central London for Context Travel.

Rice & Grains is published by Ryland Peters & Small. Purchase the cookbook on Amazon


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