Greg Malouf was born in Melbourne, Australia, of Lebanese parents. He served his formal apprenticeship in several of Australia's finest restaurants, then worked internationally. He has forged a unique style of cooking that combines Middle Eastern tradition with contemporary flair. Greg is in constant demand, and is the co-author, with partner Lucy Malouf, of the multi-award-winning Arabesque, Moorish and Turquoise. Lucy Malouf is a Melbourne-based writer and editor. She has worked as a freelance editor and manuscript advisor for several leading Australian publishers.She is also the author of the Food and Wine Lover's Guide to Melbourne's Bays and Peninsula and The Season's Plate Cookbook.