Helou, Anissa 1952-
HELOU, Anissa 1952-
PERSONAL: Born February 1, 1952, in Beirut, Lebanon; daughter of Issa (a civil engineer) and Laurice Helou. Ethnicity: "Lebanese." Education: Attended a convent school in Lebanon. Politics: Liberal. Religion: Greek Orthodox. Hobbies and other interests: Fishing.
ADDRESSES: Home—44 Charlotte Rd., London EC2A 3PD, England; fax: +44-0-20-7739-0600. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Sotheby's (auction house), London, England, marketing representative in the Middle East, c. 1975-78; art consultant to ruling family of Kuwait, 1978-86; freelance journalist and food writer, London, England, 1986—. Oxford Symposium of Food and Cooking, trustee.
MEMBER: International Association of Culinary Professionals, Guild of Good Writers.
Café Morocco, photographs by Jeremy Hopley, Octopus (London, England), 1998, Contemporary Books (Lincolnwood, IL), 1999.
WORK IN PROGRESS: A book on Mediterranean breads, for HarperCollins (New York, NY).
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Library Journal, May 15, 2002, Judith Sutton, review of Mediterranean Street Food, p. 121.
Publishers Weekly, May 20, 2002, review of Mediterranean Street Food, p. 62.