Mona Bassil

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Lebanese American University
Middle Eastern And Mediterranean Cuisines, Twists On Classic Recipes, Culinary Travel
  • Mona has explored 35 countries and immersed herself in various food cultures.
  • She comes from a Middle Eastern/East Mediterranean country that is renowned for its flavorful dips, grills, stews, wine, and arak.
  • Mona is especially proud of her signature frittata, lazy cake, and stir fry noodle recipes.


Mona is a freelance writer, voice-over talent, and language tutor. She has published hundreds of articles across many platforms and in print magazines, spanning food, travel, cinema, television, art, literature, politics, etymology, and history. She speaks Lebanese, MS Arabic, French, English, and Spanish and has published two books in French. She also worked in TV production for many years and loves photography.


Mona has a French baccalaureate, a B.A. in communication arts, and certificates from American universities in SEO writing, integrated marketing, teaching language online, and psychological first aid.
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