Orly Ziv is a clinical nutritionist. Born in Tel Aviv, she discovered as a child that she loved being in the kitchen and has been cooking (and especially baking) joyfully ever since. She holds a B.Sc. in clinical nutrition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Before turning her talents to cooking holidays in Israel, she developed a successful career as a “nutritionists' nutritionist” working with Israeli dietitians – organizing conferences, editing an online nutrition magazine and more. Orly's work combines her great love of food with her strong emphasis on healthy eating, Mediterranean-style (she herself has been a vegetarian for more than two decades).
Orly lives just north of Tel Aviv with her husband and three children, two of whom also love to cook. As she likes to put it: “On our culinary tour of Israel, you'll meet warm people who love food and the earth. Good, honest food creates a bond between people that enriches our soul and our spirit.”