Shayma Saadat


Shayma Owaise Saadat is a cook, recipe developer, and food photographer, and stylist. She's written for Bon Appetit, BBC, Food52, Globe and Mail, New York Times, Toronto Star, and Wine Enthusiast.


  • Shayma has written for Simply Recipes since February 2021.
  • Her work has appeared on Bon Appetit, Food52, New York Times, and Wine Enthusiast.
  • Shayma has an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge.



About Simply Recipes

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