Between them the authors bring a breadth and depth of experience to cooking with The Culinary Library. With formal training at The Cordon Bleu School of French Cookery (London) and Elizabeth Russells School of French Cooking (London) the journey begins. With a family history of wine making and ancestors who established industry leading wine, in both the Orlando and Jacobs Creek wine labels in Australia, is it any wonder the Gramp family should also become experts in the world of Food. Professional cooking jobs in Mayfair & Knightsbridge in London and Australia led to demonstrating, lecturing and writing about the world of food and cooking. Owning and launching an artisan tea company (MightyLeaf Tea, Australia), cheese making and cake decoration training, The Culinary Library.com food blog was a natural progression and a further avenue of creativity and expertise. With published works in both children's literature, Art and professional literature the past has also included writing for television. Having achieved post graduate degrees in both Psychology, and the Visual Arts, a medical degree is now underway and this academic achievement has been coupled with a combined 30+ years of professional experience in Clinical Psychology, cooking, lecturing, art gallery curatorship and business ownership. The Culinary Library books have distinctively beautiful covers with vintage botanical illustrations with rights purchased from world famous institutions like Kew Gardens England. This magical building reference and recipe library of 20 volumes is aimed at the youngest of amateur cooks looking to learn knowledge and techniques through to experience chefs looking for inspiration. There are recipes simple enough for 8-9 year olds to perfect through to recipes that would challenge a starred chef. When life is this interesting is it any wonder the magic of D & P Gramp is translated not just into the world but into words and on the plate. New published books include Alchemy of the Mortar & Petsle, Sauces, Soups, Food for Elephants (and other Circus Folk), Run Away to the Circus, Ten Little Animals & Ten Little Snowmen.