Mervat Chahine

Born in Lebanon. I have been living and working in London since 1989. I have a love for language and am highly skilled in translation between Arabic and English with passion for cooking and food writing.

Special subjects

Bilingual Translation and food writing.

Languages spoken

Arabic and English (Fluent), French (Conversational)

Regular work

Translator English to Arabic and Arabic to English on topics surrounding Middle Eastern politics, economy, culture and literature. I have recently authored and published a cookbook 'A Taste of Lebanon, Vibrant Recipes from Yesteryear', which explores Lebanese traditions and translates Arabic dish names and idioms for a lay English audience.

Advisory boards / Awards

Master Degree in Bilingual Translation from a UK university.

Mervat Chahine