Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid won their first James Beard Award with Flatbreads & Flavours in 1996. Seductions of Rice won the Cuisine Canada Cookbook Award in 1998. And in 2000 they won the James Beard Award again with their third book, Hot Sour Salty Sweet. Their work appears frequently in magazines in Canada and the US, including "Gourmet," "Bon Appetit "and "Food & Wine." They live in Toronto with their two sons.