Robert is author of five cookbooks, Thai Cooking and Vietnamese Cooking from Periplus and most recently The Burma Cookbook. His books are sold the world over, in both English and foreign-language translations. (Robert's book Fondue is translated into seven editions.) A popular television food stylist, Robert is a native of America's Pacific Northwest, and divides his time between Sydney, Southeast Asia, and the U.S.
Morrison is a textile designer, specializing in hand-crafted French-style trimmings, braids and tassels. His company, Passementeries, exports world-wide, and he also represents prestige interior designers. Morrison is an authority on hand-loom weaving techniques. He is based in Battambang, Cambodia.