New Biographical Cookbook About JBF Award Winner Paula Wolfert


On the shelves of the world's most renowned chefs (think Mario Batali, Yotam Ottolenghi, and Alice Waters) sit at least one–if not many–of Paula Wolfert's nine groundbreaking cookbooks. Three years ago, the multiple James Beard Award–winning author was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Her response? To dive into research on the disease in the same way she meticulously researched the the cuisines of Morocco and Southern France when writing her cookbooks. She found a study that showed how diet and other lifestyle changes could partially reverse cognitive decline, and turned to food as medicine. 



Today, she feels better than she has in years. Her former editor at Food & Wine, Emily Kaiser Thelin, has teamed up with a publishing dream... Read more >

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What We're Reading: September 23, 2014


Tour the country, one phosphate at at time: the best Soda Fountains in the U.S. [Food & Wine


The Aromafork uses odors to make chocolate mousse taste like wasabi. [HuffPo


A new company, Barnraiser, aims to be the Kickstarter for farmers. [The Kitchn


No so haute cuisine: the new trend of “famine food.” [Spiked


This guide to the... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 30, 2014



Is sugar the new future in gasoline? [Wired]


Cooking helps the economy: by legalizing the sale of homemade food in California, the state created over a thousand local business. [Forbes


Move over, Cronut: there's a new hybrid in town. Meet the doughscuit. [NPR]


College loans aren't the only worry for students: a new study shows food insecurity is, too. [Time]


The U.N. dispatches food aid to rebel-held refugee camp after 85... Read more >

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