Upcoming book release events, and great article in Eater SF

It's hard to believe that, after months in the making, the release date of my cookbook is almost here! This weekend I'll be at Berkeley Bowl signing the very first books to get into the hands of the public... I'm excited, nervous, elated, sad (that my mom couldn't be here to witness this), proud, and [...]

Berkeleyside NOSH

http://www.berkeleyside.com/2015/12/03/blogger-inspired-by-unique-exotic-at-berkeley-bowl/ I had the immense pleasure of being interviewed by Alix Wall, a writer for Berkeleyside Nosh and fellow Berkeley Bowl fan. She really captured the inspiration behind this project and what drove me to this insane challenge of designing a recipe for each and every unusual fruit and vegetable at Berkeley Bowl. Please check out [...]

Poached Quince and Beets, a.k.a. Quincy Jones Salad

There's a satisfying logic to why I named this salad after the legendary music producer, Quincy Jones. (Well, it's satisfying if you love puns and music trivia as much as my family does.) Here's the logic:  The exotic fruit I feature in this recipe is quince, Mr. Jones' fruit namesake. I'll talk more about quince in a [...]