Before I ever cooked professionally or wrote one word, I had a deep connection to language and food because of my first teacher, my nana. “A writing cook and a cooking writer must be bold at the desk as well Continue reading the connection of language and food
There is a communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk. And that is my answer, when people ask me: Why do you write about hunger, and not wars or love?” M.F.K. Fisher in ‘The Continue reading Firecakes and monkey bread
As a former chef and a writer, the connection between food and writing (specifically for me, poetry) is strong. So when I discovered Nicole Gulotta’s website via Saveur magazine I became a fan of her writing and recipes. I was probably one of Continue reading Eat this Poem
I can’t remember if I ever posted about this blog but every time I visit the site I want to make and eat the recipe immediately. Beautiful blog, food photography, recipes and writing. Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice Lovingly, The Continue reading A Cooking Blog Worth the Visit
This post is one I wrote almost a year and a half ago but I’m in summer reruns today trying to finish a big editing project. The meal is brunch on my patio, made by my husband on a lovely Continue reading Food Lust-Writing About Food
As a beginning writer and poet I’ve been published many times for no payment. I figure it’s a way to get my name out there, my work out there and to practice freelance writing techniques like deadlines and word count. Continue reading Should You Ever Write for Free?
I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life Continue reading A Hunger for Life
“The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.”A. J. Liebling …and a love of food, anything about food, it’s history, the stories behind it, the traditions. My new, in the last few months food writing gig Continue reading Food Writing