Podcast Excerpts from our Issue Twelve interview.
Amanda Hesser won the 2011 James Beard Award for The Essential New York Times Cookbook. She began her career as a kitchen runner and bread truck driver in college, then picked grapes in France, made pretzels in Germany, and cleaned rabbits in Italy. As a longtime staffer at the New York Times, Hesser has written more than 750 stories, created the columns Food Diary and Recipe Redux, and was the food editor of the Times Magazine, where she launched T Living. She has written the award-winning books Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and the Gardener and edited the essay collection Eat, Memory, based on a column she conceived for the Times Magazine. She is also the cofounder of food52.com.
|On her first job at the New York Times...|
|On editing The Essential New York Times Cookbook ...|
|On creating food52.com...|
|On advice for aspiring food writers...|