Food and beverages are the yin and yang of the culinary world, one incomplete—indeed, inconceivable–without the other. In this issue our cover profile, by regular contributor Jacob Dean, is of Garrett Oliver, the Brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery.
Diane Zatz, a graphic arts professor, describes her alternate life as a “Hops Farm Wife,” growing organic hops on a Pennsylvania farm.
Melina Josserand and Clotilde Dusoulier, the authors of Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites, share how they collaborated first on a blog and then on their successful book of illustrated French idioms.
Annabel Hughes, writing from her home in the African bush, offers instruction on how to make imitation capers from nasturtium seed pods, and world traveler Kristy Alpert tells about a visit to a stranger’s house in Tokyo for a cooking lesson.
In this issue you’ll find Emily Von Euw’s gorgeous vegan desserts made from entirely raw ingredients, and Wendy Pirsig’s tale of the Swedish holiday of St. Lucia.
Kristine Kidd shares her stunning gluten-free recipes for Raspberry Oatmeal Muffins, Apple Cranberry Crumble, and Seeded Irish Soda Bread.
Matthew Locricchio provides recipes for impressive-but-easy polenta casseroles that will let them have fun and put your supper on the table.
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