During this year’s Black History Month, Bon Appétit is partnering with celebrated CheFarmer Matthew Raiford, whose book, Bress ‘n’ Nyam or ‘bless and eat” features recipes that offer a “culinary representation of the ocean, rivers, and rich fertile loam in and around the coastal South.”
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Adobe Hosts La Cocina for Special Panel and Book Signing
Communications & Engagement Manager Emilie Zanger and the Bon Appétit team at Adobe were honored to host a cookbook signing and panel discussion for local nonprofit La Cocina.
Electronic Arts Collects Guests’ Favorite Dishes into a Cookbook
The culinary team at Electronic Arts in Redwood City, CA, created their very own cookbook of Bon Appétit chef-approved and guest favorite recipes.
MIT Chef Debuts Third Vegan Cookbook
Chef/Manager Brian McCarthy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has just published his third cookbook, The Professional Vegan Cookbook, with more than 450 vegan recipes for restaurants, cafés, weddings, home entertaining, large groups, and more.
The Bravo Beat: Giving Cambridge, MA, students a taste of Senegal
In this new Bravo Beat series for the Bon Appétit blog, we’ll spotlight some of our star staff, starting with Hamidou Cisse, Bon Appétit sous chef at Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. Born in Dakar, Senegal, the soft-spoken, genial Hamidou came to the United States in 1992 from Germany.
Celebrating a Low Carbon Diet for the Masses with Anna Lappé
What’s the shortest route to a reporter’s heart? Through her stomach of course! We believe the best way to deliver the fundamental Bon Appétit story, that we cook everything from scratch using fresh, often local, as-sustainable- as-possible ingredients, is to feed it to people — literally. To that end, we invited a select group of local media and VIPs and Diet for a Hot Planet author Anna Lappé to join us for an informal discussion over dinner cooked by one of our stellar teams. Anna is one of the leaders of the food movement — she was born into it, as the daughter of Frances Moore Lappé, whose 1971 book Diet for a Small Planet became a best-seller and the first handbook for eco-conscious eaters everywhere. Anna interviewed Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation Director Helene York for her own book. […]
Joining Bon Appétit’s Vegan Chef Trainings
Silky Sea Palms (seaweed) and California Kombu (kelp) This summer, Director of Specialty Culinary Programs Jim Dodge and longtime Bon Appétit friend and author Raghavan Iyer toured the country to help host Bon Appétit Management Company’s Vegan Chef Trainings. I joined the Northern California Training, held at eBay’s headquarters in San Jose. It was a fun and flavorful affair! It was especially exciting to see the variety of ingredients with which Bon Appétit chefs cook. Many, such as seaweed, house-made seitan, and nut butters, are less mainstream but nonetheless nutritious and delicious. In this post, I include two of my favorite recipes from the Training. Please enjoy and let us know what you think!