If you’ve ever taken a cooking class with these sisters, you know that Jenny Engel and Heather Goldberg are incredibly inspiring, knowledgeable, and fun. Together, Jenny and Heather run Spork Foods, a Los Angeles-based gourmet vegan food company offering live cooking classes in Los Angeles, online vegan cooking classes, one-on-one in-home healthy pantry makeovers, and recipe development/trainings for chefs, food companies and colleges. Their cookbook, Spork-Fed, will be released in three short days, on October 1, with a foreword by fellow fans and sisters, Emily and Zooey...
Energized and passionate, Chef Alana is a dedicated, Austin-based entrepreneur who loves her Nacho Mom’s vegan queso (she even cooks with it) and the process of getting it into others’ kitchens. A day in her life involves answering customer e-mails, prepping for a new cooking show, and caring for the animals in her wildlife habitat of a yard. Here’s a peek into her day:
I am so honored and thrilled to bring you today’s “10 Things” feature. Christy Morgan is a vegan chef and cooking instructor - and if you live in Dallas, TX, you should absolutely sign up for one of her cooking classes. Don’t live in Dallas? No problem - Christy’s first cookbook, Blissful Bites, is on bookstore shelves now!
In 2003, Stephanie got really sick. As she writes on her blog, she was “off-work-for-six-months sick. Can’t-walk-around-the-block sick.” Told that there was no treatment for her diagnosis, she gave up sugar, gluten, processed foods, and adopted a plant-based diet. Here, she talks about cooking vegan, sugar- and gluten-free, what happened when she traveled in France, and why she’s decided to help others by renovating their favorite recipes through her blog.
I always get recommendations from friends. (Ok, fine - and Yelp.) I also love discovering new things from some of my favorite bloggers, cookbook authors, and business owners. So, I’m excited and proud to share a new weekly series: 10 Things That Make Me Happy, which will bring us into the lives of some of our favorite personalities.
Who: Hannah Kaminsky
Where: Fairfield, Connecticut
Tomorrow evening, I’m hosting my first dinner party as a grad student.
I started to cook for myself in college. Though my mom tried to teach me to cook in high school, I never felt the need to cook until I missed her food. Luckily, I had a kitchen in my dorm. For our guest blogger, Rachael, cooking in college is a much greater challenge. She’s vegan, mostly gluten-free, and she doesn’t have access to a kitchen. Still, with a few handy gadgets, she does prepare simple dishes that support her diet. Read on to learn more and get recipes, and be sure to visit Rachael’s blog, Passing Daisies!
If there is one thing I’ve learned in the three...