Category: Amanda Hesser

Nola Studiola Question Four: What fruit and what vegetable each deserve a week-long celebration? Please explain. I love plums. We read William Carlos Williams’s “Icebox Plums” at our wedding. Plums are a difficult fruit, so rarely perfect, but when they are, all is right in the world. And I like that they keep you wanting, […]

. Ms. Hesser was recently named one of the 50 most influential women in food by Gourmet. A longtime food writer for the New York Times, Amanda has written more than 750 stories, created the columns Food Diary and Recipe Redux, and was the food editor at the Times Magazine. She has written the award-winning books Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and […]