Paula Wolfert is an expert on Mediterranean food and the author of nine cookbooks, including The Food of Morocco, Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking, The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen, and The Cooking of Southwest France. Wolfert has won the James Beard Award, the Julia Child Award, the M. F. K. Fisher Award, and the Tastemaker Award, and was a finalist for the Andre Simon Award. A regular columnist for Food & Wine, Wolfert lives in Sonoma, California.
"A cookbook by Paula Wolfert is cause for celebration. Ms. Wolfert may be America's most knowledgeable food person and her books are full of insight, passion and brilliance." -- Anthony Dias Blue, CBS Radio, NY"I think she's one of the finest and most influential food writers in this country. Her recipes are done with incredible accuracy. She brings a sense of wonder to matters of taste. She also has an uncommonly fine palate. In sum, Paula is one of the leading lights in contemporary gastronomy." -- Craig Claiborne"Ms. Wolfert does not just writer recipes; she writes about the recipes, and about the food, and about the people who make the food." -- Trish Hall, "New York Times"