Paula Wolfert is an expert on Mediterranean food and the author of eight previous cookbooks, including 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, The Tastemaker Award and was a finalist for the Andre Simon Award. Her classic cookbook Couscous and Other Good Food was inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame in 2008. A regular columnist for Food and Wine magazine, Wolfert lives in Sonoma, California. Visit her website at www.paula-wolfert.com and follow her on Facebook/Clay Pot Cooking and on Twitter.com/Soumak.