The Cookbook Club: West Coast Cook Book
With its push for using local, fresh ingredients, Helen Evan Brown's "West Coast Cook Book" laid the foundation to what became known as California cuisine. Brown gave historical context and social significance to her recipes, transforming cookbook writing into a scholarly endeavor. Her 500-volume collection of California cookbooks were acquired by the Huntington Library in 1983.
Join Maite to discuss this cookbook and prepare a 6-course meal adapted from its recipes.
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Maite Gomez-Rejon has a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York City. Since 1995 Maite has worked in the education departments of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the J. Paul Getty Museum, and has worked as a private chef and caterer. In 2007, Maite founded ArtBites, art and culinary history combined with hands-on cooking instruction, which she teaches at museums, universities, and cultural centers across the country. Maite has been a guest on the Today Show, featured in Food & Wine magazine, and interviewed on KCRWs Good Food and NPRs Splendid Table. She is a contributor to Life & Thyme, Eaten Magazine, and other publications. Her essay, "Mexico's Early Cookbooks," will soon be published by Oxford University Press.
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