All Things Food: “The Apple: A Bite of Culinary Culture” Maria Speck is the award-winning author of Ancient Grains for Modern Meals – Click for Audio Interview

On This week’s edition of “The Apple: A Bite of Culinary Culture”, Katherine Perry interviewed Maria Speck. She is the award-winning author of Ancient Grains for Modern Meals which recently received the coveted Julia Child Award and an award in the Health and Special Diet category from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Maria’s book previously also won a Gourmand Award as the US selection, Mediterranean category.

The cookbook contains 100 Mediterranean-inspired whole grain recipes—from amaranth to wheat berries. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post selected Ancient Grains as one of the top cookbooks of 2011, and Cooking Light magazine named it one of 100 best cookbooks of the past 25 years. Raised in Greece and Germany, Maria has a lifelong passion for the flavors and textures of whole grains. She is a veteran journalist and food writer, and has contributed to Gourmet, Saveur, and Gastronomica.



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About Will Perry

Will Perry is the WATD Web and Online Media Manager. He also helps out in the WATD News Department, and occasionally writes stories on happenings around the South Shore.