Women Who Write: An Afternoon with Philadelphia Cookbook Authors, Fagor Mac 'N Cheese and more...

News from Fante's Kitchen Shop
7 December 2017
Fante's Italian Cooking Collection

December 9
Fagor Mac 'N Cheese
Sunday, December 10
Author Event
Women Who Write: An Afternoon with Philadelphia Cookbook Authors
December 16
Easy, Fast and Fluffy Gnocchi
December 23
Author Event: Elisa Costantini
Continuous 11am to 3pm

This Saturday
Fagor Mac 'N Cheese
Fagor LUX LCD MulticookerThe Fagor Lux Electric Multi-Cooker does it all, from quick pressure cooking to slow cooking, and it even has specialty programs for making yogurt, white and brown rice, and risotto! The Lux also comes with cooking assist functions that help make your one pot meal that much easier. You can saute, simmer, brown and steam, and even keep your prepared food warm for up to 12 hours once the cooking time is complete. And with its non-stick ceramic pot insert, clean up is fast and easy!

This Saturday, come learn why we love pressure cooking, which maintains food’s nutrients and flavors, while reducing cooking time up to 70%. With the easy to use Pressure Cooking Setting, Sue will demonstrate how to prepare a creamy, homemade mac and cheese in only 10 minutes. And with the time you’ll save on cooking, you’ll have much more time relaxing and enjoying the holidays with friends and family!
Continuous Free Demonstration
11 am to 3 pm
Saturday, December 9
This Sunday
Women Who Write: An Afternoon with Philadelphia Cookbook Authors
Women Who Write
Please join Les Dames d'Escoffier Philadelphia and Fante's Kitchen Shop for an afternoon with seven of our city's accomplished cookbook authors: Tenaya Darlington, Amanda Feifer, Aliza Green, Joy Manning, Marisa McClellan, Jessica Nolen and Holly Ricciardi!

Meet the authors, purchase cookbooks and enjoy samples and demonstrations. The event is free to attend, but we are encouraging guests to register so we can gauge interest! Thank you!
The signings will be split into two 1.5 hour sessions. Please see below for the bios on each of these incredible women and the times they will be appearing!
Meet the Women Who Write
Tenaya DarlingtonTenaya Darlington (1:30 – 3:00 pm) signing Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese and The New Cocktail Hour
Tenaya Darlington (a.k.a. Madame Fromage) has been blogging about cheese since 2009. She is the author of Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese, and two recent books about cocktails -- The New Cocktail Hour and TCM’s Movie Night Menus -- written in collaboration with her brother Andre.

Amanda FeiferAmanda Feifer (1:30 – 3:00 pm) signing Ferment Your Vegetables
Amanda Feifer has a long-standing crush on food and beverage fermentation. Since she left the world of Big Food in early 2011, she's been teaching classes on topics ranging from kefir and kombucha to koji and kvass. She writes the fermentation blog Phickle, and wrote the actual book on vegetable fermentation (Ferment Your Vegetables, Fair Winds Press). You can find her pics of stinky, bubbly things on Twitter and Instagram at @phicklefoods.

Aliza GreenAliza Green (12:00 - 1:30 pm) signing Making Artisan Pasta, The Soupmaker’s Kitchen, The Magic of Spice Blends and a Field Guide to Herbs
Aliza Green is a renowned chef who helped make the city of Philadelphia a premier dining destination. In 1988, The Philadelphia Inquirer named Green into its Culinary Hall of Fame for her uncompromising efforts at working with local farmers. She is the author of fifteen cookbooks including Making Artisan Pasta, a Cooking Light Top 100 Cookbook of the Last 25 Years. The Magic of Spice Blends shows readers how seasonings make cooking come alive. The Soupmaker’s Kitchen was a Washington Post Top Cookbook of the Year in 2013. She won a James Beard Award as co-author of Ceviche: Seafood, Salads, and Cocktails with a Latino Twist. Green serves as executive chef at Material Culture for its catering operation and leads small group culinary tours. To learn more, visit her at www.alizagreen.com.

Joy ManningJoy Manning (12:00 - 1:30 pm) signing Stuff Every Cook Should Know
Joy Manning is a James Beard award-nominated writer, editor, and recipe developer focused on food and health. She is the author of Stuff Every Cook Should Know and Almost Meatless as well as the recipe editor for Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking, the editor of Edible Philly, and the co-host of the Local Mouthful podcast.

Marisa McClellanMarisa McClellan (12:00 - 1:30 pm) signing Food in Jars, Preserving by the Pint, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars
Marisa McClellan is a food blogger, cookbook author, and canning teacher based in Center City Philadelphia. Her books include Food in Jars, Preserving by the Pint, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars. She has written for publications including Vegetarian Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine, The Wirecutter, Food Network, Serious Eats, Saveur, and Edible Philly. Marisa also co-hosts a podcast dedicated to living a food-focused life called Local Mouthful. Find more of her jams, pickles, and preserves (all cooked up in her 80-square-foot kitchen) at foodinjars.com.

Jessica NolenJessica Nolen (1:30 – 3:00 pm) signing New German Cooking
Ever since I was a kid, I knew I wanted to work with food; in what sense of that, I didn’t care. The gathering, measuring, mixing, scooping, baking, and of course, eating was all so invigorating. The whole process was that of a Zen like state, meditative, calming, and comforting-I was hooked. ‘Desserts by Jessica’ was printed on the menu at my first pastry job at a local cafe in Maryland. After graduating high school, I went off to The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia and soon would graduate with an Associate’s of Science Degree in Pastry Arts. I have made my way through some incredible restaurants and have learned and grown tremendously. I even met my husband, Jeremy Nolen at one of them! We have become inseparable we share our lives together forever, as a team. The hands of fate have brought us to each other, brought us a beautiful little girl, and a booming career as the Chef and Pastry chef at Brauhaus Schmitz. As of today, we are lucky to have the opportunity to have published a cookbook, New German Cooking, opened a restaurant Whetstone Tavern, and have had the opportunity to open a Bakery, The Little Bird. I have also won Zagat’s 30 under 30, Best Pretzel in Philly, and the Purple Cupcake Award from Women Against Abuse. Opportunity is something that I have been lucky to have gotten throughout my career and I look forward to the future-hey, maybe even a pretzel factory one day!

Holly RicciardiHolly Ricciardi (12:00 - 1:30 pm) signing Magpie: Sweets and Savories from Philadelphia's Favorite Pie Boutique
Holly Ricciardi is a graphic-designer turned pastry chef. Her Dutch-German roots instilled in her a devotion to great pie from a young age, and she opened Magpie in 2012. Holly and the pie shop have been featured in Cooks Country, ABC’s The Chew, Epicurious, The Food Network, Baking and Pastry of North America, Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Philadelphia Magazine, Splendid Table, and Zagat. Ricciardi is the author of Magpie: Sweets and Savories from Philadelphia's Favorite Pie Boutique.
Author Event
12 pm to 3 pm
Sunday, December 10
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