OCfoodies friend Cathy Thomas, Food Columnist at The Orange County Register, not only loves to cook, but loves to write about food. In fact, she was honored to win a first place award as the Best Food Columnist in the nation from the Association of Food Journalists (in the large newspaper division – meaning she beat out the big wigs)!
She says, "There is always something new to learn and my job as Food Columnist at The Orange County Register gives me the opportunity to discover breaking food news on a daily basis. There are new ingredients, innovative techniques, and provocative cutting-edge twists; trend-setting chefs to cook with, and recipes to develop and test. As the Food Columnist for The Orange County Register for 20 years, I’ve chronicled culinary trends and the people that make them – written about everything from avocados to zucchini, haute cuisine to down-home favorites, soup, yes, to nuts. Beer Can Chicken with Steven Raichlin, raspberry tarts with Jacques Pepin, tuna sandwiches with Julia Child, and weight-loss recipes with Pam Anderson. Because I’ve studied with chefs across America, Europe and Asia, I have a passion for ethnic cuisines. I love to embrace new flavors, new aromas and new techniques. When it comes to cooking and eating, there is always something new to experience."
You can learn more about Cathy, find out about upcoming events, read articles and celebrity interviews, get recipes, watch videos, buy her books... basically, you can spend HOURS there! Check it out at CathyThomascooks.com
WORDS THAT MAKE YOU HUNGRY.