Feb 18, 2021
Hi everybody. Welcome to another episode of the podcast. Today I’m excited to host an interview with three cookbook writing students from the current Hungry for a Cookbook Mastermind. They are Jennie Gottschalk, Rikki Asher, and Shan O’Fee-Byrom.
Jennie is a composer based in Boston. She holds a bachelor's degree in composition from The Boston Conservatory and a master's degree and doctorate from Northwestern University. She is the author of two books - Experimental Music and Being Time. Jennie is beginning a cookbook project that explores beans and bean techniques. :
Rikki is a New York City visual artist. She is the author of the Art in Queens Cuisine and is working on a cookbook that combines vegetarian cooking, art, and meditation/mindfulness. Asher received her MFA in painting from City University of New York at Lehman College, and earned a Doctorate in Art Education from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. She was a professor and Director of Art Education at Queens College, CUNY for 17 years, Asher currently serves as Artist-in-Residence at Lenox Hill Hospital in a program she developed (Art by the Bedside).
As a former corporate
trainer, plant-based cook, soccer-mom, and Naples-based
triathlete Shan loves experimenting with delicious food to keep
everyone in our family healthy, strong, feeling good and performing
at our best. Her family has been eating a plant-based diet
since 2015 when they started experimenting with it as a way to
promote health. Shan is the founder of Plant Fare and is a master
at systems and planning to make plant-based suppers, lunches, and
snacks a breeze for moms and families on the