Here are my answers:
- If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be? –> It would have to be french fries with truffle oil.
- If money wasn’t an object what would be your ideal day of dining? –> Black coffee and a green smoothie for breakfast, vegan food truck lunch in a park and a candle light dinner for two;)
- If you are vegan, why? If not- have you considered it? –> It started for health reasons, but it is now both both a healthy future and for the animals, to give them a voice.
- Where is the most inspiring place you have visited? –> Alice Waters Edible Schoolyard and Farm Sanctuary
- What is your favourite thing to do to relax/blow off steam? –> Go for a run.
- Which book have you read/film have you seen which will stay with you forever? –> The China Study and Fork Over Knives
- Who/what inspires you? –> At the moment, spring vegetables! Also farmer’s markets, farmers are always willing to talk with my students when I bring them there to learn about local food systems and healthy choices. Spring and summer is a great time to connect to fresh and locally grown food and share great recipes!
- From the blogs you follow, which is your favourite recent post? –> Violet’s Veg*n E-comics piece on the Beagle Project, Let the dogs out
- On a scale of 1-10 how much do you care about the world cup? –> 8, I have a British husband, so I have to care;)
- What is the best restaurant you have visited? –> Millennium in San Francisco, my husband surprised me on the plane that we had reservations there, just after I read about them in VegNews, amazing evening.
- Who taught you to cook? –> My dad, watching him cook and taking careful mental notes as I sat on the kitchen wooden stool. Later, my mom taught me specific techniques and kept me focused when writing about food.