Moroccan Chicken

Chicken K’Dra from Paula Wolfert’s Classic Book

When I was a young boy I used to ‘steal’ my mother’s cookbooks and read them late into the night. The dishes took me to far-off exotic places. One of my favorite authors was Paula Wolfert. Her 1973 classic cookbook, “Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco” would captivate me like no other. Her words taught me the awesome power that food has to transport people somewhere else — to tell stories and share distant cultures. In a large way, she is responsible for my relationship with food and helped shape my career as a…

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Francois de Melogue

Francois de Melogue

My earliest attempt at cookery began with the filleting of my sister's goldfish at age 2 and cooking my pet rabbits by age 7. Life has been downhill ever since.