Clifford A. Wright
Clifford A. Wright is an author who specializes in the regional cuisine of the Mediteranean and Italy. His cook book A Mediterranean Feast: The Story of the Birth of the Celebrated Cuisines of the Mediterranean from the Merchants of Venice to the Barbary Corsairs was the winner of the 2000 James Beard Foundation/KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year and the Beard award for the Best Writing on Food and was also a finalist for the International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook of the Year award. His research into Mediterranean cuisines led the New York Times to feature him as one of their "Cooks on the Map," a series heralding some of the most exciting and innovative cooking in America. He is here today to speak to us about his most recent cook book, Some Like It Hot.
Podcast Date: 1/16/2007