Louisa Shafia is a chef with a passion for heartfelt cooking and healthy eating. She’s the founder of Lucid Food, an eco-friendly catering company based in New York City and has worked the kitchen on both coasts, from the Millennium Restaurant and Roxanne's in San Francisco to Aquavit and Pure Food and Wine in New York. On November 24th, you can bring a little piece of her passion into your kitchen. Shafia's first book, Lucid Food: Cooking For an Eco-Conscious Life will help integrate food politics into your daily life in ways that are convenient, affordable; and most importantly, delicious!
Featuring over 85 recipes, Shafia demystifies contemporary food issues for the home cook and presents simple, seasonal dishes that follow nature’s cycles, as well as information about how to source animal products ethically and responsibly, support local food growers, and reduce one’s carbon footprint through urban gardening. If you are firm believer in the statement “You Are What you Eat,” then this 208-page paperback from Ten Speed Press is just what your kitchen is missing.