Eating with the seasons
Meet Chef Kanako Koizumi
PCC Cooks instructor Kanako Koizumi shares stories from her childhood in northern Japan and discusses how her upbringing infused her with a love for seasonal ingredients (and, bento boxes!).
Burning Down the House
Meet Chef Lesa Sullivan
PCC Cooks instructor and passionate ghee fan Lesa Sullivan tells us how her upbringing in Utah infused within her a passion for seasonal produce and the fruits of the earth. It also made her resourceful in the kitchen – able to turn out meals atop a broken stove, over butane, in a toaster oven, you name it. "There's more than one way to boil a pot of water," Lesa says, "and by god, I found them all."
The Rise of the Salt Tooth
Meet Chef Olaiya Land
PCC Cooks instructor Olaiya Land tells us her favorite ingredients, what she grew up cooking and baking with her grandmother, and how she developed her passion for rustic, seasonal cooking.
Of Grandmother's garden and Dad's 70s kitchen
Meet Chef Becky Selengut
Chef, cookbook author, blogger and PCC Cooks instructor Becky Selengut discusses the origins of her passion for food and cooking. Hear about her first culinary concoction (at age seven!), her grandmother's organic garden and what she learned from Julia Child.