About the Author
Mona Talbott's first food-related job was working in large reforestation camps in Canada. After culinary school she was hired by celebrated chef Alice Waters to work at Chez Panisse. Since 2007, Talbott has been executive chef at the Rome Sustainable Food Project at the American Academy in Rome. She has published articles and recipes in Saveur, Organic Style, and The New York Times.
Annie Schlechter has been working as a photographer since 1998. Her clients include The World of Interiors, Wallpaper, House Beautiful, Real Simple, W magazine, Travel & Leisure, and many more.