Visiting Author and Chef on Local Food
On Friday, May 20 from 7:00–8:30 pm at the Olympia Timberland Library, Greg Atkinson, author of "Northwest Essentials: Cooking with Ingredients that Define a Region's Cuisine," will address the importance of local ingredients and how cooking at home connects us to family, friends and the world at large. Atkinson won the James Beard Award and the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished writing award in 2000. His books include essays and stories as well as recipes to encourage home cooks to take advantage of the wealth of natural ingredients available in the Great Pacific Northwest. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
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