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About Author: Liya Swift
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Liya Swift is a freelance writer, blogger, entrepreneur and lover of all things related to learning and food (though not always in that order). Working hard, playing hard and finding fulfillment by being a part of great projects are a big part of what drives this self-starter. Laughter, zaniness and fresh new perspectives are always part of the quest. Travel, hiking and yes, cooking and eating is how she spends most of her days and then there’s the salsa classes….

Posts by Liya Swift:

In Praise of the Chopped Salad

In today’s world where we’re all rushing around trying to get everything done, in the right way, at the right time, isn’t it nice to know you can chop up whatever you can find in the crisper drawer of your fridge and/or growing in your garden and come up with something that’s at once comforting […]

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What’s the Deal with Carrots?

Have you noticed that carrots are hot, hot, hot? How is it that this meager root vegetable, hardly one people would push off their plates nor make a fuss over, has become the darling of oh so many chefs and foodies? What happened? Well, who’s to say for sure but I do remember Rene Redzepi […]

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What Makes the Best Spaghetti Sauce?

Well do your research and you’ll find there are about a million different recipes for spaghetti sauce ranging from the savory comfort of “just like mom made” to totally decadent gourmet approaches for the most pervasive of American Italian favorites. In this blog post you’ll find both Mom’s version and a wonderfully luscious recipe for […]

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What is Molecular Gastronomy?

Okay, so what is molecular gastronomy? Well, had you asked a chef that question in the nineties, chances are they’d tell you molecular gastronomy is the study of the chemical processes that take place during cooking or food preparation. To further elucidate their point, they probably would have talked about the chemists who create various […]

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