Amy Sherman is a San Francisco-based cookbook Author, food writer, and recipe developer. And back in 2003, when blogging was still young, she started “Cooking with Amy,” a food blog that quickly grew and won accolades like one of the top five food blogs, according to Forbes Magazine.
So when I chatted with Amy, I wanted to know what inspired her to create the blog, and understand how it all began.
“I came from a family that was always looking forward to their next meal,” Amy said. And because she was always thinking and talking about food, her husband suggested it might be a good outlet for her to get out all of her foodie energy. And since 2003, her blog has evolved and grown in audience, but has remained authentic to her own voice and style, never accepting advertising or guest posting.
On top of writing blog posts, Amy also written and created hundred of recipes, including a cookbook for William Sonoma. She can’t pick a favorite, but she is “somewhat crazy about pasta” and is always looking to try something new.
“What inspires me most is to play with new ingredients,” she said, and then went on to describe an ...