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September 16, 2017 – 2:31 am

In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).

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If it’s extra virgin, it must be olive oil

March 17, 2009 – 2:16 pm
The virgin olive oil lunch.
Ever thought of using virgin olive oil in your chocolate cake instead than butter? Just one of the delicious ideas in Fran Gage’s latest book, The New American Olive Oil — Profiles of Artisan Producers and 75 recipes.

And one of the many delights served to guests at a book launch lunch and olive oil tasting ….

The Great Truffle Scuffle

February 25, 2009 – 3:07 am
truffledish

Does your worst recent food faux par beat this?
Story and Pictures by Wanda Hennig
Picture the scene. A famous French chef …

Wisdoms of A Culinary Traveler

February 25, 2009 – 2:10 am

She’s been called Alameda’s Julia Child and like Child, Weezie Mott is in a class of her own.
By Wanda Hennig
From …

Napa and Sonoma Cook

February 16, 2009 – 1:00 pm
Chef's kitchen, CIA.

You can too!
Have you thought of adding “culinary education and cooking skills” to your wine country travel menu?
Story and photos …

An Appetite for Slow

January 31, 2009 – 5:25 pm

What’s fabulously fresh, scrumptiously seasonal, lusciously local and satisfyingly sustainable?
By Wanda Hennig
First published in Alameda Magazine, November 2008
It’s 9:30 …

Slow Pleasures

January 31, 2009 – 5:12 pm

The Slow Food Movement is, among other things, about making choices that nurture our families, the environment and our bodies. …

Slow Jammin’

January 25, 2009 – 10:45 pm
rachel1lo

Fruit, spice and all things nice …
By Wanda Hennig
From Alameda magazine, November 2008
Rachel Saunders is in the commercial kitchen space …

The Zen of Food

January 25, 2009 – 8:32 pm
nestorforweb
It’s sometimes fast, always Slow, deafeningly quiet — and a metaphor for life.