Amy Sherman

Freelance Writer & Recipe Developer

Amy Sherman is a San Francisco–based writer, recipe developer and publisher of the award-winning food blog Cooking with Amy. She has written for food, travel and lifestyle publications including Afar, Architectural Digest, Tasting Table, Food Network, Epicurious, KQED's Bay Area Bites, Fodor's, 7x7, Frommer's and CleanPlates. You can also find her work in the following print publications -- A La Carte magazine, Marin magazine, Westways, Wine Enthusiast, Via, Gastronomica and Avianca inflight magazine.

She also develops recipes for clients including Whole Foods, Grocery Outlet, Dannon, Cargill, Keurig, Colman, T-fal, USA Pears, MyWinesDirect and the California Avocado Commission.

She is the author of Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Appetizers and WinePassport: Portugal, A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal and wrote the new introduction to Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book and the foreward to the reprint of the Betty Crocker Good & Easy Cookbook.

Portfolio

In Pursuit of Pasta Perfection
Chef Staffan Terje on pasta and flour
Here's Proof that California Wine Country Has Risen from the Ashes | Architectural Digest
The fires that swept Napa and Sonoma are last year's news. The rain has fallen, and the wine country is vibrant and green once again. Since last October, not only have many...
Why Renting an Airbnb Just Got Even Better
Ten years ago, Airbnb began with just two inflatable air mattresses on the floor of a San Francisco apartment. Today, the service offers 4.5 million listings in 81,000 cities...
Surprise! You Can Pair Bourbon and Cheese
Wine lovers aren’t the only ones who get to have fun with cheese pairings. We take a look at why Bourbon and cheese are a match made in heaven.
Ramen Vending Machines Have Made Their Way to the U.S.
Three years ago, semiconductor engineer Andy Lin woke up hungry in the middle of the night and wondered why he couldn't get a decent bowl of ramen from a vending machine, like...
San Francisco city breaks | 48 hours in San Francisco | British Airways
With a pioneering culture that dates back to the Gold Rush, San Francisco is also famously laidback and brimming with quirky character. Amy Sherman rounds up some of the...
Good Beats: Unwind with Live Music in Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada, is a great place to listen to live music. If you're in town for business check out these must-see musical venues. As the third largest city in Canada,...
The Slanted Door Returns to OpenTable: Charles Phan Shares His Wisdom
James Beard Award-winning Slanted Door is the quintessential modern Vietnamese restaurant and is frequently ranked by Restaurant Business magazine as one of the top 100...
Go Big or Go Home: One Market turns 25
It's One Market restaurant's 25th anniversary, and an invitation announces a cocktail party celebration with hors-d'oeuvres, libations, and live entertainment from 5:30 until 7:30
Living in South of Market: San Francisco Neighborhood Guide
South of Market - known as SoMa to locals - is a large area that encompasses various neighborhoods with distinct personalities. Yerba Buena boasts the convention center and...
How to Pair Indian Food with Wine, Beer and Cocktails | Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Indian dishes are often well-balanced, and it may not seem like they need the added flavor of a drink, but we spoke with a few experts who all agreed that no matter your...
Whipped Ricotta: The New Crème Fraîche
Whipped Ricotta: The New Crème Fraîche Ricotta is the black dress of Italian cheeses. It's not only versatile and affordable, but with the help of a food processor and a touch...
Benjamin Balesteri Channels Italian Winter with Bollito Misto at Sausalito’s Poggio
The New Taco-Croissant Combo You Didn't Seeing Coming
It's been five years since pastry genius Dominique Ansel introduced the Cronut-a combination of croissant and doughnut that proved to be irresistible, causing crazy-long lines...
The Secret Formula for Making Perfect Mocktails | Wine Enthusiast Magazine
The classic components of a cocktail are alcohol, a sour element (like citrus juice) and a sweet element (like simple syrup). But what about mocktails? That old ratio of two...
Eat Salad with Your Hands at San Francisco's True Laurel
Salad isn’t usually finger food, but True Laurel proves that with the right treatment, it can be. The food menu at the cocktail bar from Lazy Bear’s David Barzelay features bar...
Comforts Cafe's Chinese Chicken Salad
The dish: The Chinese Chicken Salad consists of strips of marinated and barbecued chicken breast with a mix of shredded romaine and iceberg lettuce, crispy rice noodles,...
San Francisco neighbourhoods | Things to do | British Airways
Whether you want to delve into the city's history, shop till you drop, museum hop or take in a ball game, you'll find it all in this local's guide to four of San Francisco's...
Meet the Farmer: Moira Kuhn
Who: Moira Kuhn Farm: Marin Roots Farm Where: Petaluma Background: Kuhn found her perfect fit in farming, which is in line with her "big core values." It's challenging, makes a...
Marin Classics: Half Day Cafe
Year established:1986 Owner: Tory Monahan, daughter of the original owners Claim to fame: Legendary orange currant scones Background: " Half Day Cafe has been around so long...
Buyer's Guide: 5 San Francisco Neighborhoods to Consider
San Francisco is the top city for quality of life in the United States, according to Mercer. It has many of the advantages of a world-class city, while still having a relatively...
15 Things You Should Know About Living in San Francisco
Living in San Francisco can be a dream. It's a welcoming place, offering plenty of charm and character. It's also a hotbed of artistic creativity and innovation in technology....
Filipino Cuisine Offers a Unique Culinary Fusion
Influenced by the individuality within their multicultural cuisine, Filipino-American chefs are moving their food into the spotlight by leveraging modern techniques and local...
Spent Grain Bread Is the Boozy Carb We've Been Waiting For
Bread and beer are practically cousins, according to pastry chef and culinary instructor Jenni Field. "They contain the same ingredients: water, grain, yeast-and both have a...
It's OK to Eat Veal (and Not Feel Bad About It)
Veal is a delicacy enjoyed since biblical times and greatly prized in the cuisines of many countries in Europe. Traditional dishes include blanquette de veau in France, Wiener...
Visit London's Top Attractions in 24 Hours
If you're only in London, UK for a short time you're in luck, as most attractions are close to each other. From enjoying the long history and politics of Big Ben and Buckingham...
Why Indian Food Might Be the Most Exciting Cuisine in San Francisco Right Now
San Francisco is home to some notable Indian restaurants, but lately, the entire Indian food scene has stepped up its game, better reflecting the vibrant and varied cuisine of...
Farallon Restaurant Turns 20: Dale Forrest + Jason Ryczek Reflect
In the restaurant business, making it to 20 years is a major milestone, especially in San Francisco where diners are always seeking out what's new. Farallon restaurant opened to...
Spam Is Making an Unexpected Comeback, and It's Delicious
For most people, Spam is either the unwelcome clutter in their inboxes or a mystery meat. But in the Pacific Islands, it's no mystery at all. In Hawaii alone, seven million cans...
Culinary Highlights from the Swedish Arctic
Swedish food isn't all meatballs and Princess cake. The Swedish Arctic offers a myriad of delicious surprises from berries that stay fresh in the dead of winter to a unique...

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