Samin Nosrat

Samin Nosrat is a professional cook and freelance writer. She spent five years as the sous chef and "farmwife" at Eccolo, and her writing has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Meatpaper, and Edible San Francisco. More

Samin Nosrat is a professional cook and freelance writer who looks to tradition, culture, and history for inspiration. Trained at Chez Panisse, she then moved to Italy, where she worked with butcher Dario Cecchini and chef Benedetta Vitali. She spent five years as the sous chef and "farmwife" at Eccolo, and her writing has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Meatpaper, and Edible San Francisco, as well as on her blog, Ciao Samin.

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