About the Author
Poppy Tooker is a culinary activist who has worked tirelessly to promote and preserve the historic food ways of New Orleans. With her motto "Eat It To Save It" she has helped revive endangered foods across the U.S. and abroad in collaboration with Slow Food's Ark of Taste. She is a contributing editor for Hallmark Magazine
and regular columnist for LA Cookin'
and has also written for Fine Cooking
. Poppy's on-camera flair has made her a sought after guest on the Food Network, the History Channel and in multiple PBS documentaries. She lives in New Orleans, LA.