Chef Heidi Swanson
Her blog 101 Cookbooks along with her cookbook Super Natural Cooking has turned many a novice into a cook. Her recipes like these grilled salt & vinegar potatoes are based on an organic, whole foods way of eating, and her astonishing photography makes it all irresistible. She's a home chef in San Francisco that chronicles her life in the kitchen as well as her travels to places like Paris, Japan, and Portland.
Her blog has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and on NPR.
Photo copyright: Wayne Bremser