NAME: Lydia Walshin
BLOG: The Perfect Pantry
TYPEPAD MEMBER SINCE: 2006
WHY WE THINK THE PERFECT PANTRY ROCKS: The Perfect Pantry features more than 250 pantry ingredients used in everyday cooking - common ingredients like salt, pepper, butter, flour and more exotic ingredients fundamental to a wide range of ethnic cuisines.
Food writer extraordinaire Lydia Walshin writes about and photographs the actual things she keeps in her pantry, noting the brands and sources she prefers and purchases over and over again. Each delicious post includes a recipe using many ingredients from the pantry, combined with fresh vegetables, meat and fish. Many of the recipes are her own; others come from or are inspired by cookbooks, web sites, chefs, friends and tradition. Looking for guidance and inspiration? The Perfect Pantry is a perfect powerhouse for novice and experienced cooks alike.