Joyce Goldstein is a nationally known chef, author, teacher, and Mediterranean cooking expert. Her numerous cookbooks include, most recently, Italian Slow & Savory (0-8118-4238-X), Solo Suppers (0-8118-3620-7), and Enoteca (0-8118-4737-3). She lives in San Francisco.
Ellen Silverman is a New York based still-life photographer who specializes in food. Her work has appeared in several cookbooks and is regularly featured in many home and food magazines.