Peggy Knickerbocker is a freelance food and travel writer living in San Francisco and Paris. She has contributed to Saveur , Gourmet , Food & Wine , House and Garden , and numerous newspapers. She is the author of Olive Oil: From Tree to Table (0-8118-1350-9).
Christopher Hirsheimer was executive editor of Saveur . Her photographs appear in Saveur and have illustrated numerous cookbooks, including Saveur Cooks Authentic American (0-8118-2160-9) and Saveur Cooks Authentic French (0-8118-2564-7). She lives in Pennsylvania.