Amy Cotler worked as a chef, caterer, cooking teacher, food writer and advocate in New York and New England, where she was the founding director of Berkshire Grown, an early farm to table initiative that received national recognition. She has also authored five culinary books and hosted a web column for The New York Times. Forthcoming is a novel-length memoir: Unexpected Pleasures, Tales from a Culinary Alchemist, of which Hazeri is an adapted extract. Amy currently lives in Mexico. Visit her at amycotler.com.
Her article ‘Hazeri’ appears in Hinterland Issue 1.