Barbara Kafka is the author of The Intolerant Gourmet. The subtitle, "Glorious Food without Gluten & Lactose," explains the basic concept, and here at last is a cookbook about pleasure, not compromises, for those with these common food intolerances. The book is a 2012 James Beard Award nominee for Cookbook: Healthy Focus.
Barbara is also the author of a collection of award-winning cookbooks her readers swear by, among them Vegetable Love , Roasting: A Simple Art, Party Food, Soup: A Way of Life, and The New York Times bestseller Microwave Gourmet. Vegetable Love was winner of the 2006 IACP award for Best Single Subject Cookbook and Barbara was recently honored with the James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award.
She was a regular contributor to The New York Times and has written extensively for food magazines in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia. She lives in New York and Vermont with her husband, Dr. Ernest Kafka.