Kate Heyhoe is the founding editor of The Global Gourmet, launched as the web’s first food and cooking site in 1994. Julia Child and Jacques Pepin each made their online debuts with Kate, and the award-winning Global Gourmet site has introduced millions of cooks to exotic foods, recipes, and techniques from all over the world. Kate is also the founding editor of newgreenbasics.com and cookingwithkids.com.
Kate’s books have been praised by Mollie Katzen, Martin Yan, Mary Sue Milliken, Graham Kerr, James McNair, Michael Chiarello, Marcel Desaulniers, and even AOL’s Steve Case, among others.
Kate lives in the Hill Country near Austin, Texas, with her husband and business partner, and a menagerie of cats, dogs, and assorted wildlife, including Fluffy the toad. Hundreds of articles about Kate and Global Gourmet have appeared in media as diverse as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time, the Los Angeles Times, Parade, FoodArts, WOR, Bloomberg, and Sony World Wide radio networks. She has written for Better Homes & Gardens, Saveur, Cooking Pleasures, Chile Pepper, Great Chefs, and other magazines.