Edible Geography is written by Nicola Twilley. It was founded in 2009 as an old-fashioned blog. free to read and free from advertising.

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Nicola Twilley* is author of Frostbite: How Refrigeration Changed Our Food, Our Planet, and Ourselves (Penguin Press, June 2024), and co-host of the award-winning Gastropod podcast, which looks at food through the lens of history and science, and which is part of the Vox Media Podcast Network in partnership with Eater. Her first book, Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine, was co-authored with Geoff Manaugh and was named one of the best books of 2021 by Time Magazine, NPR, the Guardian, and the Financial Times. She is a contributing writer at The New Yorker and the author of Edible Geography. She lives in Los Angeles.

*Please feel free to call me Nicky. Nicola is pronounced “Nickel-uh”; Twilley rhymes with silly. You can hear me pronounce both within the first couple of minutes of any Gastropod episode.