Naomi Tomky uses her unrelenting enthusiasm as an eater, photographer, and writer to propel herself around the world. From trailing a street food hawker in Singapore to navigating the ancient roads of the Mayan jungle, she explores the world with a hungry eye—and mouth.
The author of The Pacific Northwest Cookbook writes about food and travel for publications including Saveur, The New York Times, Fortune, Food & Wine, and many more. She has contributed to various guides, guidebooks, and Lucky Peach’s book All About Eggs. See below for a complete list of publications.
Naomi Tomky won a Lowell Thomas Award for Culinary Travel Writing in 2019, the Association of Food Journalists “Best Food and Travel Writing” award for 2016 and was a nominee for a 2017 writing award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Her writing was selected in the 2017 edition of the Best Food Writing anthology.
January 22nd, 2020 | 28 mins 53 secs
This episode we welcome Naomi Tomky into our kitchen for her cookbook, Pacific Northwest Seafood Cookbook. Naomi explains how this book is a love letter to the region, how she adapted chef style recipes for the home cook and provides some tips for choosing the right fish. Enjoy this talk and purchase your copy of Pacific Northwest Seafood Cookbook here.