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Laura Calder

Photograph by Peter Scowen

About The Author

Laura Calder is an advocate of l’art de vivre, the French art of getting the most out of everyday life by putting care into everything we do, particularly when it comes to matters of the table. Perhaps best known for her James Beard Foundation Award–winning television series, French Food at Home, Laura is also the bestselling author of four cookbooks, including French Food at Home and French Taste: Elegant Everyday Eating. Her most recent work is a lifestyle guide, The Inviting Life: An Inspirational Guide to Hosting, Homemaking, and Opening the Door to Happiness.

Laura holds undergraduate degrees in liberal arts and linguistics, and an MSc. in social and organizational psychology from the London School of Economics. She studied and worked in gastronomy in Canada, the US, and France, and in 2011 was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole by the French government in service of promoting French cuisine abroad. She currently lives in Toronto with her journalist husband, Peter Scowen. Connect with her on her website or on Twitter @LauraCalder.

Books by Laura Calder