Yasmin Alishav

Yasmin presented at Tender Table on July 28, 2017 at People's Food Co-op in Portland, OR.

Photo courtesy of Yasmin Alishav

Photo courtesy of Yasmin Alishav


One sentence to describe yourself and where you came from: Yasmin Alishav is a food photographer and chef on a 20-year path to vegetarianism. This year she gave up lamb and rabbit.

What will you be presenting on? Italian influence on Peruvian cuisine. 

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: Never put chives in a juicer.

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Tequila.

Favorite food: Hollandaise sauce.

Recommended reading: The Man Who Ate Everything - Jeffrey Steingarten

Best meals: Free ones.

Food you’d like to try: Unpasteurized cheese from Europe - like the ones worms in them.