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Maria Zizka

  • Boards, Platters, Plates: Recipes for Entertaining, Sharing, and Snacking
    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Seasonal
    • ISBN: 9781579659929 Hardcover (United States) 4/27/2021
  •  Cook Color: A Rainbow of 100 Recipes
    • Categories: Seasonal
    • ISBN: 9781648293139 5/16/2023
  • Cook Color: A Rainbow of 100 Recipes
    • Categories: Entertaining & parties; Seasonal
    • ISBN: 9781579659950 Hardcover (United States) 5/16/2023
  • The Hostess Handbook: A Modern Guide to Entertaining with Style and Ease with 100 Recipes for Every Occasion
    • Categories: Entertaining & parties
    • ISBN: 9781648291807 Hardcover (United States) 5/21/2024
  • The Newlywed Table: A Cookbook to Start Your Life Together
    • Categories: Cooking for 1 or 2
    • ISBN: 9781579657987 Hardcover (United States) 4/2/2019
  • One-Bowl Meals: Simple, Nourishing, Delicious
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Seasonal
    • ISBN: 9781579659936 Hardcover (United States) 4/27/2021
  • Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; American
    • ISBN: 9780399578823 Hardcover (United States) 4/4/2017
  • Wanderlust Find Your True Fork: Journeys in Healthy, Delicious, and Ethical Eating
    • Categories: Organic, wholefoods & country; Gardening
    • ISBN: 9781623369651 Hardcover (United States) 7/18/2017


Maria Zizka is the author of numerous award-winning cookbooks.

She was named by Forbes as one of the most influential people under 30 in the world of food and drink. She has collaborated with leading chefs, including Yotam Ottolenghi, Chad Robertson, and Suzanne Goin, and contributed to more than 30 cookbooks. Her first solo book, "The Newlywed Table," was published in 2019, followed by both "Boards, Platters, Plates" and "One-Bowl Meals" in 2021. Her newest book, "Cook Color," comes out on May 16, 2023 and is available for pre-order.

She earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of California, Berkeley and a master's degree in food culture and communications from L'Università degli Studi di Scienze Gastronomiche, where she now teaches as a visiting lecturer.

Maria is an avid home cook with a deep respect for restaurant cuisine. She lives and cooks in the Berkeley Hills with her husband and son. Her favorite color to eat is green.