In Chapter 16 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, writer and healthy food advocate Cathy Erway answers "How Has Teaching Cooking Classes Helped You Become a Better Cook?" Erway shares how feedback she receives teaching cooking classes helps her learn different perspectives from her students. She shares an example from learning from students about using different forms of a spice in your cooking.
Cathy Erway is a Brooklyn-based author, part-time cook, freelance writer, radio host and teacher focused on healthy food advocacy. Her first book, "The Art of Eating In" developed from her blog "Not Eating Out in New York". She earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College.