Elaine Khosrova is an independent writer who specializes in stories about food history and gastronomic culture. A former pastry chef and fellowship student at the Culinary Institute of America, Khosrova holds a BS in food and nutrition. She began her career in food publishing as a test kitchen editor at Country Living magazine, followed by staff positions at Healthy Living, Classic American Home, and Santé Magazine. In 2007, she received a Gold Folio journalism award, and in 2008 she became the founding editor of culture, a national consumer magazine about specialty cheese that continues to serve cheese enthusiasts. Khosrova left culture magazine in 2013 to begin research on her book about butter. She’s never been the same. In Butter: A Rich History, Khosrova serves up a gripping historical narrative that explores the rich chronicle of innovation, revolution, and controversy of our world’s most famous fat.