Nov. 14, 2015: San Francisco – The Book Passage

Darra will be signing copies of Fire + Ice in the Ferry Building location of this great bookstore, starting at 12:30 p.m. This event is a meet-and-greet, and books will be for sale on site as well.

The event will be at 1 Ferry Building, San FranciscoCA 94111. 

Details at the Book Passage website.


Nov. 19, 2015: Williamstown, MA – Water Street Books

Darra will be doing a book signing at her local bookstore! Details to come.

Nov. 21, 2015: West Stockbridge, MA – No. Six Depot

Darra will be doing a signing at this wonderful community coffeehouse at 2 p.m., with help from The Bookloft. Details to come.

Dec. 2, 2015: Montpelier, VT – Kellogg-Hubbard Library

Darra is giving a talk about “Russia, the Land, and Its Food” as part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays program. Copies of the 30th anniversary edition of A Taste of Russia will be for sale. The lecture’s at 7 p.m.

For more information, click here.

Dec. 3, 2015: Boston – Boston University

Darra is speaking on Nordic food for BU’s Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies and Gastronomy. This talk will explore Scandinavia’s rich culinary and cultural traditions, demonstrating that even harsh climates offer up surprising bounty—if you know where to look. You’ll leave with a sense of what it means to live and eat in these far northern reaches, where people have learned to live from the land rather than merely on it.

The lecture’s at 6 p.m. at 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 117, with a book signing to follow.

For more information, click here.

Feb. 18, 2016: Bryn Mawr, PA – Bryn Mawr College

Darra will present an illustrated lecture on “Looking at Cookbooks: Seven Centuries of Visual Feasts” for the Colloquium on Visual Culture. The talk will be at 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Details to come.

Feb. 19, 2016: Washington, D.C. – Washington Post Interview

Washington Post Food Editor Tim Carman will interview Darra at the Hill Center from 7 pm to 9 pm. The event costs $40 with the book included, $20 without.

Each month, Hill Center welcomes chefs, authors and journalists to discuss global cuisine and its impact on our understanding of culture.  In February, Darra Goldstein, author of Fire + Ice, sits down with the Washington Post’s Food and Dining Editor, Tim Carman, to discuss her gorgeous Nordic cookbook.

More details here.

Mar. 2, 2016: New York City – Culinary Historians of New York

At 6:30 pm on March 2 at NYU, The Culinary Historians of New York are hosting a talk by Darra on Fire + Ice.

Location: NYU Food Studies, 411 Lafayette Street, Fifth floor, New York, NY,10003

Time: 6:30 pm check-in and reception | 7:00 pm program

Tickets: $25 CHNY Members | $40 Non-Members and Guests | Please buy your tickets by Monday, February 29

More details at this website.

Mar. 12, 2016: West Newton, MA – Scandinavian Cultural Center

The Scandinavian Cultural Center is thrilled to host author Darra Goldstein as she talks about her time in Scandinavia and her beautiful book Fire + Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking.

The event is on Saturday, March 12th at noon and is free.

Please reserve your seat at this website.

Learn more here.

Kneading Conference West

Darra is presenting a keynote speech on Bread Culture at Kneading Conference West, which runs from September 12-14, 2013 and is located in Mt. Vernon, Washington. For further information about conference registration, refer here.