Nik Sharma

Location: Los Angeles, California
Expertise: Baking, Savory, Flavor, Ice Cream, Cake, Food Science, Vegetarian, Indian
  • Nik Sharma is a molecular biologist, cookbook author, and food photographer who has contributed to Serious Eats since 2020.
  • His first cookbook, Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food, was a finalist for a James Beard Foundation award and an International Association of Culinary Professionals award.
  • Nik writes the multi-award-winning blog, A Brown Table. He has also contributed the New York Times, Food52, and The Guardian.



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