Kim Boyce, the Portland author behind “Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours“, has won the 2011 James Beard book award for Baking and Desserts. Kim is quickly building a following since moving here in July and is eventually planning to open Bakeshop Bakery. You can read Nancy Rommelmann’s interview with Thomas and Kim Boyce here.
Mark Bitterman of The Meadow on Mississippi Avenue, won the Reference and Scholarship award for “Salted: A Manifesto on the World’s Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes“. Mark is planning on opening a store in NYC.
Congratulations to Kim and Mark! More awards are due to be announced on Monday.