Paula is a food historian who lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The author of Cooking with Fire (Storey, 2014), she has worked professionally as an archaeologist, cook, and bread-oven builder. She is the food editor of edible South Shore and South Coast magazine, writes on food history topics for popular and academic audiences, and consults with museums, film producers, and publishers. She teaches about natural leavening, historic baking, and wood-fired cooking in a broad variety of settings. Her work has been featured on The Cooking Channel’s Man Fire Food and on VICELAND's Huang's World. She is the director of Plymouth CRAFT.