Erin Ross

Erin is a Pittsburgh native with a BA in English, and a former baker and line-cook turned Gastronomy Masters student. In her second year at Boston University, she's planning to explore everything from urban gardening, the history of baking powder, and expanding food stamp usage at Boston’s farmers markets.

Food Studies

Food Studies: The nose knows

The latest scientific research on smell and taste inspires Erin to brew a beer that is savory, sweet, spicy, and cold.

Food Studies

Food Studies: What does the history of baking powder have to do with punk rock cooking zines?

Explaining a what a Masters in gastronomy entails is hard enough; don't ask this cupcake-baker-turned-student what she's planning to do with her degree.