About Me

Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin.

Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

The most popular posts (per site traffic) can be found in: The Best of MissGinsu.com


A few lovely references from fellow bloggers

“Super-cute site with handy graph for the salad-challenged among us.” —cheaphealthygood.blogspot.com

“Miss Ginsu reminds us to eat well, even when our belts are tight. A blog after our own heart, with an amazingly yummy sounding recipe for Roasted Veggie Salad…” —www.theguerrillagourmet.com

“She spent nine months making salads professionally and has created a helpful chart listing eight popular varieties of salads and their individual components. What’s so great about her guide is that it not only tells you what goes into these salads, but it tries to help you start to understand what makes a good salad so that you can branch off and create new salads of your own…” —Slashfood.com

“Foodbloggess extraordinaire Miss Ginsu has combined two of the greatest food inventions ever into one delectable treat: bacon and cake…” —AmericanMadness.com

“Impossibly sharp foodblogger Miss Ginsu e-mailed Slice yesterday…” —slice.seriouseats.com

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