Launch Party for More with Less by Jodi Moreno

Jodi Moreno celebrated the launch of her new cookbook More with Less at Neighborhood Studio, the test kitchen, studio, and communal dining and event space she co-owns with Neighborhood author Hetty McKinnon.

Jodi Moreno hosted a gathering of friends, collaborators, and fans to celebrate the launch of her new cookbook More with Less: Whole Food Cooking Made Irresistibly Simple last week—a sophisticated, yet simple take on cooking with whole foods, filled with creative combinations that use fewer ingredients to elevate everyday fare into something extraordinary.

Here are a few scenes from that party. Clockwise from the left: 1) Jodi Moreno poses with her book; 2) author Jodi Moreno poses with Roost Books publisher Sara Bercholz and her Neighborhood Studio co-owner Hetty McKinnon; 3) party attendees mingled in the Neighborhood Kitchen space 4) Shambhala/Roost Books associate publisher Rachel Neumann samples some of the main courses, including Quinoa, Mushroom and Beet Burgers, Eggplant Rolls with Ricotta and Roasted Tomato Pesto, and Cauliflower Fennel Quinoa Salad with Herbs; 5) Neighborhood Studio has an outdoor deck with views of Brooklyn 6) the delicious food at the party featured a "condiments corner" where guests could sample all of the spreads in her book, from Kale and Olive Pesto to Cashew Butter

Jodi Moreno is a NYC based recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author. She writes a popular wellness and recipe blog called "What's Cooking Good Looking" that has been named twice by Saveur Magazine as best overall cooking blog. Her work has also been featured by Vogue, Bon Appétit, Jamie Oliver Magazine, and many more.