Christopher Hirsheimer / Canal House Cooks
Christopher Hirsheimer served as food and design editor for Metropolitan Home magazine, and was one of the founders of Saveur magazine, where she was executive editor.
She has cowritten four cookbooks, the award-winning Saveur Cooks series and The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Cookbook. She is a writer and photographer. Her pictures have illustrated more than thirty cookbooks for such notables as Julia Child, Jacques Pépin, Lidia Bastianich, Mario Batali, Rick Bayless, and Frank Stitt. Her photographs have also appeared in such magazines as Saveur, Instyle, Food & Wine, Country Home, Metropolitan Home,and Town and Country.
Christopher opened the studio, Canal House, along with Melissa Hamilton in 2007. They now self-publish Canal House Cooking and continue to collaborate, photographing and designing cookbooks.