New York – December 18, 2019 – Food Network and British photographer and cookbook author Mary McCartney are working together on new on-demand cooking classes for the Food Network Kitchen app, which launched recently in the United States and will soon roll out globally, and on a forthcoming on-air special. Both the classes and special showcase McCartney’s delicious and accessible vegetarian recipes, highlighting her sincere love of cooking.  Classes are available now on the app for such recipes as Lemon Pesto Spaghetti, Spicy Yummy Rice Noodles, Easy Peasy Pea Soup and Black Bean and Sweet Corn Tacos.  The special, Mary McCartney Serves It Up, premieres on Sunday, January 5th at 9am ET/PT on Food Network.

“We are excited to partner with Mary McCartney to bring her passion and extraordinary background to our viewers and fans,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network. “Presenting unique culinary voices to satisfy the tastes of our audience is something we strive to do across all our platforms, and we know fans will love her easy, family-friendly recipes and the stories behind them.”

Mary McCartney is a British photographer, filmmaker and cookbook author and advocate of vegetarianism as part of sustainable plant-based living.  Her cookbooks include, Food: Vegetarian Home Cooking, in which she offers easy, family-friendly meat-free dishes that will appeal to everyone, as well as At My Table: Vegetarian Feasts for Family and Friends, offering more than 75 recipes, with recollections of specific celebrations, gatherings, and family highlights through the years.  She is also a co-founder of Meat Free Monday, a not-for-profit organization that campaigns for sustainable, meat-free living.

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