October 8th 2009

Rocco twitters his next cookbook

Famous Food Network chef Rocco DiSpirito is harnessing social media for his new cookbook. Using Twitter and Facebook, he’s asking his fans and readers which dishes to include in his next book.

This healthy food makeover cookbook is based on reader’s choice, with tweets and posts of suggestions to help build a book for the people.

He calls it an experiment in culinary cyber-populism, hoping it makes cooking more relevant to people.

The cookbook is due out in early March, filled with healthier versions of America’s favourite dishes, with less calories, fats, and sodium – but taste even better.

It will be interesting to see how it pans out – no pun intended.

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