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Learn from a Chef (In Your Own Kitchen!)

How would you like to have a chef in your kitchen helping you cook your way through their favorite recipes? You can, with Panna , the award-winning digital cooking magazine, available for the iPad and iPhone.

Panna transforms the way home cooks follow recipes by using video as a vehicle to transfer the passion, knowledge and expertise of seasoned chefs straight to you. The recipes are guaranteed to be delicious and the step-by-step videos make it simple to cook along with the recipe creator, giving you the confidence that you’re creating a dish as the chef intended.

You’ll get original recipes, tips and insights from chefs like Rick Bayless (Frontera Grill and Top Chef Masters Winner); Melissa Clark (New York Times food writer and recipe developer); Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer (Canal House Cooking), and beginning this June Whole Foods Market®’s own Healthy Eating Chef Chad Sarno.

Here’s how Chef Chad describes his Panna column, A Taste of Health:

“A Taste of Health is about simple, healthy meals that are accessible and delicious additions to your weekly meal plan. The recipes showcase a theme for each issue, like , grilling fruits, one pot meals, healthy entertaining, non-dairy tips and tricks, and veggie burger construction. You’ll get easy-to-follow recipes and tips to inspire your own healthy menu creations. A Taste of Health will help demystify the 'how' of embracing a healthy diet in your own kitchen.” 

Here’s a mouthwatering recipe picture from A Taste of Health in the June/July issue of Panna: Mediterranean Sliders with Harissa, Grilled Onion, Arugula and White Bean Puree

For the full recipe, get the Panna app.

You can subscribe and get Panna's current issue "Summer Fiesta" plus the next 6 issues for just $14.99. This includes over two hours of video recipes per issue from well-known chefs. You can also purchase individual issues of Panna for $4.99. Each issue includes one free recipe, so you can experience what it’s like to use Panna at no cost.

If you’re ready to start cooking, get the Panna app now.

Have you cooked with Panna yet? What do you think?