Martha Hall

Martha Hall Foose is the James Beard Award winning author of the bestselling cookbookScreen Doors & Sweet Tea. Born and raised in Mississippi, she attended the famed pastry school Ecole Lenotre in France. She returned to Mississippi and opened Bottletree Bakery a Southern institution in Oxford and later, with her husband, Mockingbird Bakery in Greenwood. The former executive chef of the Viking Cooking School, Martha was a food stylist for the movie The Help, based on the bestselling novel of the same name. She makes her home on her family s farm in Tchula, Mississippi, with her husband and their son. Visit Martha at