Mark Bittman (born February 17, 1950 is an American food journalist, author, and former columnist for The New York Times. Currently, he is a fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Bittman has promoted VB6 (Vegan Before 6), a semi-vegan diet.

Books in order of publication:

How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food – 1998

The Minimalist Cooks at Home – 1999

The Minimalist Cooks Dinner – 2001

The Minimalist Entertains – 2003

How to Cook Everything: The Basics: Simple Recipes Anyone Can Cook – 2003

The Best Recipes in the World – 2005

Bittman Takes on America’s Chefs – 2005

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian – 2007

Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes – 2008

Food Matters – 2009

Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Express: 404 Inspired Seasonal Dishes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less – 2009

The Food Matters Cookbook – 2010

VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good – 2013

How to Cook Everything Fast – 2014

How to Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered – 2020