Ivy Manning is a Portland, Oregon-based food and travel writer and author of two previous brand-authorized Instant Pot cookbooks including Instant Pot Miracle 6 Ingredients or Less: 100 No-Fuss Recipes for Easy Meals (HMH, October, 2018) and Instant Pot Italian: 100 Irresistible Recipes Made Easier Than Ever (HMH, February, 2018), as well as Weeknight Vegetarian (Weldon Owen, 2015) and five other cookbooks. Her work regularly appears in Cooking Light, Clean Eating, Fine Cooking, Sunset, and Everyday with Rachel Ray. She is a regular contributor to lifestyle brands like Fitbit and My Fitness Pal.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Manning attended Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon, followed by an externship at the award-winning Paley’s Place restaurant, stints at some of Portland’s best restaurants, and stages in Barbaresco, Italy and Chiang Mai, Thailand. She held the position of Salud Cooking School director at Whole Foods Market in Portland for several years and currently teaches classes at Bob’s Red Mill.