Author Mina Holland will be in town on Wednesday June 17th, at Book Passage at 6pm. Holland, who is the editor of Guardian Cook, will be promoting her new book The World on a Plate. The book contains 100 recipes from all over the world, along with cultural and historical facts and stories about each recipe. Signed copies of the book will be available. Ferry Building at Embarcadero, 415-835-1020.