Hawaii Travels

Aloha! Having been back for about a month, I’ve been doing a good bit of reflecting and reminiscing about my time in Hawaii. If you’ve followed my work for a while, you may know that my original cookbook, Mi Comida Latina, was inspired by my travels in Latin America. While I was traveling, I journaled constantly about my experiences and the times I spent cooking with locals in their homes. It became my main mode of creation and spurred the full blown cookbook. Well, since I was traveling again, I of course took my journal to Hawaii. Here are some...

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An update from Cuba

Greetings desde Havana! This entry will be like a really long postcard, a brief but general update on my time here in Cuba.  I've been journaling a bunch but haven't had the chance to use the internet much.  The days are just packed. I'm busily working away on cookbook content. I'm cooking nearly everyday with chefs and home cooks in my apartment at times and around the city in various kitchens.  I’m learning a tremendous about about food here, and the Cuban way of cooking- clearly. It’s been very easy to connect with collaborators, to my luck. They are all very...

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