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Videos

me with pig1 Lard? Yes! Praise the Lard -   It was 1991. Ruth Reichl, was the editor of the Los Angeles Times food section, and she was changing the culinary scene, mostly subtly but with a wake up bang directed  at others.  When she asked me to write...

Recipes

tortitas-de-papa Menu dinner for Mark Miller - People wondered why I would spend almost three days cooking this huge regional Mexican menu for Mark Miller who is not really a close friend (I had not seen him in years) but whom I like and admire very much....

Articles

loooking at album AARP Zarela Martinez, Pioneer of Regional Mexican Food living with Parkinson’s -     Since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2004, I’ve been dedicated to talking to people about my approach to dealing with Parkinson’s disease This method has allowed me to lead a fulfilling, productive, and  joyful life despite having to...

Zarela Martinez is one of America’s top culinary professionals and a 2013 inductee into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. Her achievements as a chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, food television host, and product developer and merchandiser place her as a pioneering woman in the world of the multiplatform food personality. More