Diana Pérez

A trained chef with a varied and extensive professional background, including
working in Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy and New York as well as experience in TV, digital and print culinary media and global food events such as Expo Milano 2015. Member of the Associates Board at America Media, which leads the conversation between faith and culture.

Chowhound Features: "One Salsa, Two Salsas: Red Salsa & Green Salsa"

Chowhound Features: "One Salsa, Two Salsas: Red Salsa & Green Salsa"

I love salsas. It’s fair to say that, for Mexicans, the salsa is the soul of a dish. No matter how lavish or simple, extravagant or humble, a meal without salsa is simply not a meal in any Mexican household. And while Mexican cooks like my mother are thankful for their blenders, food processors and immersion blenders, they will still tell you that there is nothing—absolutely nothing—like a salsa de molcajete (mortar and pestle sauce). It’s just magical.

Recipes and more in my latest on Chowhound Features.

A Tribute to Dorothy Cann Hamilton

A Tribute to Dorothy Cann Hamilton

Chowhound Features: "5 Ways to Up Your Instagram Game"

Chowhound Features: "5 Ways to Up Your Instagram Game"