Hi, I’m Speshyl!
Growing up, I have always had a love affair with food, watching the Food Network from sun up to sun down. I would mimic and adapt my favorite recipes from my favorite tv chefs. Little 9 year old me would take lessons from Emeril Lagasse, Paula Deen, Bobby Flay, Ina Garten and Alton Brown, running to the kitchen to perfect what I just learned.
Those were not my only sources of food knowledge. I also grew up watching my Mom, Dad, Grandma, and Aunt throw down in the kitchen. I’m all about big flavors that fill your soul. Being half Black and half Puerto Rican, I’ve developed a large flavor palette and many kitchen skills through my different cultures.
Cooking is my passion, and I really believe it has the power to bring the people you care about most together.
My food tells a story, and my friends and family are always down to see what new things I am willing to try my hand at. Not only are my recipes easy to recreate, they also leave you coming back for more. I hope I can provide that feeling of satisfaction for you through my food.
I believe that everyone is capable of learning not only how to cook, but how to cook WELL. Sometimes we all need just a little bit of inspiration to create magic.
I want you to see cooking as a positive tool. A tool that can provide the feelings of self care and mindfulness; create bonding experiences for you and your family and can build and form connections and communities.
Not only do I want to connect with you through cooking; I want to connect with you through life experiences as well. I also want you to learn something new; to have moments of reflection, and to leave my blog feeling better than you did when you arrived.
If you happen to make anything from the blog, please share it with me through email, firstname.lastname@example.org , or on any of my social media platforms. I really look forward to connecting with you and seeing what you create. Happy cooking!