What’s it like for a new Canadian kid to assimilate to a Northern climate, different food and a completely foreign land with a new language to learn? As an adult, what’s it like to reconnect with your Colombian roots and discover the vast array of food cultures and work to share that with Canadians, one food festival, one recipe, one dish at a time?
Colombian-born, Canadian raised Mary Luz Mejia is a NATJA nominated freelance food/travel journalist, Gemini-nominated former food TV producer and food communications professional. Along with her many publications, Mary contributes to Ricardo Magazine’s food pages, Ensemble Vacations magazine, and was the brunch columnist for the Toronto Star’s weekly column “The Morning After” for the last year of its existence. She also curates and hosts food festivals some of which can be found in her culinary travel magazine Appetype
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