breaking knives while cutting cheese since 2010

faves: middle-eastern tea, watermelon, Arcade Fire, letter writing, writing in general, the entire Harry Potter series, inhaling from within, and my little family

education: International Culinary Institute, Las Positas College, UC Berkeley

facts: hearing impaired, bilingual, fat lisp and a bad posture

words: ambitious, fearless, rational, goofy, open-minded

I live in Northern California with my hairy-faced husband and canine children (who are also very hairy, fucking hair everywhere).

Click here to read about my health journey.

-Auzeen Abdi-Mendoza