Too often people forget that cuisine is regional! Everyone is going to add their own flair and they’re going to use the resources and ingredients that are available to them in their area. That is what makes food exciting and so complex!
“A lot of Latinos growing up in the states were encouraged to “be more American” by our immigrant parents and grandparents, out of fear of being targeted. As a result, so many of us grew up only speaking English, losing our native tongue and culture over generations”
"It's very scary to put your work on display, as any Artist can probably relate to. I've modeled for most of my own look books and it feels a little surreal to be literally standing in my own underwear pretty much publicly"
"It feels like there’s finally a common voice from women around the world who are taking charge of their sensuality and supporting each other in the fight against the taboo that has forced us down for so long."
"When I look upon my work and feel pride, I allow myself to believe that my feelings are beautiful, that they are inextricable to me. I paint self-portraits as a matter of psychological exercise and physical survival."