Paola is a cooking writer and avid cook who wrote her very first recipe for a
key lime cookie pie at age six. She is a proud Pata Salada— that’s Mexican
coastal surf speak for a native of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Her work has
appeared in Food & Wine, Epicurious, L.A. Times and more. She lives in
Long Beach, California with her husband, a taco editor, and their two Old
English Sheepdogs, Fig and Crema.