Maki Yazawa is a writer focused on food-related content and recipe creation. Maki holds a degree in Media, Culture, and Communication from New York University, where she studied abroad four times to recreate her own version of “Eat Pray Love.” Before writing, she helped spearhead the launch of Food Network in Latin America (and no, she was not on “Chopped”). Maki has Venezuelan and Japanese roots and prides herself in her arepa-making skills. In 2019, she graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education with a degree in Culinary Arts and completed her externship at David Chang’s Majordōmo in Los Angeles, California. Follow her on Instagram at @makifeed.