Beyond The Recipe: Karla
“Be really familiar with the pain points, because if it hurts there’s something there. There’s a desire and a want and a call to action in pain.”
Karla T. Vasquez is a food writer, recipe developer, and food stylist based in Los Angeles. Her writing has been published by The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Teen Vogue, Eater LA., KCET among others. Her recipe development work can be seen in Buzzfeed Tasty and Tastemade. In 2015, she founded SalviSoul, a Salvadoran cookbook storytelling project focused on recipe documentation, cultural memory, and intergenerational healing for the Salvadoran diaspora. SalviSoul is now the only dedicated food platform for Salvadoran cuisine with weekly online cooking classes, events, and a forthcoming cookbook.